Doctor, Nurse or Apomediary? - What Role should Healthcare Professionals Play in Assisting Patients with Long Term Conditions to Access, and Make Sense of, Information from the Internet

Jaqui Hewitt-Taylor, Carol S. Bond

Abstract

This position paper explores healthcare professionals’ roles in mediating the information that people with long term conditions obtain via the Internet. It explores how the way in which long term conditions are conceptualised may influence the roles and approaches which healthcare staff should adopt, and contrasts the intermediary and apomediary roles which this may include, and how such roles may be enacted in healthcare provision.

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Hewitt-Taylor J. and Bond C. (2013). Doctor, Nurse or Apomediary? - What Role should Healthcare Professionals Play in Assisting Patients with Long Term Conditions to Access, and Make Sense of, Information from the Internet . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-37-2, pages 139-143. DOI: 10.5220/0004184701390143


in Bibtex Style

@conference{healthinf13,
author={Jaqui Hewitt-Taylor and Carol S. Bond},
title={Doctor, Nurse or Apomediary? - What Role should Healthcare Professionals Play in Assisting Patients with Long Term Conditions to Access, and Make Sense of, Information from the Internet},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={139-143},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004184701390143},
isbn={978-989-8565-37-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2013)
TI - Doctor, Nurse or Apomediary? - What Role should Healthcare Professionals Play in Assisting Patients with Long Term Conditions to Access, and Make Sense of, Information from the Internet
SN - 978-989-8565-37-2
AU - Hewitt-Taylor J.
AU - Bond C.
PY - 2013
SP - 139
EP - 143
DO - 10.5220/0004184701390143