CAPHIS, the Consumer and Patient Health Information Section of the Medical Library Association, has researched numerous health information websites and has compiled lists of the websites that they have screened. The Medical Library Association is an association of health information professionals who work at universities, hospitals and public libraries, organizing and providing information to medical professionals and/or the public. Their jobs put them in a knowledgeable position to evaluate health-related websites.
Please keep the following CAPHIS/MLS disclaimer in mind as you consider Web-based health information:
“No direct recommendation or sponsorship by CAPHIS or MLA of these listed web resources is implied. The resources referenced here are intended to provide general information for you. Some resources will contain information that is the opinion of the author and not necessarily that of your physician. Please consult your healthcare provider for individual information on your specific condition.”
SOURCE: Medical Library Association website
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CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: August2016