Case Study: Health Information Websites
In this resource students look at the ethical issues surrounding the use of the internet by people to find and share health information, advice and diagnosis. The resource looks at the possible benefits and harm that could be caused by inaccurate information or access to personal information by strangers on healthcare websites.
In the two activities, students work either in pairs or individually to assess websites according to quality criteria and then examine the benefits and potential harm of using healthcare websites, applying ethical principles.
The resource was produced by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics.
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Resource by: Nuffield Council on Bioethics
The resource is part of Nuffield Council on Bioethics
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- Case Study: Health Information Websites