[Web Babel Syndrome and false expectations during own multimedia oncological search]

Clin Ter. 2014;165(3):e225-9. doi: 10.7417/CT.2014.1725.
[Article in Italian]


Nowadays Internet has become the new gold standard, for most of web users, when performing a screening on medical updates and/or cares. Although provided with some scientific background most of websites, blogs and videos (which as main source have Youtube) lack some institution that can garantee their contents and quality; thus one generates ambiguities among users giving light to a particular pathology called "Web Babel Syndrome"

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Information Services*
  • Internet*
  • Medical Informatics*
  • Multimedia
  • Neoplasms
  • Patient Education as Topic