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MANUSCRIPT: Presentation of clinical laboratory results: an experimental comparison of four visualization techniques

Abstract Objective To evaluate how clinical chemistry test results were assessed by volunteers when presented with four different visualization techniques. Materials and methods A total of 20 medical students reviewed quantitative test results from 4 patients using 4 different visualization techniques in a balanced, crossover experiment. The laboratory data represented relevant patient categories, including

ABSTRACT: Factors influencing use of an e-health website in a community sample of older adults — Czaja et al. 20 (2): 277 — Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

Abstract Objective The use of the internet as a source of health information and link to healthcare services has raised concerns about the ability of consumers, especially vulnerable populations such as older adults, to access these applications. This study examined the influence of training on the ability of adults (aged 45+