Websites should specify level of evidence for information they publish, report saysBMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7337.568/b (Published 09 March 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:568
- Alexander Dorozynski
In May 2000, the French Ministry of Health and the national medical association decided to assess the quality of health information available on the internet and to define a French code of ethics for health sites.
One of the objectives was to define criteria to assess the quality of information termed “sensitive” because it could influence a decision about the user's health. The main criterion chosen was the level of evidence (“niveau de preuve”) for the statement or claim being …