Reading list and web resources

Posted as supplied by authors.

Further reading

W1. Muir Gray JA. The Resourceful Patient, eRosetta Press, Oxford UK, 2002. Full text available online at www.resourcefulpatient.org. (accessed 5 March 2004.)

W2. Donaldson L. The expert patient: a new approach to chronic disease management for the 21st century, Department of Health, London, August, 2001. http://www.dh.gov.uk/assetRoot/04/01/85/78/04018578.pdf (accessed 23 April 2004.)

W3. Donaldson L. Expert patients usher in a new era of opportunity for the NHS," BMJ 2003;326:1279-80.

W4. Fox S, Lee R. The online health care revolution: how the web helps Americans take better care of themselves. (Pew Internet & American Life Project, 26 November 2000). http://www.pewinternet.org/reports/toc.asp?Report=26 (accessed 7 May 2004.)

W5. Kaplan B, Flatley Brennan P. Consumer informatics: supporting patients as co-producers of quality. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2001;8:309-16.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=11418537&dopt=Abstract [Abstract],

http://www.jamia.org/cgi/content/full/8/4/309 (full text—fee required)

W6. Houston, Thomas K., Cooper, Lisa A. and Ford, Daniel E., Internet support groups for depression: A 1-year prospective sohort study. American Journal of Psychiatry 2002;159:2062-8

W7. Fogel J, Albert SM, Schnabel F, Ditkoff BA, Neugut AI. Internet use and social support in women with breast cancer. Health Psychol 2002;21:398-404.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=12090683&dopt=Abstract [Abstract]; Fogel, J., Albert, S. M., Schnabel, F., Ditkoff, B. A., & Neugut, A. I. (2002). "Use of the Internet by women with breast cancer. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 4(2), e9, http://www.jmir.org/2002/2/e9/ (Accessed March 22, 2004)

W8. Ferguson T. From patients to end users. BMJ 2002;324:555-6.

W9. Ferguson T. Digital doctoring—opportunities and challenges in electronic patient-physician communication. JAMA 1998;280:1361-2.

W10. A few representative sites which support e-patients in empowering and innovative ways:

www.acor.org

http://answers.google.com/answers/browse?catid=1400

www.askapatient.com

www.cancerguide.org

www.diagnose-me.com

www.drgreene.com

www.lungcaceronline.org

www.metanoia.org

www.pkc.com

www.psychcentral.com

www.selfhelpgroups.org

http://yahoo.com/Health/

http://health.dir.groups.yahoo.com/dir/Health___Wellness/