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New age website for the advancement of hand surgery S Noor, M Cheema, A Lakdawala, V Rajaratnam
Medical Websites Growth of medical content available in cyberspace Google search 10,300,000 for hand & surgery and 1,300,000 "handsurgery". 15,600,000 for plastic surgery and 11,700,000 for "plastic surgery". 4,560,000 for orthopaedic surgery and 2,960,000 for "orthopaedic surgery". Quality , Credibility, Authority
What are medical surfers requirements? Questionnaire Survey Aim: To determine the perceived qualities of a good hand surgery website by doctors. Method: 12 questions posed to Hand Surgery, T&O and Plastics Surgery doctors. Questionnaires handed out at ROH NHS FT, UHB NHS FT, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS FT. 62 Responses Consultants: 16 (T&0 + Plastic Surgery) Trainees: 46 (SPR / SHO)
Questionnaire 1. Streaming video on surgical procedures 2. Lectures presentations (e.g. as PowerPoint or PDF) 3. Web casts ( Audio and video ) on topics in hand surgery 4. Ability to download and save selected material 5. Ability to upload material e.g. case presentations 6. Case Discussion forum 7. Collaborate amongst professionals 8. Ability to participate in an online course including test (MCQ) etc 9. Ability to provide/create an online course 10. Would you like to see commercial adverts on such a website 11. Would you like to receive syndicated/regularly changing web content 12. Would you consider payment for such an educational web site? Using Likert score 0 – 5 strongly agree
ACCREDITATION OF WEBSITES Health On the Net Foundation is the leading organization promoting and guiding the deployment of useful and reliable online medical and health information, and its appropriate and efficient use. Created in 1995, HON is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, accredited to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations
1. Authoritative Indicate the qualifications of the authors 2. Complementarity Information should support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship 3. Privacy Respect the privacy and confidentiality of personal data submitted 4. Attribution Cite the source(s) of published information 5. Justifiability Site must back up claims relating to benefits and performance 6. Transparency Accessible presentation, accurate email contact 7. Financial disclosure Identify funding sources 8. Advertising policy Clearly distinguish advertising from editorial content HON Code
HON Certified Hand Surgery web site
www.handsurgerymanual.com Went on line October 2006 – FrontPage platform Web2.0 platform using Joomla open source CMS 2008 The philosophy:- Open to ideas Knowledge is universal and belongs to no one Disseminate knowledge as freely as possible Knowledge is valuable only if used Allow anyone to share their knowledge Ultimate objective is to improve the quality of hand surgery universally
Web 2.0 a phrase coined by O'Reilly Media in 2004 a “second generation” of Internet-based services allow surfers to collaborate and share information online the movement away from staticwebpages to dynamic and shareablecontent changes in the ways software developers and end-users utilize the Web
Dynamic and transparent channel for on demand learning with enhanced user participation, clinical and medical information sharing, and collaboration among doctors.
www.handsurgerymanual.com Board of Editors Technical Board Portal for hand surgeon by hand surgeons with hand surgeons Open Source software – Joomla Self funded No advertising
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