The quality of open access and open source internet material in gastroenterology: is Wikipedia appropriate for knowledge transfer to patients?

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The quality of open access and open source internet material in gastroenterology: is Wikipedia appropriate for knowledge transfer to patients?
Authors: Kasia Czarnecka-Kujawa, Rupert Abdalian, Samir C. Grover
Citation: Gastroenterology 134 (4, Supplement 1): A-325-A-326. 2008 April
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DOI: 10.1016/S0016-5085(08)61518-8.
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The quality of open access and open source internet material in gastroenterology: is Wikipedia appropriate for knowledge transfer to patients? is a short conference abstract on the "comprehensiveness of Wikipedia's gastroenterology articles".

They examined how topics behind ICD-9 and ICD-10 diagnostic codes in gastroenterology was represented in Wikipedia. They found 168 of 203 "first generation ICD-10 diagnostic codes represented in Wikipedia and 148 of 178 ICD-9 codes.

Readability is also considered.

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