DOI: 10.1111/dth.14098
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Abstract: The traditional patient-physician relationship is being changed by the patients' searches for medical information on the Internet and in social media (SM). Freely available medical information online bears enormous potential but also holds dangers. In this crosssectional, questionnaire-based study, the patients' motivation, preferences and unmet needs when searching for medical information online and the impact on the patientphysician relationship were assessed using Spearman's correlation coefficients, χ 2-te…

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