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Who would trust Wikipedia for medical information?

Posted Aug 04 2009 5:38pm

The New Scientist reports that “ Sixty-one per cent of American adults seek out health advice online.”  Looking for medical advice online is okay as long as you don’t rely on a unreliable sites.  For instance, who would trust a user generated site like Wikipedia?  The answer to this question, is doctors.

According to a report in April by US healthcare consultancy  Manhattan Research, fifty percent of U.S. doctors turn to Wikipedia for medical information.

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