False Beliefs in Health Care

Information is widely available on the internet, but more information does not equal more knowledge. A benefit is that patients and clinicians can easily find high quality information, but a risk is that easily accessible misinformation can harm patients and their relationship with clinicians. This month’s issue explores false beliefsthose at odds with established bodies of evidenceand their implications. 

Volume 20, Number 11: E1001-1112 Full Issue PDF