Wikipedia beats doctors’ website for patient info

The online encyclopedia is better than the American Academy of Ophthalmology's site, finds study
Reuters Health Clare Pain
woman doing google search on her tablet

Patients with diabetic retinopathy who google their disease face many poor quality websites, with Wikipedia currently their best bet, US researchers say.

The online encyclopedia ranked better than a patient information site set up by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the researchers found.