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Table 2 Details of Internet Interventions shown to participants

From: Information from the Internet and the doctor-patient relationship: the patient perspective – a qualitative study

Condition Internet intervention Further details
Patients with diabetes mellitus My diabetes Freely available at http://www.mydiabetes.com Identified by google internet search Produced by US commercial stake-holder
  Diabetes insight Freely available at http://www.diabetes-insight.info Identified by google internet search Produced by UK charitable stake-holder
  Aida Freely available at http://www.2aida.org Identified via systematic review search of academic literature Produced by European academic stake-holders
Patients with ischaemic heart disease Heart center online Freely available at http://www.heartcenteronline.com Identified by google internet search Produced by US commercial stake-holder
  Your heart Freely available at http://www.yourheart.org.uk Identified by google internet search Produced by UK NHS and academic stakeholders
  Heart info Freely available at http://www.heartinfo.org Identified by google internet search Produced by US charitable stake-holder
Patients with hepatitis C Hepatitis C forum Freely available at http://www.hepatitis-c.de Identified by consumer representative Produced by German forum (stakeholder unclear); English version no longer available.
  Hep C vets Freely available at http://www.hepcvets.com Identified by consumer representative Produced by a US consumer representative stake-holder
  Hep C UK Freely available at http://www.hepCuk.info Identified by consumer representative Produced by UK charitable consumer representative stake-holder