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Potential uses of an infodemiology approach for health-care services for rheumatology.

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Summary of "Potential uses of an infodemiology approach for health-care services for rheumatology."

This is a demand-based infodemiology study using the Google Trends and AdWords tools to illustrate infodemiology's potential use in rheumatology. The study investigates three questions in North American countries: (1) What terms associated with "rheumatology" and "arthritis" do people search for on Google? (2) What is the search volume for disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs)? and (3) What is the search volume for the term "arthritis" compared with for "hepatitis C" and "breast cancer"?

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Name: Clinical rheumatology
ISSN: 1434-9949
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