Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Group 1: case 41
The dangers and complications that can arise from overuse of self-diagnosis websites were discussed in accordance with what little knowledge our group had on the topics of overuse, and diagnosis. We also discussed comments by McGee which said self-diagnosis websites knowingly advertise the drug for the condition you're researching. If you can't get the drug you think you want, McGee says you can order it straight from Mexico.Whether these are all true who knows, but it really wouldn't be too too crazy for either to happen. We all agreed that some degree of self awareness as it relates to physical condition is a good thing, but that we shouldn't depend on it by arguing with our healthcare professionals about what we think is right based on internet diagnoses.