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# self-diagnosis - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

43% of mothers use the internet to diagnose their children’s symptoms when sick
# Self Diagnosis
# Self Diagnosis

43% of mothers use the internet to diagnose their children’s symptoms when sick

Jun 25th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,867 Views 55 Comments

A survey of 1,800 mothers in Ireland found that four in ten mothers see the internet as the first place for advice when dealing with a sick child rather than going to a GP or the pharmacist.