•The aim of this study is to assess the readability and quality of Wikipedia pages on neurosurgical related topics.•We assessed readability of Wikipedia pages using five different readability scales.•We used the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Clear Communication Index to evaluate the quality of each Wikipedia article.•Wikipedia articles related to neurosurgical topics are associated with higher grade levels for reading.•Wikipedia articles were also below the expected levels of clear communications.
Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery – Elsevier
Published: Mar 1, 2018
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