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Medical Information on the Internet: A Guide for Health Professionals / Edition 2
     

Medical Information on the Internet: A Guide for Health Professionals / Edition 2

by Robert Kiley
 

ISBN-10: 0443061947

ISBN-13: 9780443061943

Pub. Date: 04/28/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This guide focuses on retrieving online information specific to the needs of health professionals. New to this third edition is a section on databases and discussion of medical-specific search engines. New chapters cover topics such as medical journals, online images, and physician-only portals. New connectivity options available to home users are also explored. Kiley

Overview

This guide focuses on retrieving online information specific to the needs of health professionals. New to this third edition is a section on databases and discussion of medical-specific search engines. New chapters cover topics such as medical journals, online images, and physician-only portals. New connectivity options available to home users are also explored. Kiley is affiliated with the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine, London. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443061943
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Edition description:
2ND BK&CDR
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: Connecting, browsing and communicating Why use the Internet - Getting connected: new choices. Effective web browsing. Communicating.
Section 2 Medical databases on the web EBM databases. Medline and other medical databases on the web. Medical meta-search databases.
Section 3 Searching the web Internet search engines. Medical web search engines. Web directories. Evaluated medical directories.
Section 4 the medical web Interactive learning. Medical journals. Medical portals. Medical images. Consumer health information. The quality issue. The future.

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