Medical Information on the Internet: A Guide for Health Professionals

Medical Information on the Internet: A Guide for Health Professionals

by Robert Kiley
     
 

A New Edition of a successful and highly praised guide to using the Internet, aimed at health professional of all kinds.

• New and revised edition of a highly praised guide to the internet for health professionals, which is useful both to beginners and to established users wanting tips and guidance on specifically medical internet resources.

Overview

A New Edition of a successful and highly praised guide to using the Internet, aimed at health professional of all kinds.

• New and revised edition of a highly praised guide to the internet for health professionals, which is useful both to beginners and to established users wanting tips and guidance on specifically medical internet resources.
• Clear and practical guidance on getting started and finding what you want.
• Concise but comprehensive coverage of those areas of the internet of most interest to medics - medical databases, search engines and directories, interactive learning resources, medical portals and the quality of information issue.
• Consumer health chapter helps the health professional direct patients to authoritative sources of information on the Internet
• Supporting Web pages at http://www.medinfolinks.com , regularly updated by the author, give links to all the sites mentioned in the book, details of useful new sites which have appeared since publication, updates on URLs which have changed, a sample chapter and a "contact the author" facility.

• New section on medical databases will help readers search databases such as Cochrane and MEDLINE effectively.
• Discussion of medical-specific search engines.
• New chapters on medical journals, online images and physician-only portals.
• Focus on new connectivity options available to the home user.
• All other chapters extensively revised and rewritten.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443072154
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/27/2003
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.92(w) x 9.94(h) x 0.48(d)

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