Medicine and the Internet, 3rd Edition / Edition 3

Medicine and the Internet, 3rd Edition / Edition 3

by Bruce C. McKenzie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198510632

ISBN-13: 9780198510635

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The internet boils down to just two things- communication and information- both of which lie at the core of medical practice. The internet's contribution to medicine is no longer mere potential. Rather, it offers the tangible inducements of efficacy, resource sharing, accessibility, knowledge procurement, and economy. This third edition of this original and

Overview

The internet boils down to just two things- communication and information- both of which lie at the core of medical practice. The internet's contribution to medicine is no longer mere potential. Rather, it offers the tangible inducements of efficacy, resource sharing, accessibility, knowledge procurement, and economy. This third edition of this original and best-selling book about the internet for doctors and medical students has been completely revised and updated. The editor has assembled a team of expert contributors to produce an unmatched, compact volume of accurate information and respected opinion. The internet is here to stay and doctors are getting online in ever-increasing numbers. For those who already have access, this book will stimulate their exploration of online resources and topical issues. Adapting to the changing requirements of its readers, Medicine and the Internet is tailored to the needs of both beginner and enthusiast, while acknowledging that providing clear, readily accessible knowledge is paramount. Meidicine and trh Internet:*Uniquely focuses on the application of internet and technologies from a clinical point of view.*Comprehensively covers using the internet for medical communications, clinical care, medical education, consumer health information, medical research, publishing, and commerce.*Considers key issues surrounding online medical advice, copyright, confidentiality, information quality, equitable access, and 'e-health' ethics.*Providers real-world examples illustrating how the internet can provide solutions to everyday problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198510635
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 6.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction iNFOpulse
1.1. Introducing the internet, Bruce McKenzie
1.2. Access to the internet, Bruce McKenzie
1.3. Introducing email, Bruce McKenzie
1.4. Introducing the web, Bruce McKenzie
2. Using the internet to communicate iNFOpulse
2.1. Communicating with colleagues, Adrian Midgley
2.3. Communicating with patients, Beverley Kane
2.4. Communicating in groups, Trisha Greenhalgh
3. Using the internet for clinical care iNFOpulse
3.1. Accessing evidence-based practice, Andrew Booth
3.2. Clinical information and decision-support systems, Hamish Fraser
3.3. Telemedicine consultations, Richard Wootton
3.4. Security, privacy, and confidentiality issues, Grant Kelly and Bruce McKenzie
4. Using the internet for medical education iNFOpulse
4.1. Undergraduate medical education, Johanna Westbrook
4.2. Continuing professional development, Peter Toon
5. Using the internet for patient education iNFOpulse
5.1. Information for patients, Harry Brown
6. Using the internet for research iNFOpulse
6.1. Accessing MEDLINE, Jane Rowlands
6.2. Searching the medical web, Richard Appleyard
6.3. Facilitating research, Gunther Eysenbach and Jeremy Wyatt
7. Using the internet for publishing and commerce iNFOpulse
7.1. Medical publishing, Fiona Godlee and Pritpal Tamber
7.2. Medical commerce, John Mack and Bruce McKenzie
7.3. Information quality issues, Gunther Eysenbach
8.1. Conclusion, Bruce McKenzie
Glossary
Index

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