The Internet for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals / Edition 1

The Internet for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals / Edition 1

by Margaret J. Edwards
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387945547

ISBN-13: 9780387945545

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

This book is a primer to the Internet for those who have little or no computer experience. In plain language, it describes the Internet, how it works, and how to use various Internet tools. In addition, this book provides an extensive listing of health-related Internet resources, from an on-line version of the American Journal of Nursing, to the "Virtual Nursing…  See more details below

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This book is a primer to the Internet for those who have little or no computer experience. In plain language, it describes the Internet, how it works, and how to use various Internet tools. In addition, this book provides an extensive listing of health-related Internet resources, from an on-line version of the American Journal of Nursing, to the "Virtual Nursing Centre." The reader will find this directory, complete with descriptions of each entry, a treasure trove of the information resources available for health care professionals on the Internet. When you need to know how others have dealt with a proposed health care change, you can't wait three months for the next conference or nine months for the next book to come out - that's when you discover the real power of the Internet. It lets you exchange information with peers around the world instantly, giving you the knowledge edge to keep your nursing or health care practice professional and progressive.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387945545
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
6.11(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1What Is the Internet?1
Ch. 2How Does the Internet Work?9
Ch. 3Using Electronic Mail (E-Mail)17
Ch. 4Newsgroups25
Ch. 5Telnet and FTP: Remote Login and Retrieval of Information29
Ch. 6Finding Information on the Internet35
Ch. 7Implications for the Future: Science Fiction Versus Reality43
Appendix I Sources of Additional Information51
Appendix II Health-Related Internet Resources53
Glossary117
Index121

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