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BRIEF REPORT
Year : 2002  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 57-61

Tips on searching the internet for medical information


Department of Histopathology, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Ibrahim Mansoor
6112 North Harding, Chicago, IL 60659, USA

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PMID: 23008664

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Searching for references is part of everyday life in medicine. Since the arrival of the Internet, it has provided great promise for clinicians because of its ready provision of access to large amounts of knowledge and information. But because of the overload of information, searching for particular information has now become a tedious time-consuming and frustrating task. This article describes effective ways, tips, tools, detailed search techniques and strategies for searching for medical information. It also lists some useful resource and database sites that can help in the search for accurate information.


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