TITLE

The Internet and medicine: related sites including HIV/AIDS

AUTHOR(S)
Brettle, R. P.
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
International Journal of STD & AIDS;Feb1997, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
editorial
ABSTRACT
Whilst interest in the Internet is increasing there has been very little information to date on health-related resources. This review provides a personal selection of some initial sites together with brief descriptions of their contents in the areas of general medicine, infectious diseases, travel-related medicine and HIV/AIDS.
ACCESSION #
22201939

 

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