Casting a Wider Net: Improving Access to Medical Literature in Developing Countries

Roberts, Lewis R.; Missen, Cliff; Grimes, Gil C.
July 2007
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jul2007, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p846
Academic Journal
The article reflects on the delivery of high quality medical care in less developed countries. The author emphasizes the aspects which hamper the delivery of care. He asserts that the installation of Web-based digital libraries represent an opportunity to make an exponential advance in providing access to health care information. He stresses that handheld tools with access to medical information can also help in the provision of evidence-based medicine.


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