Article Text

PDF

Genitourinary medicine and The Internet No. 4.
  1. R K Lau
  1. Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Beckenham Hospital, UK.

    Abstract

    The Internet provides a rapid facility for accessing a large amount of information which, once found, can be manipulated in a variety of ways. For example, with the authors' permission, Web pages can be retrieved, converted into text files and edited to produce patient leaflets of sexually-transmitted conditions, prescribing information leaflets, clinical guidelines and protocols, etc. Collections of relevant Web sites placed in bookmarks on a Web browser for students to refer to could also form the basis for self-directed learning, and tutorials and small group teaching on specific subjects.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.