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The Internet for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals [electronic resource]

  • Edwards, Margaret J. A. author.
  • 1997
The Internet for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals [electronic resource]
  • Data Type
    Book
  • Title/Author
    The Internet for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals[electronic resource] / by Margaret J. A. Edwards.
  • Edition
    Second Edition.
  • Author
    Edwards, Margaret J. A., author.
  • Authors
    SpringerLink (Online service)
  • Phy Desc.
    XIV, 180 p. : online resource.
  • Contents Note
    1 What Is the Internet? -- What Is the Internet? -- Who Owns and Operates the Internet? -- What Does the Internet Look Like? -- Where Did the Internet Come From? -- What Can I Do with the Internet? -- 2 How Does the Internet Work? -- Connecting to the Internet -- Types of Internet Connections -- What to Look for When Choosing an Internet Provider -- Finding Information on the Internet -- 3 Using Electronic Mail (E-mail) -- Anatomy of an E-mail Message -- Legal Issues -- E-mail Etiquette -- Mailing Lists -- 4 Newsgroups -- What Is Usenet? -- Components of a Usenet Article -- Joining a Newsgroup -- Reading Articles -- Posting Articles -- Final Thoughts -- 5 Telnet and FTP: Remote Login and Retrieval of Information -- FTP -- Locating Files Using Archie -- 6 Finding Information on the Internet -- The Gopher -- WAIS -- World Wide Web -- Final Thoughts -- 7 Using and Citing Information from the Internet -- Using Information from the Internet -- Citing Information from the Internet -- Electronic Sources: APA Style of Citation -- Electronic Sources: MLA Style of Citation -- 8 Implications for the Future: Science Fiction Versus Reality -- Variables -- Impact of the Internet on Health Care -- Health Education for the Public -- Long Term Care Facilities -- Conclusion (or Beginning?) -- Appendix 1: Top Ten Favourite Web Sites -- 1. Food and Nutrition Information Center -- 2. GoldenAge Net -- 3. Hardin Meta Directory of Internet Health Sources -- 4. Magellan: Health and Medicine -- 5. MedWeb -- 6. Peter Ramme?셲 Idea Nurse -- 7. Points of Interest: Pediatrics -- 8. Virtual Hospital -- 9. Virtual Pharmacy -- 10. Yahoo! Health Directory -- Appendix 2: Health-Related Internet Resources -- Profession Specific -- Health-Related topics -- Online Journals -- Searchable Health-Related Literature Databases.
  • Topical Term
    Medicine.
    Health informatics.
    Nursing.
    Medicine & Public Health.
    Health Informatics.
    Nursing.
  • Host Item
    Springer eBooks
  • Additional Item
    Printed edition: 9780387948881
  • ISBN
    9781468404944
  • Language
    English