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Doctors warn of dangers of the internet

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7166.1103 (Published 24 October 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1103
  1. Terri Rutter
  1. Washington

    Sending emails to medical based sites on the worldwide web may not be the best or the fastest way to get personal medical information, concludes a new study in this week's JAMA (the journal of the American Medical Association).

    The study was conducted by Gunther Eysenbach, and Thomas Diepgen from the University Hospital Erlangen, who evaluated the possible responses received by people who seek medical advice through email messages to medically oriented …

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