Letters

Internet helps communication between doctors and patients

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7226.59 (Published 01 January 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:59
  1. Badal Pal, consultant rheumatologist (bpal@fs1.with.man.ac.uk)
  1. Department of Rheumatology, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester M23 9LT

    EDITOR—I found the articles by Jadad and Shepperd et al on using the internet to provide patients with information helpful. 1 2 The internet is beginning to transform health care, but there is fear that clinicians may remain ill prepared unless action is taken now. Jadad was unable to identify my article on this subject.3 I have developed the concept of cyberclinics in rheumatology and osteoporosis with …

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