Information In Practice


BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 26 September 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:864

Coundown to Y2K

Free short internet address

  • If you have a site with a long web address you might like to consider using the internet jump facility ( You can set up a free address of the sort, which will automatically redirect the user to your chosen site. The only drawback is that you must place an advert for the service on your web page to use it.

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh discussion forum, JavaScript, and Hogarth

Electrocardiograms and multiple choice questions

Spam, cookies, privacy, email, and patients

The Risk Files

  • The Risk Files ( is a free publication dedicated to informing healthcare professionals about the internet and related issues. It is compiled and issued monthly by Ahmad Risk and delivered by email.

Rheumatology website

  • The International League of Associations for Rheumatology, an umbrella organisation for rheumatology associations worldwide, now has a website (, packed full of information and links about the world of rheumatology.

Internet Resources for Medicine and Bioscience, 4th edition

Compiled by Mark Pallen


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