NetlinesBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7193.1295a (Published 08 May 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1295
- Harry Brown, general practitioner (DrHarry@dial.pipex.com)
The virtual notice board for the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group is at http://nceph.anu.edu.au/user/rnd868/arigroup.html. The website is primarily text based but, even so, makes an interesting read. Its description of the work of the Cochrane Collaboration and the Acute Respiratory Infections Group brings home to users just how much work goes into preparing and maintaining this important resource.
In a clever adaptation of internet technology http://www.egroups.com/ allows communication between individuals with a common interest by standard …