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Use of Google as a diagnostic aid

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 14 December 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1270

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  1. Birte Twisselmann, assistant editor (web)
  1. 1 BMJ

    A few of the 40-odd respondents to the article by Hang and Ng think that the idea of the Google search engine being used as a diagnostic aid is downright laughable or dangerous, but most like this “new” facility, some even rating it quite highly.1 Several doctors identify the need for training in using search engines; this seems to have been implemented …

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