The internet as a tool in clinical pharmacology

Albert Figueras, Josep Maria Castel Llobet

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The invention of the internet and the world-wide web was a landmark that has affected many aspects of everyday life, but is so recent and dynamic that many of its potential uses are still being explored. Aside from its purely commercial use as a virtual pharmacy (e-commerce), the internet is useful in at least three aspects related to clinical pharmacology: communication, training and research. In this paper we briefly review several internet applications related to clinical pharmacology and describe, as an example, the logistics of a multicentre research collaboration related to the promotion of rational drug use in the prevention of postpartum haemorrhage. © 2006 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)787-790
JournalBritish Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2006


  • Clinical pharmacology
  • Communication
  • Internet
  • Research
  • Training
  • World wide web


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