The internet as a tool in clinical pharmacology

Josep Maria Castel, Albert Figueras, Joan Miquel Vigo

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    Abstract

    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
    Volume61
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2006

    Keywords

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

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