Monday, November 13, 2006

Study: Doctors Diagnose With Google

Study: Doctors Diagnose With Google
Monday, Nov 13, 2006 6:00 AM ET
IT'S NOT JUST PATIENTS WHO look up their symptoms on Google. Doctors increasingly turn to the search engine to diagnose their patients, according to a new study in the British Medical Journal. "Doctors adept at using the internet use Google to help them diagnose difficult cases," stated the report. "Web based search engines such as Google are becoming the latest tools in clinical medicine, and doctors in training need to become proficient in their use."
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