• Vol. 33 No. 4 (Suppl), 50S–52S
  • 31 July 2004

The Role of Internet and Personal Digital Assistant in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology



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Internet usage for dentistry and medicine is growing. Using search engines available on the Internet, websites for oral pathology and oral medicine information resources are explored and evaluated. A framework, whereby the personal digital assistant is used in conjunction with the Internet to enhance the practice and education of oral pathology, is proposed.

The Internet is a global network of networks that connect computers all over the world, so that anyone from any point in the network can communicate with others on the network through a service provider. The Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and the World Wide Web (www) technology have become the universal standard for networking and delivery of information.

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