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  1. Applications of the world wide web to neurosurgical practice. Commentaries.

    Article - En anglais


    The objectives of the New York University (NYU) neurosurgery Web resource are the following : 1) to educate patients and families of patients who have neurosurgical problems, 2) to provide a forum for communication among neurosurgeons and other physicians, 3) to educate neurosurgeons, and 4) to provide neurosurgeons with resources for enhancing their practices.


    The NYU neurosurgery Web resource resides on a Sun SparcStation 20, running Solaris 1.0 and National Center for Supercomputing Applications httpd 1.0. It is aimed at a broad audience that includes the general public as well as practicing neurosurgeons and other physicians.

    Accordingly, general information regarding a variety of neurosurgical problems is presented in easy-to-understand language.

    Material intended specifically for neurosurgeons, such as case discussions, is designed to stimulate discussion and encourage outside submissions.

    Interaction with the NYU faculty and residents may be accomplished by using electronic mail, file transfer protocol, and direct Web postings.

    Media in development include Java applets and real-time video over the Internet.

    The uniform resource locator for the NYU neurosurgery Web site is « http :/mcns10. med. nyu. edu/ ». RESULTS : The Web site has averaged 1800 accesses per month, and 5 to 10 electronic mail messages are received daily.

    Several patients for whom our faculty have held consultations over the Web have undergone surgery at NYU. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Système nerveux pathologie, Chirurgie, Internet, Réseau WWW, Education, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Nervous system diseases, Surgery, Internet, World wide web, Education, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0021175

    Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 21/05/1997.