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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1985 August; 35(277): 384–386.
PMCID: PMC1960218

Accessing remote data bases using microcomputers


General practitioners' access to remote data bases using microcomputers is increasing, making even the most obscure information readily available. Some of the systems available to general practitioners in the UK are described and the methods of access are outlined. General practitioners should be aware of the advances in technology; data bases are increasing in size, the cost of access is falling and their use is becoming easier.

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