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Networking health: prescriptions for the Internet / Committee on Enhancing the Internet
for Health Applications: Technical Requirements and Implementation
Strategies, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Commission on
Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council.
p. cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-309-06843-6 (casebound)
1. Internet (Computer network) in medicine. I. National Research Council (U.S.).
Committee on Enhancing the Internet for Health Applications: Technical
Requirements and Implementation Strategies.
R859.7.I58N48 2000
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