1.Rapidity in which information can be updated.
2.Ease of access to information.
3.Combines text, graphic and video information.
4.Future potential for the development of Neurological resources.
5.All of the above.
1.Lack of peer review on SOME sites.
2.Potential for MIS-information.
3.Sparse and widely distributed resources.
4.Lack of a CENTRAL INDEX for information.
5.All of the above
1.By viewing a Web page.
2.Opening up an email
3.Downloading a file from the Web or by FTP.
4.Allowing others to visit your own personal Web page that is set-up on your computer.
1.Use a Web search engine, such as Yahoo.
2.Start with a site, such as the American Academy of Neurology Web Page, that attempts to catalog useful information.
3.Phone the Epilepsy Foundation of America for infomration about their Web page.
4.Use a journal article or text that catalogs Web sites of Medical interest.
5. All of the above.
1.Parent/Patient Disease-related foundations.
4.Private Practice Groups
5.All of the above.
1.Hypertext to On-line Mendalian Inheritance In Man
2.Visit the Ataxia-Telangectasia Website at http://ww2.med.jhu.edu/ataxia/index.html
3.Use a search engine such as Infoseek or Yahoo to search for Ataxia-Telangectasia related sites.
4.Do a medline search on the subject of Ataxia-Telangectasia, using a search engine such as Network Entrez
5. All of the above
5. All of the above. Rapidity of change, ease of access, multimedia, and an unrealized future potential are all strengths of the internet.
5. All of the above. The internet has much potential, but one must carefully evaluate the source of the information. Additionally, the internet lacks a complete central index. Therefore, information can appear widely distributed and at times challengin to find.
3. Downloading a file. Recieving email and viewin g Web pages are generally considered safe activities from computer viruses. Many programs are available as shareware on the Internet, and most of them are clean. Be cautious, however, and cleanse downloaded files with a virus protection software before use.
5. All of the above. Each of the above methods will help you obtai n the address (URL) of a site of interest for you.
5. All of the above. Web pages can be easily generated, and are used a variety of organizations and individuals.
5. All of the above. Information on the internet can be found through a variety of ways. Each of the lisited methods will eventually yield an answer for you.
Either Answers 1, 2, or 3 would be correct. Often, the clue to what is in a site is encoded in the URL. Answer one refers to a Web page on Epilepsy from Washinton University in St. Louis (.wustl.) . Answer two is the Epilepsy Foundation of America (.efa.) homepage. Answer three referes to a Japanese homepage on Epilepsy. Answer four is a site from HotSprings AR and is not a worthwhile site on Epilepsy.
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