Wikis, blogs and podcasts: a new generation of Web-based tools for virtual collaborative clinical practice and education

@article{Boulos2006WikisBA,
  title={Wikis, blogs and podcasts: a new generation of Web-based tools for virtual collaborative clinical practice and education},
  author={Maged N. Kamel Boulos and Inocencio Daniel Maramba and Steve Wheeler},
  journal={BMC Medical Education},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={41 - 41}
}
BackgroundWe have witnessed a rapid increase in the use of Web-based 'collaborationware' in recent years. These Web 2.0 applications, particularly wikis, blogs and podcasts, have been increasingly adopted by many online health-related professional and educational services. Because of their ease of use and rapidity of deployment, they offer the opportunity for powerful information sharing and ease of collaboration. Wikis are Web sites that can be edited by anyone who has access to them. The word… Expand
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