Table 3

Reasons for not using the internet to obtain clinical information

Reason

% (N/total)


No access in the consultation room

54 (58/107)


Time pressure

37 (40/107)


Possible interference with physician-patient relationship

30 (32/107)


Too time-consuming

10 (11/107)


Slow internet browsing

6 (6/107)


No experience in using the internet

3 (3/107)


Information content obtained from the internet is confusing

0.9 (1/107)


Concerns regarding security of data transmission

0.9 (1/107)


Others

2 (2 out of 107)


Reasons for not using the internet to obtain clinical information during consultation among a cohort of dermatologists (n = 107) in Saudi Arabia*.

AlGhamdi BMC Dermatology 2009 9:10   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-9-10

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