GPs should Google diagnosis: study
Baffled GPs urged to try diagnosis by Google
The Sunday Times, UK
Can Google Diagnose Illness Better Than Doctors?
Search Engine Roundtable
It should come as no surprise to anyone that this week’s study in the British Medical Journal is indicative of just how large Google has become. 3-5 billion searchable medical pages, and 50 billion web pages in total. Used properly, the size, power and speed of Google is one of the fastest diagnostic tools in medicine.
I think it is important to emphasize that the operative phrase of this paragraph is “Used properly.”