This section focuses on finding information on a particular ailment, its symptoms and treatment. The example used is the childhood infection measles.
Step1: Finding the Right Site
You need to look for sites on the Internet that deal with health issues and in particular family health.
Recommended sites include:
- VHI at http://www.vhi.ie
- Irish Health at http://www.irishhealth.com
- Health A to Z at http://www.healthatoz.com
We will use the VHI website for our search example.
On the site, click on the category Health & Lifestyle.
On the drop-down menu, under the category Life Stages, a new menu is displayed.
Scroll down the page to Children’s Health Directory. On this menu select Childhood Illnesses & Conditions.
Next, choose Childhood Infections.