This text focuses on the Internet needs of orthopaedic surgeons. It educates them on how to use the web in their day-to-day practice. Topics covered in depth include: quick access to the Internet, the history of the Internet, terminology, hardware and software, search engines, e-mail, CME, browsers, mailing lists, medical informatics, and creating web pages. An extensive list of annotated orthopaedic-specific Internet sites are also included. This unique compilation of orthopaedic-specific information forms an invaluable resource for every orthopaedic surgeon wishing to make effective and efficient use of the Internet in his/her practice.