Thursday, July 5, 2007

Useful Health, Pathologies, and Diseases websites

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MEDICAL ENCYCLOPEDIAS & HEALTH GUIDES
InteliHealth - Diseases, symptoms, treatment, definitions, and more
MEDLINEplus - Diseases, plus a dictionary, drug data, news, tutorials & articles
Healthfinder - Diseases, surgical procedures with graphics
The Doctor's Doctor: Diseases & Diagnosis - Find diseases by anatomical system
MedicineNet - Symptoms, disease and conditions in easy-to-use format
Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy

ANATOMY
Anatomy Swicki Search - NEW! Search good anatomy Web sites for info & images
AMA Atlas of the Body - Click on a system, get a picture and description
Human Anatomy Online Encyclopedia
Gray's Anatomy Online - It's a classic
GETTING GOOD HEALTH INFORMATION
Evaluating Health Information (NIH) Tutorial
Quackwatch - Look up false medical cures, health claims, herb facts, etc.
MLA Guide to Finding Health Information - Search tips, plus links to disease information
DISEASE & PATHOLOGY IMAGES
AltaVista Images - Type the disease into the search window
Google Images - Type the disease into the search window; use quotes around phrases
PHARMACOLOGY / PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
Drugs.com (Combination of PDR, Micromedex, & Multum data)
Medline Plus Drug Information (Micromedex & MedMaster data)
RxMed
FDA MedWatch
Council for Responsible Nutrition - Dietary Supplements
AIDS / HIV
AIDSinfo - Treatment, prevention, and research from NIH
The Body PRO: HIV / AIDS Resource for Healthcare Professionals
Interactive Multimedia Textbook of HIV / AIDS
INFECTIOUS DISEASES
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Start here
Infectious Diseases: HMMI's Biointeractive Labs & Lectures - Tutorials
SARS News and Information (MEDLINEplus) - News and background info
Healthcare-Associated Infections (BMA) - List with explanations
Vaccine Information (National Network for Immunization Information)
DIABETES
American Diabetes Association
Diabetes123: Diabetes Basics - Definitions, care, research, links
DIGESTIVE & KIDNEY DISEASE
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
RESPIRATORY DISEASES
American Lung Association Diseases A-Z
YourLungHealth.org
ALZHEIMER'S
Alzheimer's Association - Definitions, resources, research, news
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center - National Institute on Aging
ARTHRITIS
Arthritis Foundation
CANCER
Cancer.gov (Natl. Cancer Institute) - A-Z list of cancer information
Medicine Online Cancer Information Library - Links to resources by cancer type
OncoLink (Abramson Cancer Center) - Treatments, news, etc.
CARDIOVASCULAR
American Heart Association
Cardiovascular - HMMI's Biointeractive Labs & Lectures
Heart Care Associates Normal Heart & Clinical Problems
Mayo Clinic Heart Center
FOODBORNE ILLNESS
Foodsafety.gov Foodborne Pathogens
RARE DISEASES
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) - Description and links
NIH Office of Rare Diseases - Definitions, news, links

1 comment:

Jonathan Beeker said...

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