Resources

Anatomy/Physiology

Title: Adam
http://www.adam.com
Description: Adam.com is best known for its health encyclopedia and educational materials.

Title: Anatomy Site
http://www.meddean.luc.edu/lumen/MedEd/GrossAnatomy/anatomy.htm
Description: An extensive list of live links to more than you ever wanted to know about human anatomy.

Title: Auscultation Assistant
http://www.wilkes.med.ucla.edu/intro.html
Description: This site is a source of online lung and heart sounds.

Title: Heart Anatomy – Texas Heart Institute
http://texasheart.org/hic/anatomy/

Title: LUMEN – Learn ‘Em, The Loyola University Medical Education Network
http://www.lumen.luc.edu/lumen/meded/grossanatomy/learnem/learnit.htm

Title: Web Anatomy –University of Minnesota
http://msjensen.cehd.umn.edu/webanatomy/

Health Care Policy / Legislative

Title: Health Careers in Georgia
http://georgiahealth.edu/ahec/healthworkforce/healthcareers/
Description: This website is designed specifically for health professions students and health care professionals in the state of Georgia. Our site features information about financial aid, certification and licensure, employment, continuing education and professional organizations. This site was created in partnership with the Health Care Workforce Policy Advisory Committee and the Georgia Statewide AHEC Network. The Policy Advisory Committee is appointed by the board of the Department of Community Health and is charged with monitoring the conditions of the health care workforce in Georgia.

Title: Health Hippo
http://hippo.findlaw.com/
Description: THE resource for health policy and regulatory information. Clear organization, fun metaphor, excellent content make this uniquely useful site a great source for folks needing policy and regulatory info.

Title: Public Health Grand Rounds
http://publichealthgrandrounds.unc.edu/
Description: The goal of Public Health Grand Rounds is to promote a leadership-level national dialogue on public health issues of strategic significance.

Title: Vote Smart Web- Issues, Health Care
http://www.vote-smart.org/issues/HEALTH_CARE/
Description: Outstanding site. Overviews of, and large number of internet links regarding, issues confronting US: Budget and Taxes, Campaign Finance Reform, Crime and Drugs, Education, Foreign Policy and Defense, Medicare and Social Security, Social Policy. Voting records for 105th congress, publications (some free), national and state candidate/office holder bios and issue information. Democracy in action!

Professional Organizations

Title: Advanceweb
http://www.advanceweb.com
Description: Produced by King of Prussia, PA-based Merion Publications, Inc., this site offers plenty of interest and value even if you're not a subscriber to any of the company's 19 publications.

Title: All Nurses
http://www.allnurses.com
Description: Allnurses.com has active nursing discussions, nursing news, links and resources for every nursing specialty and much more.

Title: American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing
http://aaacn.inurse.com/
Description: A small site providing information regarding the mission and activities of this professional organization.

Title: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
http://www.aacn.org
Description: A professional organization dedicated to critical care nurses. Info on membership, education, publications, links.

Title: American Holistic Nurses Association
http://www.ahna.org/ 

Title: The American Association for the History of Nursing
http://www.aahn.org/index.html

Title: American Nurses Association
http://www.ana.org
Description: The home page for this nursing professional organization.

Title: Ethnomed.org
http://ethnomed.org/

Title: Food and Drug Administration
http://www.fda.gov/
Description: Information about FDA actions regarding food and drug regulations and evaluations. Evaluations of foods, products, and related procedures. Sections on nutrition, packaging guidelines, import/export, pesticides, biotechnology, additives, allergies, consumer information and more.

Title: The Georgia Board of Nursing
http://www.sos.state.ga.us/plb/rn/

Title: Healthfinder®
http://www.healthfinder.gov
Description: Healthfinder® is a free gateway to reliable consumer health and human services information developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Title: Hispanichealth.org
http://www.hispanichealth.org/

Title: International Council of Nurses
http://www.icn.ch
Description: The International Council of Nurses is a federation of national nurses’ associations (NNAs), representing nurses in 118 countries. Professional practice, regulation, and socio-economic welfare are the areas of focus for the organization. Continuing ed., books, nursing internet connections. Well done.

Title: The Midwest Nursing Research Society
http://www.mnrs.org/

Title: The Southern Nursing Research Society
http://www.snrs.org/

Title: The National Council for State Boards of Nursing
https://www.ncsbn.org

Title: National League for Nursing
http://www.nln.org
Description: This site provides information about education, research, journal, grants, and much more.

Title: The College of Nursing - Hong Kong
http://www.fmshk.com.hk/conhk/
Description: This site provides education, advocacy, international calendar of events, and library services.

Title: University of Iowa Health Care
http://www.uihealthcare.com/
Description: University of Iowa Health Care includes UI College of Medicine, UI Hospitals and Clinics, UI College of Public Health, UI Family Care Centers, more than 100 outreach programs, dozens of child health specialty clinics, and UI Telemedicine, home health care, and occupational medicine services.

Title: University of Iowa Libraries
http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/
Description: Ability to check for resources in the Hardin Health Sciences Library AND, more importantly, links to many internet resources both at the library and on the Web. Excellent and extensive.

Title: University of Washington HealthLinks
http://hsl.uw.edu/
Description: Searchable and sorted links resource from UW. Also features timely health related news articles and information connected to the University.

Title: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing
http://www.nursingsociety.org/

Title: The Society for Urologic Nurses and Associates
http://www.suna.org/cgi-bin/WebObjects/SUNAMain

Pharmacology

Title: Medline Plus Health Drug Database
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html

Title: Orphanet
http://www.orpha.net
Description: Orphanet has a database of rare diseases and orphan drugs. Allows searches by disease, clinical laboratory, clinical trials, research program, outpatient clinic, support group, professional, or drug.

Title: PDR.net
http://www.pdr.com
Description: PDR.net is a medical and healthcare Web site created by Medical Economics Company Inc., publisher of healthcare magazines and directories including the PDR (Physicians' Desk Reference), the source trusted by America's physicians for more than 50 years.

Title: RxList Drug Database
http://www.rxlist.com/

Research Resources

Title: Current Controlled Trials
http://www.controlled-trials.com
Description: This site is described as a major new database that aims to provide online access to as comprehensive a listing as possible of ongoing and completed controlled trials in all areas of healthcare

Title: Grants-The Foundation Center
http://fdncenter.org/

Title: Grants-Funding Sources Resource List
http://www.wwnurse.com/nursing/research-funding.shtml

Title: Images from the History of Medicine and Nursing
http://www.ihm.nlm.nih.gov/luna/servlet/view/all

Title: Medical Smart Search
http://sumsearch.uthscsa.edu/searchform45.htm
Description:
Multi-engine search service specific to medicine.

Title: Medical World Search
http://www.mwsearch.com/

Description: A search site specifically built for medical professionals using a list of medical terms form the National Library of Medicine to search out and catalog medical sites. Very clear search instructions.

Title: MedLine Plus
http://medlineplus.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
Description: From the National Library of Medicine comes "resources containing information that will help you research your health questions." Includes MEDLINE, links to self-help groups, access to the NIH consumer health information, clearinghouses, health-related organizations, clinical trials.

Title: MEDWATCH: FDA Medical Products Reporting Program
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/default.htm
Description: The latest from the FDA regarding drug, equipment and other medical products and disease-related problems. Changes in regulations, on-going updates on new FDA policies/findings. Problems can be reported online, if they meet guidelines of project.

Title: National Center for Biotechnology Information
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
Description: This is a National Institutes of Health gateway site, with links to medical database and other research services. PubMed, Entrez, and Blast. Many links to genetic research sites.

Title: The National Institutes of Health
http://www.nih.gov
Description: This is a National Institutes of Health gateway site, with links to medical database and other research services. PubMed, Entrez, and Blast. Many links to multiple national research sites.

Title: Partners HealthCare System's PartnerWeb
http://www.partners.org/
Description: This comprehensive information resource is intended for use by those with an interest in our patient care, research, and education.

Student Nurse Sites

Title: Cybernurse.com
http://www.cybernurse.com/
Description: A very helpful site set up for nurses and prospective nurses. Links resource based on various topics-- nursing schools, employment contacts, journals, list servs, clinical specialties, chat rooms, virtual bookstore.

Title: Dianne Brownson's Nursing Note
http://members.tripod.com/~DianneBrownson/
Description: An extremely large and thorough listing of internet resources related to nursing and medicine. Numerous categories. Books available via Amazon.

Title: Galileo Online Tutorial/Review -ONLINE TUTORIAL/REVIEW--RESEARCH SKILLS:
http://www.usg.edu/galileo/skills/
Description: This site offers strategies for conducting electronic searches, information on the resources available to students, and the proper citation formats to use.

Title: Lippincott's Nursing Center
http://www.nursingcenter.com
Description: Lippincott’s NursingCenter delivers electronic resources to nurses for education, research and practice. This site also provides access to nursing resources available from Lippincott-Raven Publishers. Links and forums, career information, publications, online continuing education, some nursing history info. Wide ranging site for the nursing professional.

Title: Medscape
http://www.medscape.com/

Title: NMAP
http://nmap.ac.uk/
Description: The UK's gateway to high quality Internet resources in Nursing, Midwifery, and the Allied Health

Title: Nurse.com
http://nurse.com/NurseContent/
Description: Website for nursing students and nurses. Some articles, some information, some recruiting.

Title: NursingNet
http://www.nursingnet.org
Description: One long page of internet resources for the general public and for the nursing professional. "To help further the knowledge and understanding of Nursing for the public, provide a forum for medical professionals and students to obtain and disseminate information about Nursing and medically related subjects."

Title: Resource Nurse
http://www.resourcenurse.com
Description: This site has information about continuing education, a reference center, career center, planner, calendar of events, and more.

Title: The Nursing Network
http://www.nursingnetwork.com

Title: WholeNurse
http://www.wholenurse.com/
Description: "2000 nursing links" under the heading "Nurses," "Articles" and "Diseases." Also chat, job search, and other connections.

Technology

Title: Center for Information Technology
http://cit.nih.gov/
Description: Developed by the Center for Information Technology at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This site offers videocasting to share training and development events with healthcare professionals.

Title: Doctor's Guide to the Internet
http://www.docguide.com/
Description: Links to internet resources for all medical professionals. Database of CME opportunities, news, drugs, internet resources. Patient education resources organized by disorder. Fairly expressive.

Title: Handheld Med. Com
http://www.handheldmed.com/

Title: Health on the Net
http://www.hon.ch
Description: Large, extremely well done site including international connections with health organizations, a library, an incredible multimedia library with downloadable video clips of surgical procedures, listings of congresses and health events world-wide. A best-in-class health care resource exemplifying the possibilities created by new technologies.

Title: Internet Healthcare Coalition
http://www.ihealthcoalition.org/
Description: Internet Healthcare Coalition will strive for well-informed Internet healthcare consumers, professionals, educators, marketers, and both healthcare and mainstream media, as well as public policymakers with regard to the full range of uses of the Internet - current and potential - to deliver high-quality healthcare information and services.

Title: Internet Resources at Health Science Library- U. of Pittsburgh
http://www.hsls.pitt.edu/
Description: Internet guides, Health resources, and Mental health resources are the broad categories covered by this site. Under each category, links to internet resources, schools, publications, patient information, email discussion groups, dedicated organizations, and more are listed. Good organization of a lot of resources.

Title: Medical PocketPC.com
http://www.medicalpocketpc.com/

Title: NurseZone-Devices and Technology
http://www.nursezone.com/job/DevicesandTechnology.asp

Title: OMNI: Organizing Networked Medical Information
http://www.omni.ac.uk
Description: Based in great Britain with a European/British slant, searchable/browsable internet health/medicine links resource.

Wellness / Consumer Sites

Title: Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation
http://www.bmhcc.org/
Description: This site gives information such as health and wellness, nutrition, exercise, family and living, women's health, senior health, teen health, children's health, pharmacy topics, and healthy recipes.

Title: Healthlinks.net
http://www.healthlinks.net/
Description: Huge searchable medical internet resources for consumers and professionals.

Title: Internet Health Sites
http://www.silcom.com/~noster/wcindex.html
Description: Created by a woman whose health problems led her to research her concerns on the internet, IHS is a excellent and clearly organized site featuring Journals, databases, patient education, news groups, list servs, site evaluation, women's sites, nursing sites.

Title: MayoClinic.com
http://www.mayoclinic.com/index.cfm

Title: Medline Plus Health Information
http://medlineplus.gov/

Title: New York Online Access to Health (NOAH)
http://www.noah-health.org
Description: NOAH's mission statement best defines their goals, "NOAH seeks to provide high quality full-text health information for consumers that is accurate, timely, relevant and unbiased." This site is currently offered in both English and Spanish.

Title: QuackWatch
http://www.quackwatch.com/
Description: "Your Guide to Health Fraud, Quackery, and Intelligent Decisions" provides information regarding suspect sites on the Internet.

Title: Quick Links
http://www.qlinks.net/
Description: Healthcare consumer protection initiatives.

Online Journals

Title: Better Health Technologies
http://www.bhtinfo.com/
Description: E-newsletter on disease management.

Title: British Medical Journal Online
http://www.bmj.com/
Description: Searchable database for several years

Title: Journal of Medical Internet Research
http://www.jmir.org/index.htm
Description: The Journal of Medical Internet Research is the official journal of the Internet Healthcare Coalition.

Title: The Journal of Mobile Informatics
http://www.pdacortex.com/index.htm

Title: The Nursing Center Journals List
http://www.nursingcenter.com/library/index.asp

Title: The Online Journal of Nursing Informatics
http://ojni.org/

Title: The Qualitative Report
http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/index.html

Diseases

A B C D E H M N  O  P  S V  W 


A:

Title: AIDSdotORG: Imunet
http://www.aids.org
Description: Current news about all facets of AIDS including drugs, research, coping strategies. Discussions of drug regimens, living with AIDS, education re the spread of AIDS. Large, thorough site.

Title: immunet
http://www.immunet.org
Description: Large archive of links related to AIDS research and treatment as well as current content. Conference listing and bookstore. CME available.

B:

Title: Bladder Cancer Web Café
http://blcwebcafe.org/default.asp

C:

Title: The National Cancer Institute
http://cancer.gov/cancerinformation

Title: Cardiovascular Consultants Medical Group
http://www.healthyhearts.com/
Description: A large site, run by cardiologists, with a wide range of information and resources for the professional and the patient. Check out the Recommended Links area: extremely comprehensive.

Title: Chest Diseases-Pathological Case Studies
http://pathhsw5m54.ucsf.edu/introduction.html

Title: The Heart
http://www.theheart.org
Description: The Heart is a comprehensive cardiology site with news updated daily (heartwire), multimedia debates and educational presentations, discussion forum, conference listings, indexed links, online textbooks, and multimedia libraries.

D:

Title: Dermatological Image Database
http://www.healthcare.uiowa.edu/dermatology/DermImag.htm
Description: U. of Iowa database

E:

Title: Ethnomed-Multicultural Health Information
http://ethnomed.org/

H:

Title: Hepatitis                  
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/slideset/index.htm

Title: Hepatitis C
http://www.allabouthepc.com/hepc/hepatitis-c.jsp

M:

Title: All about Multiple Sclerosis
http://www.mult-sclerosis.org/framepage.html

N:

Title: Neurophysiology on the Web
http://www.neurophys.com/contents.shtml

O:

Title: Organ system Pathology Database
http://www-medlib.med.utah.edu/WebPath/ORGAN.html#2

Title: Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases-Karolinska Institutet
http://mesh.kib.ki.se/swemesh/show.swemeshtree.cfm?Mesh_No=C09

P:

Title: European Parkinson’s Disease Association
http://www.epda.eu.com/

S:

Title: Stroke-The Brain Attack Coalition
http://www.stroke-site.org/stroke_scales/stroke_scales.html

Title: Contemporary Surgery
http://www.contemporarysurgery.com/
Description: Search for articles, symposiums, and surgical links.

Title: Surgical Video Archive          
http://www.or-live.com/

V:

Title: Vascular Trauma-Trauma.org
http://www.trauma.org/index.php/main/category/C1/

W:

Title: Wounds 1
http://www.wounds1.com
Description: Wounds1 is an excellent source for consumers to learn about wound care through features such as "Wound Hero," "Real Life Recovery Stories," and "Wound Technology." Wounds1 now empowers tens of thousands of patients each month seeking health care information on wound conditions like diabetic foot ulcers, burns, scars and leg ulcers.

Miscellaneous Resources

Title: The Internet Anagram Server
http://wordsmith.org/anagram/index.html
Description: You type in the word or phrase and the server will convert it to an anagram.

Title: Medical Mnemonics Database
http://www.medicalmnemonics.com
Description: This is just a fun site for words and memory devices.

Title: Pharma Lexicon
http://www.pharma-lexicon.com
Description:The Pharma Lexicon search box gives free access to the world's largest online database of medical, nursing, pharmaceutical, and biotech abbreviations - over 70,000.