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WU School of Medicine
& Becker Medical Library
Journal Indexes & more
Electronic Journals & others
Internet Search Tools
Specializing in medical topics
|Selected Web Sites
Selected Medical Web Sites
- AMA Patient Information
- provided by the American Medical Association.
- Atlas of the Human Body
- Searchable resources on pesticides and other toxic chemicals from Extension Toxicology Network, a cooperative effort of University of California-Davis, Oregon State University, Michigan State University, Cornell University, and the University of Idaho
- Health Statistics
- Guide for location on the web and at Univ. of Pittsburgh Libraries.
- Hardin MD (Meta Directory) of Internet Health Sources
- HazDat: ATSDR's Hazardous Substance Release/Health Effects Database
- Designed "to provide access to information on the release of hazardous substances from Superfund sites or from emergency events and on the effects of hazardous substances on the health of human populations." Includes information on site characteristics, contaminants, exposure rates, and the environmental fate of hazardous substances. Also contains substance-specific information such as metabolites, interactions of substances, susceptible populations, and biomarkers of exposure and effects, among others.
- Martindale's Health Sciences Guide
- Material Safety Data Sheets and Where to Find Them on the Internet
- Excellent list of MSDS and other chemical safety sites compiled at Univ. of Kentucky, Dept. of Chemistry.
- Guide to history of medicine resources on the Internet from Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine.
- Medical Reference for Non-Medical Librarians
- Nice collection of links and annotated bibiography compiled at Denison Memorial Library, Univ. of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
- Merck Manuals Online Medical Library
- Includes searchable full-text of a widely used medical text, Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, includes common clinical procedures, laboratory tests, symptoms and common disorders.
- National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- National Library of Medicine's MedlinePlus
- Lists selected resources for health questions
- NetVet Veterinary Resources, featuring the Electronic Zoo
- Many full-text, searchable clinical textbooks, including Merck Manual, DSM IV, Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations, Review of Medical Physiology, etc.; available at WU only
- World Health Organization