Other Useful Sites
100 Useful Online Libraries for Nurses and Nursing Students --
"offering helpful articles and
books on topics ranging from patient care to research"
on Aging -- government source of data, click
for a list of Aging Statistics.
Source Worldwide -- "describes clearinghouses, databases,
libraries, directories, statistical resources, bibliographies and
reading lists, texts, and Web “metasites” focusing on aging or
closely allied subjects." Searchable.
-- info from the National Institute of Health on clinical trials,
treatment drugs, a glossary and more.
Association -- information on Lou Gehrig's disease.
Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center
Nurse Corps -- History
of Diseases of the Kidney
Black Nurses in
History - A bibliography of journal articles and web resources.
Across the States:
A State by State Resource -- great detailed
statistics for information on publicly-funded caregiver support
for Evidence-based Medicine.
-- 300 entries and illustrations from the National
Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
for Experimentation in Pain
-- for both human and animal
subjects from the International Association for the Study of Pain.
Caregiver Alliance--links to resources and information for the
families caring for victims of Alzheimer's, stroke and other
debilitating long-term illnesses.
an interactive encyclopedia of caloric values of foods. Type in your
food item and it comes up with the calories. Excellent and easy; it
allows to compare items as well.
- Flu Trends
Flu Trends uses aggregated Google search data to estimate flu activity
in your state up to two weeks faster than traditional systems"
of Genetic Terms
-- from the National Human Genome Research
Institute, includes written definitions with illustrations and audio
explanations, plus links to related topics.
-- links to hospital directories, patient guides, and Iowa health news
and significant medical information resources.
Insurance Coverage in America
"It includes trends and
major shifts in coverage and a profile of the uninsured
-- a major health initiative
InSite Knowledge Base
-- updated regularly, strong on science
aspects. A comprehensive, on-line textbook of HIV disease from the
University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General
Literature, Arts and Medicine Database
-- "is an annotated
bibliography of prose, poetry, film, video and art which was developed
to be a dynamic, accessible, comprehensive resource in medical
humanities, for use in health/pre-health and liberal arts settings."
the menu is on the left side of the page -- Click
here for the
-- from the American Medical Association
Health Home Page
– Abestos.com, a highly rated site that covers
all aspects of asbestos cancer. Includes bibliographic references and
U.S. state-by-state information. Another informative site
here with videos.
League for Nursing
Safety Council: Safety and Health -- full of fact sheets on
Obesity Map of the USA -- interactive
Medical Dictionary --keyword searchable
America: public opinion polls on health and medical research -- scroll down and explore
Health News-- includes current health news stories, back-filed
stories, medical web sites, and a drug database.
Health Concerns -- from Medline, includes stats and lots more.
Health -- from the U.S. National Institute of Health
the Complete Facts
Dept. of Health & Human Services
United States Military Medicine in War on Terror Prisons --
database of primary documents
Health-- the latest research, news updates,
clinical guidelines, patient education materials, prevention fact
sheets and more.