Bloomsburg University's Harvey A. Andruss Library

A COLLECTION OF ONLINE REFERENCE TOOLS APPROPRIATE FOR
THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT


R - R9999 : Medicine, General

Total of 32 Records
 
Title: About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products

Provider: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Subject Heading/s: Alternative medicine; Botany, Medical.

LC Class: R733

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "This web site provides objective information for oncologists and healthcare professionals, including a clinical summary for each agent and details about constituents, adverse effects, interactions, and potential benefits or problems. Evaluations of alternative or unproved cancer therapies are also provided."


Title: About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products

Provider: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Subject Heading/s: Alternative medicine; Botany, Medical.

LC Class: R733

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "This web site provides objective information for oncologists and healthcare professionals, including a clinical summary for each agent and details about constituents, adverse effects, interactions, and potential benefits or problems. Evaluations of alternative or unproved cancer therapies are also provided."


Title: AMA Physician Select

Provider: American Medical Association

Subject Heading/s: Physicians

LC Class: R711

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "AMA Physician Select provides basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions, including more than 690,000 doctors of medicine (MD) and doctors of osteopathy or osteopathic medicine (DO). AMA member physicians are offered an "expanded" listing that contains additional information such as office hours, practice philosophy, physician achievements, and other helpful information for visiting consumers. All physician credential data have been verified for accuracyand authenticated by accrediting agencies, medical schools, residency training programs, licensing boards, and other data sources."


Title: AMA Physician Select

Provider: American Medical Association

Subject Heading/s: Physicians

LC Class: R711

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "AMA Physician Select provides basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions, including more than 690,000 doctors of medicine (MD) and doctors of osteopathy or osteopathic medicine (DO). AMA member physicians are offered an "expanded" listing that contains additional information such as office hours, practice philosophy, physician achievements, and other helpful information for visiting consumers. All physician credential data have been verified for accuracyand authenticated by accrediting agencies, medical schools, residency training programs, licensing boards, and other data sources."


Title: CAM Citation Index

Provider: U.S. National Library of Medicine

Subject Heading/s: Alternative medicine

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: The NCCAM Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) index consists of citations extracted from the Medline database using PubMed;1963-  .


Title: CAM Citation Index

Provider: U.S. National Library of Medicine

Subject Heading/s: Alternative medicine

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: The NCCAM Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) index consists of citations extracted from the Medline database using PubMed;1963-  .


Title: DIRLINE

Provider: U.S. National Library of Medicine

Subject Heading/s: Medical care--Information services--United States; Medical care--United States

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "DIRLINE (Directory of Information Resources Online) is the National Library of Medicine's online database containing location and descriptive information about a wide variety of information resources including organizations, research resources, projects, and databases concerned with health and biomedicine. This information may not be readily available in bibliographic databases. Each record may contain information on the publications, holdings, and services provided."


Title: DIRLINE

Provider: U.S. National Library of Medicine

Subject Heading/s: Medical care--Information services--United States; Medical care--United States

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "DIRLINE (Directory of Information Resources Online) is the National Library of Medicine's online database containing location and descriptive information about a wide variety of information resources including organizations, research resources, projects, and databases concerned with health and biomedicine. This information may not be readily available in bibliographic databases. Each record may contain information on the publications, holdings, and services provided."


Title: Expanded Dictionary of Metaphysical Healthcare

Provider: QuackWatch

Subject Heading/s: Quacks and Quackery; Alternative medicine.

LC Class: R730

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Published in January 1998, the Expanded Dictionary of Metaphysical Healthcare describes over 1200 healthcare methods having a mystical or supernaturalistic basis. Most of the descriptions are not evaluative, because few unnaturalistic methods have been the object of scientific experimentation and by their nature they are generally not amenable to objective validation. However, by conveying the central ideas of these numerous methods, the information compiled by Mr. Raso provides valuable clues as to the efficacy of metaphysical healthcare methods."


Title: Expanded Dictionary of Metaphysical Healthcare

Provider: QuackWatch

Subject Heading/s: Quacks and Quackery; Alternative medicine.

LC Class: R730

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Published in January 1998, the Expanded Dictionary of Metaphysical Healthcare describes over 1200 healthcare methods having a mystical or supernaturalistic basis. Most of the descriptions are not evaluative, because few unnaturalistic methods have been the object of scientific experimentation and by their nature they are generally not amenable to objective validation. However, by conveying the central ideas of these numerous methods, the information compiled by Mr. Raso provides valuable clues as to the efficacy of metaphysical healthcare methods."


Title: Find A Hospice

Provider: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Subject Heading/s: Terminal care facilities--United States

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Directories

Description: A directory of hospices in the U.S. from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, arranged by state, then county.


Title: Find A Hospice

Provider: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Subject Heading/s: Terminal care facilities--United States

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Directories

Description: A directory of hospices in the U.S. from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, arranged by state, then county.


Title: FINDarticles.COM Health/Fitness

Provider: LookSmart

Subject Heading/s: Medicine--Periodicals; Health--Periodicals; Physical fitness

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: LookSmart provides an index to and full text from 30 medical and health periodicals. Indexing from the Gale Group, 1998-  .


Title: FINDarticles.COM Health/Fitness

Provider: LookSmart

Subject Heading/s: Medicine--Periodicals; Health--Periodicals; Physical fitness

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: LookSmart provides an index to and full text from 30 medical and health periodicals. Indexing from the Gale Group, 1998-  .


Title: Free Medical Journals

Provider: FreeMedicalJournals.com

Subject Heading/s: Medicine--Periodicals.

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "One fascinating and useful service that web technology has permitted is free access to the full text of online versions of traditional and well known medical journals. So if you want to know what full text material is free and where to find it, look at www.freemedicaljournals.com. The home page offers good functionality, with the options of viewing journal sites by specialty and by language. It also has a separate listing of journals that are new to the online world. This is an extremely handy site."
British Medical Journal 2000;321:1420

A directory of over 900 journals, newletters, and other periodicals. Many are free only for older issues.

FreeMedicalJournals.com is funded by Bernd Sebastian Kamps.


Title: Free Medical Journals

Provider: FreeMedicalJournals.com

Subject Heading/s: Medicine--Periodicals.

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "One fascinating and useful service that web technology has permitted is free access to the full text of online versions of traditional and well known medical journals. So if you want to know what full text material is free and where to find it, look at www.freemedicaljournals.com. The home page offers good functionality, with the options of viewing journal sites by specialty and by language. It also has a separate listing of journals that are new to the online world. This is an extremely handy site."
British Medical Journal 2000;321:1420

A directory of over 900 journals, newletters, and other periodicals. Many are free only for older issues.

FreeMedicalJournals.com is funded by Bernd Sebastian Kamps.


Title: Health Information Resources

Provider: U.S. National Health Information Center

Subject Heading/s: Medical care--Information services--United States; Medical care--United States

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Directories

Description: A directory of health-related organizations with descriptions of their activities and links to their Web sites.


Title: Health Information Resources

Provider: U.S. National Health Information Center

Subject Heading/s: Medical care--Information services--United States; Medical care--United States

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Directories

Description: A directory of health-related organizations with descriptions of their activities and links to their Web sites.


Title: HONmedia

Provider: Health On the Net Foundation

Subject Heading/s: Medicine--Pictorial works; Anatomy

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: "HONmedia is an unique repository of over 1,950 medical images and videos, pertaining to 1,350 topics and themes. This peerless database has been created manually by HON and new image links are constantly being added from the world-wide Web."

"HONmedia is a free service offered by the Health On the Net Foundation, a non-profit, non-governmental organisation. All the images from the HONmedia database have been selected and indexed according to the MeSH medical classification system. Each image's origin is clearly identified and the images are never saved locally on the HON server. HONmedia accesses all images directly from the server of origin. "


Title: HONmedia

Provider: Health On the Net Foundation

Subject Heading/s: Medicine--Pictorial works; Anatomy

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: "HONmedia is an unique repository of over 1,950 medical images and videos, pertaining to 1,350 topics and themes. This peerless database has been created manually by HON and new image links are constantly being added from the world-wide Web."

"HONmedia is a free service offered by the Health On the Net Foundation, a non-profit, non-governmental organisation. All the images from the HONmedia database have been selected and indexed according to the MeSH medical classification system. Each image's origin is clearly identified and the images are never saved locally on the HON server. HONmedia accesses all images directly from the server of origin. "


Title: MEDLINE/PubMed

Provider: U.S. National Library of Medicine

Subject Heading/s: Medicine--Periodicals

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: "PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources."


Title: MEDLINE/PubMed

Provider: U.S. National Library of Medicine

Subject Heading/s: Medicine--Periodicals

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: "PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources."


Title: Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary

Provider: InteliHealth

Subject Heading/s: Medicine

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Accessable only by keyword search. Includes pronunciation.


Title: Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary

Provider: InteliHealth

Subject Heading/s: Medicine

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Accessable only by keyword search. Includes pronunciation.


Title: Online Medical Dictionary

Provider: CancerWeb

Subject Heading/s: Medicine

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "OMD is a searchable dictionary created by Dr Graham Dark () and contains terms relating to biochemistry, cell biology, chemistry, medicine, molecular biology, physics, plant biology, radiobiology, science and technology. It includes: acronyms, jargon, theory, conventions, standards, institutions, projects, eponyms, history, in fact anything to do with medicine or science. "


Title: Online Medical Dictionary

Provider: CancerWeb

Subject Heading/s: Medicine

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "OMD is a searchable dictionary created by Dr Graham Dark () and contains terms relating to biochemistry, cell biology, chemistry, medicine, molecular biology, physics, plant biology, radiobiology, science and technology. It includes: acronyms, jargon, theory, conventions, standards, institutions, projects, eponyms, history, in fact anything to do with medicine or science. "


Title: Search for a hospital

Provider: American Hospital Directory

Subject Heading/s: Hospitals--United States

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "The American Hospital Directory provides on-line data for over 6,000 hospitals. Our database of information is built from Medicare claims data, cost reports, and other public use files obtained from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS, formerly HCFA). The directory also includes AHA Annual Survey Data licensed from Health Forum, an American Hospital Association company."


Title: Search for a hospital

Provider: American Hospital Directory

Subject Heading/s: Hospitals--United States

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "The American Hospital Directory provides on-line data for over 6,000 hospitals. Our database of information is built from Medicare claims data, cost reports, and other public use files obtained from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS, formerly HCFA). The directory also includes AHA Annual Survey Data licensed from Health Forum, an American Hospital Association company."


Title: Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary

Provider: RxList

Subject Heading/s: Medicine

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Quick look-up of over 55,000 vocabulary entries," excluding pronounciations, appendices, illustrations, and tables; 1999.
Link to Taber's is found on the sidebar.


Title: Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary

Provider: RxList

Subject Heading/s: Medicine

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Quick look-up of over 55,000 vocabulary entries," excluding pronounciations, appendices, illustrations, and tables; 1999.
Link to Taber's is found on the sidebar.


Title: Whonamedit.com

Provider: Whonamedit.com

Subject Heading/s: Medicine; Eponyms

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Whonamedit.com is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms. It is our ambition to present a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person, with a biography of that person. Eventually, this will include more than 15.000 eponyms and more than 6.000 persons."


Title: Whonamedit.com

Provider: Whonamedit.com

Subject Heading/s: Medicine; Eponyms

LC Class: R

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Whonamedit.com is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms. It is our ambition to present a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person, with a biography of that person. Eventually, this will include more than 15.000 eponyms and more than 6.000 persons."