Online Resources

CDC’s Health Topics A-Z- A list of health and disease topics on the Center for Disease Control Web site.
MEDLINEplus Health Topics- A growing list of medical subjects/topics from the National Library of Medicine.
National Guideline ClearinghouseTM (NGC)- A comprehensive database of evidence based clinical practice guidelines and related documents produced by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Internet Public Library’s Health & Medical Sciences Reference- A valuable site with an alphabetical breakdown of subcategories in the Health and Medical Sciences.

Martindale’s The Reference Desk- A very large reference site originally found at the University of California at Irvine. It is broken down by different subject areas. An excellent reference and one of the best compilations of Health, Medicine, and Nursing Information. Key pages include: The “Virtual” Nursing Center; The “Virtual” Medical Center; and Health Science Guide – 2008

National Women’s Health Information Center (NWHIC)- A gateway that provides information and resources on women’s health issues.
NOAH: New York Online Access to Health- Great online medical information site for both English and Spanish audiences. Lippincott’s nursing center provides electronic resources for nursing in the areas of education, research and practice. Note: Parts of the site have restricted access for members. A Yahoo type of internet search engine specifically for nursing.

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