- Disorders &
|OncoLink An extensive
source from The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center|
and information about a variety of chronic illness|
|Immunet Information by and
for AIDS/HIV patients and caregivers.|
- General Health Related Links
- Alternative Medicine
Resources For "unconventional, unorthodox, unproven, or alternative,
complementary, innovative, integrative therapies"
- Diagnostic Test
Disorders and Related Topics Allows an easy way for health care professionals
and consumers to do searches using medical subject headings. |
|Excite Health Medical Encyclopedia|
|Health Education Library An extensive consumer health education resource center and consumer
health library from India which aims to empower people by providing them with the
information they need to promote their health, and prevent and treat medical problems.|
- Health Gate Variety of
information including wellness topics.
|Health On the Net Foundation Dedicated
to realising the benefits of the Internet and related technologies in the fields of
medicine and healthcare.|
|Health Net A
health information network with links to health related resources. |
Health Resources A huge data base of health related links broken down into
categories such as specialty areas, diseases, journals, medical libraries, health related
- Health Touch A
site containing information on drugs, health resources, and general health information.
|Hospice Hands An
interactive gathering place offering articles and an index of the hospice-related
information available on the internet|
- Medical Matrix A
huge, peer reviewed data base of medical information.
resource guide and medical database.|
|Medscape An excellent, easy
to use site, for doing searches on just about any medical topic.|
- New England Journal of Medicine
Many abstracts - updated weekly.
|PDR Net Healthcare Information for Consumers|
- The Surgery Center
Defined as "A Patient's Place"
- Health Care Related Journals
- Government Health Related Resources
- Agency for Health Care Policy and
Research A part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services charged
with supporting research designed to improve the quality of health care, reduce its cost,
and broaden access to essential services.
- CDC - Center for Disease Control
and Prevention General-purpose health information resource that provides very
current information in an easy to use format. Includes access to many text-based
databases, practice guidelines and other resources.
- Department of Health and Human
Services The jumping off point for the many branches of the Department of Health
and Human Services, as well as on-line government health resources and statistics. Can
access Medline, information on immunizations, substance abuse, aging, cancer, mammography,
treatment findings, and more.
- Food and Drug Administration
- Health Finder A
government site with resources relating to consumer health and human services. Included
are links to online publications, data bases, self-help groups, government agencies,
- NCHS National Center for
Health Statistics, part of the CDC
- National Library of Medicine
Contains the resources of the world's largest biomedical library including all the
significant programs of the library, from medical history to biotechnology. Their
home page HyperDoc contains a variety of resources, including access to many databases
such as Medline.
|National Library of Medicine
Health Services Research Sites|
- National Institute of Health Very
user friendly source of related information, information about grants, and more.
- The World Health
Organization Statistical Information System Allows keyword searches within the WHO and
Health Care Issues
- Fight Managed Care!
Dedicated to the fight against managed care. Intended to be a resource for people
working to improve health care delivery in America.
Advocate Magazine A resource for consumers of health care, with a searchable index and
full length articles
|The HMO Page
Designed to educate health care providers and consumers and to give us all a chance to
fight back for quality health care and the right to make our own health care decisions
|Idea Nurse Support
for the image of nursing as a profession, grassroots nursing activism, nurses' use of the
internet as a medium for personal and professional empowerment, sharing information and
opinion on crucial health care issues for nurses and the public. |
A newsletter of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.|
Patient Advocacy Groups An extensive list from Johns Hopkins Medical Institution
Information & Resources
|Nightingale Network Dedicated
to empowering nurses, students and the public to activism for quality nursing care. |
Political, legal, and ethical resources.|
- The Patient
Advocate Contains links to other advocacy groups.
Dedicated to dealing with issues of violence in the workplace and against women.|
Pebler's Home Page The theme relates to safe staffing issues. Has links to other
issue related sites.|
|QuackWatch Home Page|
The Fun Stuff - we
all need a laugh once in a while!
|MSNBC - Comics and Games Daily and Sunday comics to catch up on - includes Doonesbury and several
editorial cartoons. For all your spare time there are virtual games to play. Take a look
at their weird news feature.|
links? Additions I could add?