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When Someone You Love is Deployed, by Susan Dunn.
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General Medical Sites

  • Alternative Medicine Home Page - Links to legitimate alternative medicine information as well as information on fraud and quackery

  • AMEDEO - Subscribe to abstracts of the latest medical information in several categories; free - requires free registration
  • Chronic Illness - ChronicIllNet -provides information on numerous chronic illnesses
  • Combined Health Information Database - Search several US government resources with one engine
  • eMedicine - Search several online journals; an evolving site that appears to be free 
  • eMedicine's eTools - Great site, full of algorithms, calculators, tables, scores, and much more
  • FreeMedicalJournals.com - A growing list of medical journals
  • g-tube.com - All about gastric tubes, by Denise Boyd.  Features extensive information and support and dedicated to Denise's daughter, Alison
  • Health Information Network  - International resources; links to medical article searching
  • Internurse - British online nursing journal with articles on clinical practice
  • Iron Overload Diseases Association, Inc. - A nonprofit organization devoted to hemochromatosis
  • LibWeb - Access libraries from 100 countries

  • Medical Matrix - Medical search engine; requires paid registration

  • MerckMedicus - Particularly good to access to the online Merck Manual and Praxis.md.  Unfortunately, you must be a physician to access some resources on this site (sigh!), but take advantage of the resources you can use
  • Medical Algorithms Project - An astounding website with over 3500 algorithms, defined at the site as "any computation, formula, survey, or look-up table, useful in healthcare.
  • MedlinePLUS - From the National Library of Medicine
  • Medscape - Comprehensive information, a newsletter for nurses

  • National Institute of Environmental Health

  • Pathology guy - Figure out what is going on in your patient
  • Help your patients who can't afford their medications:  RxAssist - From the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a means to find your patients affordable medications
  • The Virtual Hospital - Fom the University of Iowa, an outstanding site

Medical Dictionaries

Lab/Pathology/Xray Sites

Teaching Aides

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