More recommended online resources for professionals
CyberNurse - Practical advice for nurses and nursing students. A well-written and entertaining site, online since 1997.
Global Health Facts - From the Kaiser Family Foundation, a data bank of world health information, can sort by country, disease, condition, program, or demographic.
Gray's Anatomy - classic edition (1918). Searchable by keyword, table of contents, or subject. Contains 13,000 entries. Current print edition in WSC Reference.
Lab Tests Online - an award-winning resource from the American Academy of Clinical Chemistry that helps patients to better understand the many clinical laboratory tests that play a critical role in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating a broad range of conditions, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and infectious diseases. It also has information on conditions/diseases and standard health screenings by age group.
Lippincott Nursing Center - a broad-based site offering links to a wealth of information specific to nurses, including 50 journals - some articles available for a small fee ($6.95)
Specialized Information Service - a division of the National Library of Medicine, responsible for information resources and services in toxicology, environmental health, chemistry, HIV/AIDS, and specialized topics in minority health
U.S. Pharmacopeia - The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed and consumed worldwide. USP’s drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and these standards are used in more than 140 countries.
Whole Health MD - a source for alternative medicine, complementary medicine, and integrative medicine. A searchable site combining the best of conventional medicine and alternative therapies. Features the Healing Kitchen and a Reference Library of chronic conditions, supplements, food, and a glossary.