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The descriptions below were for the most part supplied by the database providers and have undergone minimal editing. The TTUHSC Library of the Health Sciences guarantees neither the accuracy of these descriptions nor of the information found in the databases themselves. Inclusion of a database on this list does not imply endorsement of its contents by the Library.

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Gale Group Collections
Source: Gale Group via TexShare Core Databases (paid site license)
Description: The following Gale Group databases are available to TTUHSC faculty, staff, and students:
Galenet
See: Gale Group Collections
GDB
See: Genome Database (GDB)
GenBank®
Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) (open access)
Description: GenBank® is the NIH genetic sequence database, an annotated collection of all publicly available DNA sequences . . . .
Note:Go directly to GenBank®'s divisions:
Note: click here for more information on GenBank®.
Note: "GenBank is part of the International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration, which comprises the DNA DataBank of Japan (DDBJ), the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), and GenBank at NCBI. These three organizations exchange data on a daily basis."
See also: dbSTS: database of "Sequence Tagged Sites"
See also: DNA Data Bank of Japan (DDJB)
See also: The EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database
See also: Entrez
See also: Entrez Nucleotide
See also: Entrez PopSet
See also: Entrez Protein
See also: Protein Research Foundation (PRF)
See also: UniSTS
Gene Almanac
See: Dolan DNA Learning Center's Gene Almanac
GENE-TOX
See: Genetic Toxicology Data Bank (GENE-TOX)
Genealogy and Local History
See: HeritageQuest® Online
Genes in Education
See: Dolan DNA Learning Center's Gene Almanac
Genetic Toxicology Data Bank (GENE-TOX)
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM). Specialized Information Services (SIS) (open access)
Note: Genetic Toxicology Data Bank (GENE-TOX) is also searchable as a component of TOXNET : Toxicology Data Network.
Description: "GENE-TOX is a toxicology data file of the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET®). It is created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and contains genetic toxicology (mutagenicity) test data, resulting from expert peer review of the open scientific literature, on over 3000 chemicals. The GENE-TOX program was established to select assay systems for evaluation, review data in the scientific literature, and recommend proper testing protocols and evaluation procedures for these systems."
Note: "Peer-reviewed genetic toxicology test data for over 3,000 chemicals."
Note: Click here for more information about GENE-TOX.
See also: TOXNET : Toxicology Data Network
Genetic Toxicology (Mutagenicity)
See: Genetic Toxicology Data Bank (GENE-TOX)
Genetics Home Reference : Your Guide to Understanding Genetic Conditions
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) (open access)
Description: "The Genetics Home Reference is the National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes responsible for those conditions."
Note: Click here for more information on the Genetics Home Reference.
GENETOX
See: Genetic Toxicology Data Bank (GENE-TOX)
Genome Database
See: Entrez Genome
See: Genome Database (GDB)
Genome Database (GDB)
Source: The Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto, Ont.) via The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) (open access)
Description: "Established at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA in 1990, the Genome Database (GDB) is the official central repository for genomic mapping data resulting from the Human Genome Initiative. . . . The Human Genome Initiative is a worldwide research effort to analyze the structure of human DNA and determine the location and sequence of the estimated 100,000 human genes. In support of this project, GDB stores and curates data generated worldwide by those researchers engaged in the mapping effort of the Human Genome Project (HGP)."
Note: Click here for additional information on the Genome Database (GDB).
Note: As of 31 Dec. 2002, the Hospital for Sick Children is no longer hosting the Genome Database (GDB). Click here for details.
See also: UniSTS
Genome Survey Sequences Database
See: dbGSS (Database of Genome Survey Sequences)
Gideon Online
Source: EBSCOhost Research Databases (paid site license)
Description: "GIDEON is the world�s premier global infectious disease knowledge management tool. GIDEON (Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network) is an easy to use, interactive and comprehensive web based tool that helps you overcome information overload while saving you time through quick access to a vast knowledge database. GIDEON is used for diagnosis and reference in the fields of tropical and infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy. . . .
"GIDEON consists of three modules, which are continually updated: Infectious Diseases, Microbiology and Occupational Toxicology. The Infectious Diseases module encompasses over 340 infectious diseases, 231 countries, over 500 anti-infective drugs and vaccines. Microbiology includes more than 1,500 microbial taxa (bacteria, mycobacteria, yeasts); and Toxicology over 3,000 toxic agents.
"GIDEON�s worldwide data sources essentially include the entire world�s literature and adhere to the standards of Evidence Based Medicine. Over 15,000 notes outline the status of specific infections within each country. Also featured are over 30,000 images, graphs, interactive maps and more than 150,000 linked references."
Note: Click here for more information about GIDEON.
Girl Power
See: Retouch
from G!rlpower
See: Retouch
Global health facts
See: globalhealthfacts.org - Global data on HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, and more
Global Library of Women's Medicine
Source: Sapiens Global Library Limited (open access)
Description: "The primary feature of this site consists of 442 specialist chapters on women's medicine, plus 53 supplementary chapters, authored by over 650 expert contributors citing more than 40,000 references."
Note: "The basic text on this site is universally accessible and FREE to all users. But, because the site is specifically designed for the use of the medical profession, all the other features are reserved for their exclusive use including access to:
  • "The ability to comment on the text or submit other material (see 'Comment and Contribute')
  • "The ability to contribute correspondence (see 'Views')
  • "A News and Alert service, tailored to each registrant's special interests
  • "Laboratory Tests
  • "Videos
  • "Atlas Image Library
"For access to these, and other features, members of the medical profession (doctors, nurses, midwives, sonographers etc) must register. Registration is FREE.
"(NB Medical Students will be given intermediate registration status allowing access to some, but not all, of the above features)."
globalhealthfacts.org - Global data on HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, and more
Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (open access)
Description: "GlobalHealthFacts.org, a project of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, provides free, up-to-date and easy-to-access data by country on HIVAIDS [sic], tuberculosis, malaria and other key health and socio-economic indicators. The data are displayed in tables, charts, and color-coded maps and can be downloaded for custom analyses."
Note: Click here for more information about globalhealthfacts.org.
See also: statehealthfacts.org - Your source for state health data
Glossary for Zoology
See: BiologyBrowser
Google Scholar
Source: Google (open access)
Description: "Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research."
Note: Click here for more information on Google Scholar.
Government Collection
See: Military & Government Collection
Government Printing Office Access
See: GPO Access
Government Printing Office Monthly Catalog
See: GPO Monthly Catalog
Government Views of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)
Source: City College of New York. City College Libraries (open access)
Description: "This site concentrates on Government documents and information about SARS both from the United States and from international resources. Topics covered include Blood Supply, Case Definitions, Cases Reported, Countries & Governments, General Background, Healthcare Facilities, Healthcare Personnel, Laboratories, Legal Resources, Presidential Communications, Prevention & Precautions, Public Health Campaigns, Quarantine, Travel Advisories, Travel & Transport, the Virus and the World Health Organization."
Note: Prepared by: Grace-Ellen McCrann, Chief, Government Documents Division, Cohen Library, The City College of New York.
GPO Access
Source: U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) via GPO Access
Description: "GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted."
Note: Click here to see the A-Z Resource List.
Note: Click here to see Online Resources: Grouped by Branch of Government.
Note: Click here for more information about GPO Access.
GPO Monthly Catalog
Source: U.S. Government Printing Office via OCLC Online Computer Library Center [TexShare TexSelect Databases] (paid site license)
Coverage: 1976 to date.
Description: "U.S. government publications. Why select this database?
  • Covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.).
  • Includes a bibliographic citation in each record."
Note: Click here for more information about GPO Monthly Catalog.
See also: Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP)
See also: OCLC FirstSearch
GrayLIT Network : A Science Portal of Technical Reports
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) (discontinued 31 October 2007)
Note: "The GrayLIT Network retired October 31, 2007. Please use Science.gov or the Science Accelerator to search across collections of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) scientific and technical information. As a free public service, searches will include research and development results, project descriptions, accomplishments, technical report and more, via resources made available by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), U.S. DOE.
See also: Grey literature report in .
See also: Science Accelerator
See also: Science.gov

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Handbook of adverse drug interactions
See: Adverse Drug Interactions Program
The handbook of Texas online.
Source: Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (open access)
Description: "The Handbook of Texas Online is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association. Please see the introduction for further details."
Note: Also listed as an electronic book.
HAPAB
See: Health Aspects of Pesticides Abstract Bulletin (HAPAB)
HAPI
See: Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI)
Haz-Map : Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM). Specialized Information Services (SIS) (open access)
Note: Haz-Map : Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents is also searchable as a component of TOXNET : Toxicology Data Network.
Description: "Haz-Map . . . is an occupational health database designed for health and safety professionals and for consumers seeking information about the health effects of exposure to chemicals and biologicals at work. Haz-Map links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms. It is one of the products and services made available by the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program . . . ."
Note: Click here or here for more information about Haz-Map.
See also: TOXNET : Toxicology Data Network
Hazardous Materials Technical Center (HMTC)
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency via TOXLINE Special (open access)
Coverage: 1971-1987 (coverage dates supplied by SUNY at Buffalo Libraries).
Note: Archival bibliographic collection (no longer being updated) now accessible as part of TOXLINE Special.
See also: Toxicology Literature Online (TOXLINE)
Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM). Specialized Information Services (SIS) (open access)
Note: Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) is also searchable as a component of TOXNET : Toxicology Data Network.
Description: "HSDB is a toxicology data file on the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET®). It focuses on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals. It is enhanced with information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, regulatory requirements, and related areas. All data are referenced and derived from a core set of books, government documents, technical reports and selected primary journal literature. HSDB is peer-reviewed by the Scientific Review Panel (SRP), a committee of experts in the major subject areas within the data bank's scope. HSDB is organized into individual chemical records, and contains over 4800 such records."
Note: "Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicology data for about 5,000 chemicals."
Note: Click here for more information about the Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB®).
See also: TOXMAP : Environmental Health e-Maps
See also: TOXNET : Toxicology Data Network
HAZARDTEXT®
See: TOMES® System
HazLit
Source: University of Colorado at Boulder, Natural Hazards Center (open access)
Description: "HazLit, the [National Hazards Center] library's searchable online database, provides access to the full collection of the library. HazLit offers users the opportunity to easily search the library's holdings and identify the publications they need. The database is updated weekly."
Note: "HazLit contains citations to journal articles, books, and reports, in bound and electronic form. Many references also require abtracts or annotations.
"Use HazLit to identify materials of interest. The Hazards Center Library does not provide a document delivery service and the center does not loan its holdings to the general public. Please contact your local library to determine how to obtain publications identified in the HazLit database."
See also: Natural Hazards Center
HazMap
See: Haz-Map : Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents
HCI Bibliography : Human-Computer Interaction Resources (HCIBIB)
Source: HCI Bibliography Project (open access)
Description: "The HCI Bibliography is a free-access online bibliographic database on Human-Computer Interaction. The basic goal of the Project is to put an electronic bibliography for most of HCI on the screens of all researchers, developers, educators and students in the field through the World-Wide Web and anonymous ftp access. This is a free service. You do not need to pay any fees or be a member of any organization to use the HCI Bibliography, although some links to materials may require them."
Note: Click here for more information on the HCI Bibliography.
HCIBIB
See: HCI Bibliography : Human-Computer Interaction Resources (HCIBIB)
HEAL
See: Health Education Assets Library (HEAL)
Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI)
Source: Behavioral Measurement Database Services via Ovid (paid site license)
Coverage: 1985 to date.
Note: After logging in, select Health and Psychosocial Instruments.
Description: "Health and Psychosocial Instruments provides ready access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/ manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes/scenarios, tests) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science."
Note: Click here for more information about Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI).
See also: Ovid
Health and Safety Information on Household Products
See: Household Products Database: Health and Safety Information on Household Products
Health Aspects of Pesticides Abstract Bulletin (HAPAB)
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM). Specialized Information Services (SIS) via TOXLINE Special (open access)
Coverage: 1967-1985 (coverage dates supplied by SUNY at Buffalo Libraries).
Note: Archival bibliographic collection (no longer being updated) now accessible as part of TOXLINE Special.
Note: May also include Abstracts on Health Effects of Environmental Pollutants (HEEP).
See also: Toxicology Literature Online (TOXLINE)
Health Education Assets Library (HEAL)
Source: Health Education Assets Library (HEAL) (open access)
Description: "The Health Education Assets Library (HEAL) was started in 2000 with funding from the National Science Foundation in collaboration with the National Library of Medicine and the Association of American Medical Colleges. HEAL is creating a national repository of free, web-based multimedia teaching materials in the health sciences, as a component of the National Science Digital Library, an initiative of the National Science Foundation."
Health Education Program for Patients (HEPP)
Source: American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Foundation (open access)
Description: "Administered by the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, the Health Education Program for Patients (HEPP) produces a listing of health education materials which have been reviewed favorably for scientific accuracy and other criteria. The HEPP listing includes items in various formats covering a variety of topics."
Note: Click here for more information about Health Education Program for Patients (HEPP).
Health Effects from the Collapse of the World Trade Center on 9/11/2001
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM). Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) (open access)
Description: "Respiratory and other health consequences resulting from the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center disaster."
See also: Enviro-Health Links
Health Effects of Environmental Pollutants (HEEP)
See: Health Aspects of Pesticides Abstract Bulletin (HAPAB)
Health Finder
See: Healthfinder® : Your Guide to Reliable Health Information
Health Finder Kids
See: Healthfinder® Kids
Health Reference Center Academic
Source: Thomson Gale via TexShare Core Databases (paid site license)
Coverage: 1980 to date.
Description: "Use this database to find articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only."
Note: Click here for more information on Health Reference Center Academic from TexShare.
Note: To see individual journal holdings in this database, click on the "Title List" button on the left side of this page.
Note: Full-text journals from this database are available in .
See also: Gale Group Collections
Health Services Research Meetings
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) (discontinued)
See: Meeting Abstracts
Health Services Research Projects in Progress
See: HSRProj (Health Services Research Projects in Progress)
Health Services/Technology Assessment Texts
See: HSTAT (Health Services/Technology Assessment Texts)
Health STAR
See: HealthSTAR
HealthCare.gov
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Open Access)
Description: According to Todd Park, the site's Chief Technology Officer, HealthCare.gov is "the first website to collect both public and private health insurance options across the nation in a single place. Even better, our insurance options finder automatically sorts through this huge catalog of options to help you identify the ones that may be right for you.
"Other highlights of the site include extensive information about your rights as a consumer, how to navigate the health insurance marketplace, and how the Affordable Care Act can help you - all tailored to you."
Note: "Take health care into your own hands."
Healthfinder® : Your Guide to Reliable Health Information
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (open access)
Description: "healthfinder® is an award-winning Federal Web site for consumers, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies. Since 1997, healthfinder® has been recognized as a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet. healthfinder® links to carefully selected information and Web sites from over 1,500 health-related organizations."
Note: Click here for more information about healthfinder®.
Note: Also available in Spanish.
Note: One of the Medical Library Association's "Top Ten" Most Useful Websites For Health Consumers.
See also: Healthfinder® Kids
Healthfinder® Kids
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (open access)
Description: Health resources for children organized as follows:
  • Cool & Uncool Stuff
  • Games
  • Safe Surfing
  • Art Contests
See also: Healthfinder® : Your Guide to Reliable Health Information
Healthlinks.net
Source: Healthlinks.Net Ltd. (open access)
Description: "A complementary resource site for healthcare consumers and professionals providing links to services and products, alternative health, education, dental and medical resources, hospitals, employment, healthcare publications, mental health and much more!"
HealthSTAR
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) (discontinued)
Note: "Simultaneous searching of information from HealthSTAR, the former online bibliographic database that provided access to the published literature of health services research, is available via the NLM Gateway."
Note: Click here for additional information on the demise of HealthSTAR.
See also: Meeting Abstracts
HEEP
See: Health Aspects of Pesticides Abstract Bulletin (HAPAB)
Hematologic Diseases Information Service
See: National Hematologic Diseases Information Service
Hematology Image Bank
See: Image Bank
HEPP
See: Health Education Program for Patients (HEPP)
Herbal medicines : a guide for health-care professionals.
Source: MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series via Thompson Reuters (site license)
Description: "Invaluable reference for everyone interested in herbal medicines and their uses.
"While the use of herbal remedies has dramatically increased, the availability of factual information about such substances has not. Herbal products are not regulated in the same manner as drugs, so credible, proven data about them is scarce. Herbal Medicines: A Guide for Health-Care Professionals, published by the Pharmaceutical Press, London, UK, presents fully referenced information to assist with the identification, application, safe use, and assessment of commonly found herbal medicines. Its quick, easy-to-access content addresses pharmacological actions, side effects, contraindications, and safety and efficacy issues."
Note: Click here for more information about Herbal medicines : a guide for health-care professionals.
Note: Also listed as an electronic book.
See also: MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series
HeritageQuest™ Online
Source: ProQuest Information and Learning via TexShare Core Databases (paid site license)
Description: "ProQuest Information and Learning's HeritageQuest Online provides libraries with a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. Beginning or professional genealogists can now use this powerful online library, with original page images for all documents, from the convenience of their home or at the library. Indexes and original page images mean no additional trips, inter-library loan requests or work by researchers or staff. HeritageQuest Online is the marriage of ProQuest's Genealogy & Local History Online, a collection of over 25,000 family and local histories, and content from HeritageQuest, the largest genealogical data, products, supplies and equipment provider to consumers and institutions in the United States. In August 2001, ProQuest acquired HeritageQuest. Founded in 1983, HeritageQuest has been in business for nearly 20 years and brings a wealth of genealogy data to ProQuest. HeritageQuest Online is designed specifically for patrons in public libraries who are either just beginning their family research or who after years of work are still uncovering their past. With over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, and other expanding collections, HeritageQuest Online gives any library the chance to tap in to one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country."
HISTLINE® (HISTory of medicine onLINE)
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) (discontinued)
Note: "Simultaneous searching of information from HISTLINE, the former online bibliographic database that provided access to the published literature of the history of medicine and related fields, is available via the NLM Gateway."
Note: Click here for additional information on the demise of HISTLINE®.
History of Bills
Source: U.S. Congress, Joint Committee on Printing (JCP) via GPO Access (open access)
Coverage: Vol. 129 (1983) to date.
Note: Search this database alone or in combination with other databases at GPO Access.
Description: The History of Bills lists legislative actions on bills that are reported in the Congressional Record. It is part of the print Congressional Record Index, which is published biweekly by the Joint Committee on Printing when Congress is in session, but is maintained
as a separate application on GPO Access.
Note: Click here for more information about the History of Bills.
See also: Congressional Record
See also: Congressional Record Index (CRI)
HIV Guide
Source: The Johns Hopkins Point of Care Information Technology Center (POC-IT) (Open Access)
Description: The HIV Guide is an "evidence-based clinical decision support guides to help health care professionals raise the standards of care and improve patient safety." The HIV Guide is "designed for real-time use at the bedside or in the exam room in both primary and specialty care clinical settings."
Note: Users of the HIV Guide are required to register at the site.
Note: Click here for for information on Handheld HIV. "All handheld, mobile devices are supported including Palm, PocketPC, BlackBerry® and iPhone."
See also: The Johns Hopkins Point of Care Information Technology Center (POC-IT)
HIV InSite Gateway to HIV and AIDS Knowledge
Source: Center for HIV Information (CHI), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) (open access)
Description: "Launched in March 1997, HIV InSite's mission is to be a source for comprehensive, in-depth HIV/AIDS information and knowledge. The site has an extensive collection of original material, including the HIV InSite Knowledge Base, a complete textbook with extensive references and related links organized by topic. Unlike many commercially oriented sites, HIV InSite's policy is to link to the best of the Web, and thousands of links to external Web sites are incorporated into the site's original content. It is the policy of HIV InSite to allow free, anonymous access to all of the site's content."
Note: Click here for more information about HIV InSite.
Note: One of the Medical Library Association's "Top Ten" Most Useful Websites For Health Consumers.
HMTC
See: Hazardous Materials Technical Center (HMTC)
Household Products Database : Health and Safety Information on Household Products
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM). Specialized Information Services (SIS) (open access)
Note: Household Products Database : Health and Safety Information on Household Products is also searchable as a component of TOXNET : Toxicology Data Network.
Description: "This database links over 6,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by the manufacturers and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients."
Note: "The Household Products Database of the National Library of Medicine is based on the Consumer Product Information Database ©2005 by DeLima Associates. All rights reserved."
Note: Click here for more information about the Household Products Database.
See also: TOXNET : Toxicology Data Network
HRCA
See: Health Reference Center Academic
HSDB
See: Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)
HSRProj (Health Services Research Projects in Progress)
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) via AcademyHealth (open access)
Description: "Unlike other databases that provide information on completed and published research, the HSRProj (Health Services Research Projects in Progress) database provides information about grants and contracts in health services research that are still in progress. Accessible for free, HSRProj is part of the "Other Collections" category of resources in the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Internet Gateway. The National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) coordinates its continued development for NLM."
Note: Click here for more information on HSRProj.
HSTAR
See: HealthSTAR
HSTAT (Health Services/Technology Assessment Texts)
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) (open access)
Description: "HSTAT Health Services/Technology Assessment Text is a searchable collection of large, full-text clinical practice guidelines, technology assessments and health information."
Note: Click here for more information on HSTAT.
Human-Computer Interaction Resources
See: HCI Bibliography : Human-Computer Interaction Resources (HCIBIB)
Hurricanes : Links to Health Information Including Toxicology and Environmental Health
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM). Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) (open access)
Description: "Information on hurricane recovery, cleanup, and handling hazardous substances."
See also: Enviro-Health Links

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IACP
See: International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)
ICTRP
See: International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP)
IDENTINDEX® System
Source: MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series (paid site license)
Description: "Your convenient tool for quickly identifying unknown tablets and capsules.
"Treating patients unable to communicate their condition to you is complicated, especially if they take one or more prescription drugs. Often they have their medications with them, but rarely in original or identifiable packaging. The IDENTINDEX® System facilitates the quick, accurate identification of unknown drugs by imprint code or slang term. A match is further confirmed by physical characteristic descriptions and accompanied by ingredient and manufacturer data. The System provides links to toxicologic management in the POISINDEX® System to assist with emergencies."
Note: Click here for more information about the IDENTINDEX® System.
See also: MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series
IHM
See: Images from the History of Medicine (IHM)
Image Bank
Source: American Society of Hematology via HighWire Press (open access)
Description: "The American Society of Hematology (ASH) Image Bank is intended to serve as a comprehensive reference and teaching tool that is widely accessible to physicians and hematology students around the world. The images are presented in a digital, case-based format that allows both the images and text to be searched, cross-referenced, and hyper-linked to other cases as well as other educational resources, including Hematology, the Society's annual meeting Education Program Book, the ASH Teaching Cases and the syllabus from the ASH Self-Assessment Program. In addition to the case studies, the Image Bank includes a collection of basic atlas images."
Note: "Helping hematologists conquer blood diseases."
Note: Click here for more information about the ASM Image Bank.
Note: Image Bank is also available in .
Images from the History of Medicine (IHM)
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM). History of Medicine Division (HMD) (open access)
Description: "This system provides access to the nearly 60,000 images in the prints and photograph collection of the History of Medicine Division (HMD) of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The collection includes portraits, pictures of institutions, caricatures, genre scenes, and graphic art in a variety of media, illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine."
Note: Click here for more information about Images from the History of Medicine (IHM).
images.MD
See: SpringerImages
iMD
See: SpringerImages
in-cites
Source: Thomson Scientific (open access)
Note: Also available in the "Aditional Resources" section of ISI Web of Knowledge (paid site license)
Description: "in-cites provides a behind-the-scenes look at the scientists, journals, institutions, nations, and papers selected by Essential Science Indicators. Read interviews and first-person essays about people in a wide variety of fields and professions. View selected overall and field rankings, pertinent statistics on the principles behind the data, the latest version of the database, including new entrants and Rising Stars in the rankings, information on field definitions, citation thresholds, and graphing trends. Updated weekly is SCI-BYTES: a summary of what's new in research."
Note: "in-cites is an editorial component of Essential Science Indicators. Other editorial components: 'Science Watch®' and 'Special Topics.'"
See also: ISI Web of Knowledge
See also: Science Watch®
See also: Special Topics
INASP Health Links
Source: International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP) [U.K.] (open access)
Description: INASP Health Links is "a Gateway to more than 600 selected websites for health professionals, medical library communities, publishers, and NGOs in developing and transitional countries."
Index Nominum
Source: MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series (paid site license)
Description: "Your international guide to drugs and derivatives from 133 countries.
"These days people travel across continents as easily as they travel across town. With them come countless medications that are unfamiliar in some countries or carry a different name than those prescribed locally. The Micromedex version of Index Nominum is an international drug directory providing synonyms, formulas, and therapeutic classes for drugs and derivatives for 133 countries. Edited by the Swiss Pharmaceutical Society, this database contains area-specific information for preparations used in medicine."
Note: Click here for more information about Index Nominum.
See also: MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series
Index to Organism Names (ION)
Source: Thomson Scientific (open access)
Note: Also available in the "Aditional Resources" section of ISI Web of Knowledge (paid site license)
Description: "Why is ION so valuable? How is it different from other sources of organism names? ION is unique in that it is the most complete source of organism names available. Organism names are a key element in organizing all biological information, but prior to the creation of ION, researchers had to check several disparate and incomplete name lists to find the information they need.
"No more - now they can save valuable time with the comprehensive answer: ION. "ION contains millions of animal names, both fossil and recent, at all taxonomic ranks, reported from the scientific literature since 1978, together with plant and virus names. (Bacteria names will be added soon).
"These names are derived from premier Thomson BIOSIS databases: Zoological Record®, BIOSIS Previews®, and Biological Abstracts®. Together, these resources cover every aspect of the life sciences - providing names from over 15 million scientific records, including approximately 15,000 international journals, patents, books, and conference proceedings. They provide a powerful foundation for the most complete collection of organism names available today."
Note: Click here for more information about Index to Organism Names (ION).
See also: ISI Web of Knowledge
Indoor Air Pollution - Links to websites containing information about indoor air pollution
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM). Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) (open access)
Description: "There are many sources of indoor air pollution in any home including cleaning and maintenance products, building materials, tobacco smoke, mold, and poor ventilation."
See also: Enviro-Health Links
Influenza (Flu)
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (open access)
Description: Includes information for clinicians and consumers.
  • Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)
    "Avian flu is caused by avian influenza viruses, which occur naturally among birds."
  • Pandemic Influenza
    "Pandemic flu is flu that causes a global outbreak, or pandemic, of serious illness that spreads easily from person to person. Currently there is no pandemic flu."
  • Seasonal Influenza
    "Seasonal flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses."
Note: Also available in Spanish.
InfoPOEMs®
See: Essential Evidence Plus
InfoRetriever®
See: Essential Evidence Plus
Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA)
See: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
INFOTEXT®
See: TOMES® System
InfoTrac Custom Newspapers
Source: Gale Group via TexShare Core Databases (paid site license)
Description: "Growing collection of over 100 newspapers from the U.S. and around the world, including several Texas newspapers. Dates of coverage vary with start dates beginning January of 1996, and a 365 day rolling file for the New York Times."
Note: Full-text journals from this database are available in .
See also: Gale Group Collections
Institute for Scientific Information Highly Cited Researchers
See: ISI HighlyCited.com
Institute for Scientific Information HighlyCited.com
See: ISI HighlyCited.com
Institute for Scientific Information Journal Citation Reports Science Edition
See: Journal Citation Reports - Science Edition
Institute for Scientific Information Web of Knowledge
See: ISI Web of Knowledge
Institute for Scientific Information Web of Science
See: Web of Science
Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM). Specialized Information Services (SIS) (open access)
Note: Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) is also searchable as a component of TOXNET : Toxicology Data Network.
Description: "IRIS is a toxicology data file on the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET®). It contains data in support of human health risk assessment. It is compiled by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and contains over 500 chemical records. IRIS data, focusing on hazard identification and dose-response assessment, is reviewed by work groups of EPA scientists and represents EPA consensus. Among the key data provided in IRIS are EPA carcinogen classifications, unit risks, slope factors, oral reference doses, and inhalation reference concentrations."
Note: "Hazard identification and dose-response assessments for over 500 chemicals."
Note: Click here for more information about the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS).
See also: TOXNET : Toxicology Data Network.
The Integrity in Science Database : Scientists' & Non-Profits' Ties to Industry
Source: Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) (open access)
Description: "The Center for Science in the Public Interest has launched the Integrity in Science Internet Database to provide information about the corporate ties of scientists, academics, and non-profit organizations in the fields of nutrition, environment, toxicology, and medicine. The aim of the database is to encourage transparency in the conduct, oversight, and reporting of science and to make information available to the public. We believe that disclosure of financial and other potentially biasing ties is an important mechanism of accountability and that a democratic public is best served by the free flow of information."
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)
Source: International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) (Open Access)
Description: "The International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)�is an association that represents more than 2,000 pharmacists and technicians who focus on�the specialty practice of pharmacy compounding.��More than 87,000 patients�and prescribers who rely on compounded medicines also belong to our organization.
"Millions of Americans have unique health care needs that off-the-shelf prescription medications cannot meet.� For them, personalized medication solutions - mixed safely by trained, licensed pharmacists - are the only option to achieve the desired health care outcome.
"IACP's mission�of promoting and advancing personalized medication solutions is critical for patient health care."
Note: Click here for more information about the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP).
International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP)
Source: World Health Organization (WHO) (open access)
Description: "The mission of the WHO Registry Platform is to ensure that a complete view of research is accessible to all those involved in health care decision making. This will improve research transparency and will ultimately strengthen the validity and value of the scientific evidence base."
Note: Click here for more information about the International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP).
Note: Also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish.
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications Health Links
See: INASP Health Links
International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration
See: DNA Data Bank of Japan (DDJB)
See: The EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database
See: GenBank®
International Nursing Library
See: Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library
International Occupational Safety and Health Information Centre (CIS)
See: CISDOC - Occupational Safety and Health Database
International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPA)
Source: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) via Ovid (paid site license)
Coverage: 1970 to date.
Note: After logging in, select International Pharmaceutical Abstracts.
Source: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) via TOXLINE Special (open access)
Coverage: 1968-2000 (coverage dates supplied by SUNY at Buffalo Libraries).
Note: Archival bibliographic collection (no longer being updated) now accessible as part of TOXLINE Special.
Description: "The International Pharmaceutical Abstracts Database provides worldwide coverage of pharmaceutical science and health related literature from 1970 to the present, and is updated monthly. Comprehensive information is included for drug therapy, toxicity, and pharmacy practice as well as legislation, regulation, technology, utilization, biopharmaceutics, information processing, education, economics, and ethics as related to pharmaceutical science and practice." [description from Ovid]
Note: Click here for more information about International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPA).
See also: Ovid
See also: Toxicology Literature Online (TOXLINE)
International Protein Sequence Database (PSD)
See: Protein Sequence Database (PSD)
International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER)
Source: Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment (TERA) via National Library of Medicine (NLM). Specialized Information Services (SIS) (open access)
Note: International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER) is also searchable as a component of TOXNET : Toxicology Data Network.
Description: "ITER is a toxicology data file on the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET®). It contains data in support of human health risk assessments. It is compiled by Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment (TERA) and contains over 600 chemical records with key data from the Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR), Health Canada, National Institute of Public Health & the Environment (RIVM) - The Netherlands, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and independent parties whose risk values have undergone peer review. ITER provides a comparison of international risk assessment information in a side-by-side format and explains differences in risk values derived by different organizations. ITER data, focusing on hazard identification and dose-response assessment, is extracted from each agency's assessment and contains links to the source documentation."
Note: "Risk information for over 600 chemicals from authoritative groups worldwide."
Note: Click here for more information about the International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER).
See also: TOXNET : Toxicology Data Network.
ION
See: Index to Organism Names (ION)
IPA
See: International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPA)
IRIS
See: Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)
ISI Highly Cited Researchers
See: ISI HighlyCited.com
ISI HighlyCited.com
Source: Thomson Scientific (open access)
Note: Also available in the "Aditional Resources" section of ISI Web of Knowledge (paid site license)
Description: "This freely accessible Web site gives research professionals working in a variety of occupations an invaluable tool to identify individuals, departments and laboratories that have made fundamental contributions to the advancement of science and technology in recent decades.
"ISIHighlyCited.com reveals the face of research--the people behind the accomplishments in 21 broad subject categories in life sciences, medicine, physical sciences, engineering and social sciences. These individuals are the most highly cited within each category for the period 1981-1999, and comprise less than one-half of one percent of all publishing researchers--truly an extraordinary accomplishment."
Note: ". . . an expert gateway to the most highly influential scientists and scholars worldwide."
Note: Click here for more information about ISI HighlyCited.com.
See also: ISI Web of Knowledge
ISI Journal Citation Reports - Science Edition
See: Journal Citation Reports - Science Edition
ISI Web of Science
See: Web of Science : Science Citation Index Expanded
ISI Web of Knowledge
Source: Thomson Scientific (paid site license)
Coverage:
Journal Citation Reports - Science Edition, 2000 to date.
MEDLINE®, 1966 to date.
OLDMEDLINE, 1950-1965.
Web of Science : Science Citation Index Expanded, 1992 to date.
Description: "ISI Web of Knowledge is a daily and essential resource for millions around the world. An integrated, versatile research platform, ISI Web of Knowledge delivers easy access to high quality, diversified scholarly information in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as search and analysis tools that enhance this content.
"Instead of simply searching a large quantity of content, users can search the right content and find the relevant information they require - whether that information is found in international journals, open access resources, books, patents, proceedings, or Web sites."
Note: This site license provides TTUHSC faculty, staff, and students with access to Journal Citation Reports - Science Edition, MEDLINE®, Web of Science : Science Citation Index Expanded, and EndNote Web through ISI Web of Knowledge. The following additional resources are also available from ISI Web of Knowledge:
Note: Click here for more information on ISI Web of Knowledge.
Note: ISI Web of Knowledge Tutorial [v3.0]
See also: Journal Citation Reports - Science Edition
See also: MEDLINE® (MEDical literature, analysis, and retrieval system onLINE)
See also: OLDMEDLINE
See also: Web of Science : Science Citation Index Expanded
ISIHighlyCited.com
See: ISI HighlyCited.com
ISTA
See: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
ITER
See: International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER)
IV INDEX® System
Source: MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series (paid site license)
Description: "Your instant answer to IV compatibility questions with easy-to-interpret information.
"When multiple IV medications are combined, the risk of complication is very real. Efficacy of one or more drugs can be reduced or a potentially dangerous incompatibility can occur. The IV INDEX® System provides easy access to proven data to help ensure accurate IV compatibility decisions can be made at the point of care with confidence. The new IV INDEX features the parenteral compatibility piece of Trissel's® 2, the latest database from the ultimate authority on IV compatibility - Lawrence Trissel. IV INDEX includes over 50,000 compatibility results and 600 unique drugs and solutions. IV INDEX also supports confident decisions with multiple studies and full study information including manufacturer, concentration, stability, and other conditions."
Note: Click here for more information about the IV INDEX® System.
See also: MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series

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JAMAevidence
Source: American Medical Association (AMA) via McGraw-Hill (site license)
Description: "Evidence-based medicine (EBM) integrates the best available evidence with clinical experience that allows clinicians to recommend, and their patients to make, informed choices consistent with their values. JAMAevidence helps decision makers identify the best available evidence by providing guides to the systematic consideration of the validity, importance, and applicability of claims about the assessment of health problems and the outcomes of health care."
Note: "JAMAevidence features:
  • Full text access to Users' guides to the medical literature and The rational clinical examination
  • Online Education Guide slideshows including teaching points to enhance classroom and conference learning - Also available as downloadable PowerPoints
  • Direct free access to referenced articles from JAMA and the Archives Journals that are cited in
  • Exclusive online-only content including updates to RCE articles and podcasts from the leading minds in evidence-based medicine
  • Core Topics to highlight critical educational concepts across all content types
  • Powerful interactive capabilities, including:
         Functional calculators and nomograms
         Question wizards to help users formulate well-built clinical queries
         Customizable worksheets focusing on critical appraisal skills and mastering the information cycle
  • Extensive evidence-based medicine glossary"
Note: Limited to five concurrent users.
Note: Click here for more information about JAMAevidence.
Note: Also listed as an electronic book collection.
JBI COnNECT+ (Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics)
See: The Joanna Briggs Institute
JCR Science Edition
See: Journal Citation Reports - Science Edition
JCR Web
See: Journal Citation Reports - Science Edition
The Joanna Briggs Institute
Source: The Joanna Briggs Institute (paid site license)
Description: "The Joanna Briggs Institute is an international, not-for-profit, membership based research and development organisation within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide. The Institute specialises in promoting and supporting evidence-based healthcare by providing access to resources for professionals in nursing, midwifery, medicine, and allied health. With over 64 collaborating centers and groups, servicing over 90 countries, the Institute is a recognised global leader in evidence-based healthcare."
Note: JBI COnNECT+ (Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics) is organized as follows:
Access
Search a wide range of databases in one central location to find evidence to inform your practice. You can access summarised research in a format that is easy to locate, understand and distribute to others or single research papers.
Appraise
Find resources designed to help you assess the quality of single research papers. Learn to pose relevant questions about the feasibility, appropriateness, meaningfulness and effectiveness of an intervention or professional activity.
Use
Find resources designed to help you to develop organisational policy and practice manuals based on the best available evidence and programs to evaluate the effectiveness of those systems.
Note: Access to the Rapid Critical Appraisal Tools requires a Username and Password. Click here for the TTUHSC Electronic Journals User Names and Passwords list.
Joanna Briggs Institute COnNECT+ (Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics)
See: The Joanna Briggs Institute
Johns Hopkins ABX Guide
See: ABX Guide
Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Guide
See: ABX Guide
Johns Hopkins HIV Guide
See: HIV Guide
The Johns Hopkins Point of Care Information Technology Center (POC-IT)
Source: The Johns Hopkins Point of Care Information Technology Center (POC-IT) (Open Access)
Description: "The Johns Hopkins Point of Care Information Technology Center (POC-IT) develops electronic and print evidence-based clinical decision support guides to help health care professionals raise the standards of care and improve patient safety. The Guides are designed for real-time use at the bedside or in the exam room in both primary and specialty care clinical settings.
"The Guides are used worldwide by physicians, nurses, pharmacists, students and other healthcare workers, free on the Web and for a small fee on all mobile technologies."
See also: ABX Guide
See also: HIV Guide
Journal Citation Reports - Science Edition
Source: Thomson Scientific via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: 2000 to date.
Description: "The recognized authority for evaluating journals, Journal Citation Reports presents quantifiable statistical data that provides a systematic, objective way to evaluate the world's leading journals and their impact and influence in the global research community.
In 2005, JCR Web, available via ISI Web of Knowledge, expanded its analytical capabilities beyond the journal level to include the subject category level. The additional data makes it easier for users to understand performance metrics in context and facilitate collection management decisions.
Related Journals enable users to see which journals share citations, and are therefore related. This analytical feature is available at both the journal level and the journal category level."
Note: "The Science Edition covers over 5,900 leading international science journals from the Thomson Scientific database."
Note: Click here for mor information about Journal Citation Reports.
Note: Journal Citation Reports Tutorial
See also: ISI Web of Knowledge
Journals@Ovid (OVFT)
Source: Journals@Ovid via Ovid (paid site license)
Note: After logging in, select Journals@Ovid Full Text.
Description: "Journals@Ovid is the second generation of Ovid Full Text, which combines all the capabilities of Ovid Full Text Collections with several important features and functions. The database is an aggregate of hundreds of scientific, technical, and medical journals from over 50 publishers and societies. While the Ovid Full Text Collections are subsets of journals combined for local access, Journals@Ovid is an aggregated online database of all Ovid journals, with each journal available by individual subscription."
Note: TTUHSC faculty, staff, and students have access to a number of electronic journals from Journals@Ovid including the following Ovid Full Text Collections:
  • Adis International Collection
    Note: Click here for more information about the Adis International Collection.
  • Lippincott Williams & Wilkins High Impact Collection
    Note: Click here for more information about the Lippincott Williams & Wilkins High Impact Collection.
  • Ovid Essential Nursing Collection
    Note: Click here for more information about the Ovid Essential Nursing Collection.
  • Ovid Mental Health Collection
    Note: Click here for more information about the Ovid Mental Health Collection.
Note: All of these electronic journals are listed individually on the TTUHSC Electronic Journals Web pages.
See also: Ovid
See also: Your Journals@Ovid

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Kaiser Family Foundation global health facts
See: globalhealthfacts.org - Global data on HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, and more
Kaiser Family Foundation globalhealthfacts.org
See: globalhealthfacts.org - Global data on HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, and more
Kaiser Family Foundation state health facts
See: statehealthfacts.org - Your source for state health data
Kaiser Family Foundation statehealthfacts.org
See: statehealthfacts.org - Your source for state health data
Kaiser Family Foundation Texas: At-A-Glance
See: statehealthfacts.org - Your source for state health data - Texas: At-A-Glance
Kidnetic.com
Source: International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation (open access)
Description: "A healthy eating and active living Web site for kids and their families, Kidnetic.com is part of ACTIVATE, an educational outreach program of the International Food Information Council Foundation. Developed rship with the American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Sports Medicine, American Dietetic Association, International Life Sciences Institute Center for Health Promotion, and National Recreation and Park Association." [description from familydoctor.org]
Note: Click here for more information about Kidnetic.com.
Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
See: National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC)
Kidney Disease Education Program
See: National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP)
KidsHealth®
Source: Nemours Foundation (open access)
Description: "KidsHealth is the largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, the award-winning KidsHealth provides families with accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information they can use. KidsHealth has been on the Web since 1995 . . . . KidsHealth has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents - each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone. There are literally thousands of in-depth features, articles, animations, games, and resources - all original and all developed by experts in the health of children and teens."
Note: Click here for more information about KidsHealth.
Note: Also available in Spanish.
Note: One of the Medical Library Association's "Top Ten" Most Useful Websites For Health Consumers.
See also: KidsHealth for Kids
See also: TeensHealth®
KidsHealth for Kids
Source: Nemours Foundation (open access)
Description: Health information for kids.
See also: KidsHealth®
See also: TeensHealth®

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Lab Advisor™
Source: MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series (paid site license)
Description: "Quickly answer your critical laboratory testing questions with relevant knowledge.
"Developed in conjunction with practicing clinicians, Lab Advisor gets right to the point with the knowledge clinicians need to order and interpret test results.
"Lab Advisor also helps clinicians research and select cost-effective tests when a multitude of appropriate testing options are available."
Note: Click here for more information about the lab advisor™.
See also: MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series
Laboratory Advisor
See: Lab Advisor™
Lactation Database
See: Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed)
LactMed
See: Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed)
Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
See: CSA Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
Lead and Environmental Health
See: Lead and Human Health : Links to websites about the effects of lead on human health
Lead and Human Health : Links to websites about the effects of lead on human health
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM). Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) (open access)
Description: "People can be exposed to lead not only through the air, but also through accidentally or intentionally eating soil or paint chips, as well as food or water contaminated with lead."
See also: Enviro-Health Links
Lexi-Comp
Source: Lexi-Comp (TTUHSC School of Pharmacy paid subscription)
Description: "Lexi-Comp ONLINE is an Internet-based platform delivering time sensitive drug information on an easy-to-use interface . . . ."
Note: "Improving point-of-care decisions."
Note: The School of Pharmacy subscription does not include a PDA component. Individual users may purchase PDA subscriptions from Lexi-Comp with discounted academic pricing.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Source: EBSCOhost Research Databases (open access)
Description: "Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s."
Note: "LISTA was formerly Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA). EBSCO Publishing continues ISTA's renowned coverage of information science and significantly increases the coverage of library science. 149 ISTA titles are upgraded to Core coverage, and 121 new periodicals are included. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing. LISTA indexes journal articles from more than 600 publications plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings. With coverage extending back to 1966, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science." [Note from TexShare.]
Library of Women's Medicine
See: Global Library of Women's Medicine
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
See: CSA Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
LISTA
See: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database
Source: New York University School of Medicine (open access)
Description: "The Literature, Arts, & Medicine Database is an annotated bibliography of prose, poetry, film, video and art which was developed to be a dynamic, accessible, comprehensive resource in MEDICAL HUMANITIES, for use in health/pre-health and liberal arts settings. It is a multi-institutional project . . . which was initiated by Drs. Felice Aull, Martin Nachbar, Karen Brewer, Roy Smith and Irene Chen '96 of the New York University School of Medicine in the summer of 1993. This Web site is produced and maintained by the Hippocrates Project, the multi-disciplinary development laboratory for application of information technologies to medical education at New York University School of Medicine."
Lingering Airborne Hazards from the Collapse of the World Trade Center
See: Health Effects from the Collapse of the World Trade Center
Literature Database (PRF/LITDB)
See: Protein Research Foundation (PRF)
Literature Resource Center (LRC)
Source: Gale Group via TexShare Core Databases (paid site license)
Description: "Literature Resource Center provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Combining Gale Group's core literary databases in a single online service, the Literature Resource Center covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors."
Note: Go directly to some of Literature Resource Center's component databases:
See also: Gale Group Collections
Live Search Academic
Source: Microsoft (open access)
Description: "Search for scholarly journal articles, conference proceedings, dissertations and academic books."
Note: "Live Search Academic Beta currently supports Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and higher, and Firefox [as of 24 October 2007]."
Note: Formerly known as Windows Live™ Academic Search.
LLBA
See: CSA Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
Local History
See: HeritageQuest® Online
LOCATORplus
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) (open access)
Note: LOCATORplus is also searchable as a component of NLM Gateway.
Description: "LOCATORplus is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's online catalog, and includes "over 1.2 million catalog records for books, audiovisuals, journals, computer files, and other materials in the Library's collections."
Note: Click here for more information on LOCATORplus.
LRC
See: Literature Resource Center (LRC)

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Martindale : the complete drug reference.
Source: MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series via Thomson Reuters (paid site license)
Description: "Your easy-to-use, electronic, international drug reference from the Pharmaceutical Press, London, UK.
"These days people and products travel across international boundaries in a matter of hours, often bringing with them unfamiliar medications or other remedies. This electronic version of MARTINDALE: The Complete Drug Reference provides extensive, unbiased information on drugs and related substances in clinical use worldwide. Complete with therapeutic data, synonyms, and manufacturer brand names, MARTINDALE offers sections with summaries of relevant information, referenced abstracts, and reviews providing expanded information."
Note: Click here for more information about Martindale : the complete drug reference.
Note: Also listed as an electronic book.
See also: MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series
MasterFILE Premier
Source: EBSCOhost Research Databases via TexShare Core Databases (paid site license)
Description: MasterFILE Premier, designed specifically for public libraries, provides full text
for nearly 1,950 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more. In addition to the full text, this database provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,600 titles. This database features: 5,000 full text Magill Book Reviews 315 reference and travel books including the World Almanac & Book of Facts 2001; full text from 96,600 biographies, 76,000 full text primary source documents, American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition and an image collection of 116,000 photos, maps and flags. MasterFILE Premier offers PDF backfiles as far back as 1975 for key publications including American Libraries Foreign Affairs, History Today, Judaism, Library Journal National Review and Natural History.
Note: Full-text journals from this database are available in .
Material Safety Data Sheets
See: Pharmaceutical MSDS
Mayo Clinic Medical Information and Tools for Healthy Living - MayoClinic.com
Source: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER) (open access)
Description: "Our mission is to empower people to manage their health. We accomplish this by providing useful and up-to-date information and tools that reflect the expertise and standard of excellence of Mayo Clinic."
The site is organized as follows:
  • Diseases & Conditions
  • Drugs & Supplements
  • Treatment Decisions
  • Healthy Living
  • Ask a Specialist
  • Health Tools
Note: Click here for more information about Mayo Clinic Medical Information and Tools for Healthy Living - MayoClinic.com.
Note: One of the Medical Library Association's "Top Ten" Most Useful Websites For Health Consumers.
MayoClinic.com
See: Mayo Clinic Medical Information and Tools for Healthy Living - MayoClinic.com
McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine
See: AccessMedicine
McGraw-Hill's AccessPharmacy
See: AccessPharmacy
McGraw-Hill's AccessPhysiotherapy
See: AccessPhysiotherapy
McGraw-Hill's AccessSurgery
See: AccessSurgery


Med Help International : The Patient Medical and Health Information Center

Source: Med Help International (open access)
Description: "Med Help International is dedicated to helping patients find the highest quality medical information in the world today. We offer patients the tools necessary to make informed treatment decisions within the short time lines dictated by their illness or disease. Our 'Virtual Medical Center for Patients' is a collection of information and professional medical support gathered from the best medical organizations and experts in the world."
MedCalc 3000
Source: Teton Data Systems [STAT!Ref] via TexShare TexSelect Databases (paid site license)
Description: "MedCalc 3000 is a unique computerized medical reference and tool set. MedCalc 3000 encompasses a wide array of pertinent medical formulae, clinical criteria sets and decision tree analysis tools used everyday by clinicians, medical educators, nurses and health care students of all types. With the growing emphasis and application of Evidence Based Medicine, there has never been a greater need for a system such as MedCalc 3000. Medical error detection and elimination are also hot topics in the new millennium. MedCalc 3000 can help in these areas as well.
"To practice, teach and learn medicine based on solid, literature based data, practitioners are easily overwhelmed by the breadth of information that they must master. MedCalc 3000 helps simplify this task by assembling easy to use, interactive tools used to learn Evidence Based Medicine."
Note: For more information on MedCalc 3000:
See also: STAT!Ref
Medem Medical Library
See: Medical Library - Medem Network
Medhelp International
See: Med Help International : The Patient Medical and Health Information Center
The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Source: The Medical Letter, Inc. (paid site license)
Description: "Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has decided to provide you with the full suite of products offered by The Medical Letter. The information contained in our databases will certainly be of interest to you. Now you can empower yourself to increase your knowledge of the products you prescribe as well as acquire a wealth of unbiased background information on new compounds and drug classes. The medical letter's articles summarize the vital drug facts you need to know, focusing on such elements as mechanism of action, pharmacology, clinical studies, adverse effects, drug interactions, dosing and product pricing. There is no better way to inform yourself than by reviewing high quality, unbiased, peer-reviewed drug information that is difficult to dispute. . . .
What is included in this online product?
  • The medical letter on drugs and therapeutics -- Searchable articles database from 1988 to the present. Updated biweekly.
  • Treatment guidelines from The medical letter -- Searchable articles database (first issue September, 2002). Updated monthly.
  • Adverse Drug Interactions Program -- An evidence-based, proprietary database of adverse drug interactions. Searches for interactions between 2 and up to 12 drugs; also includes management recommendations and references are hyperlinked to the original literature. Updated every six months.
  • Handbook of antimicrobial therapy -- This handbook contains "Selected Articles from Treatment Guidelines with updates from The Medical Letter."
Please keep in mind that The Medical Letter accepts no advertising or funding from any outside source. We operate solely on the revenues generated by subscriptions. This has enabled us to remain your most reliable source for unbiased, peer-reviewed, critical evaluations of new medicines."
Note: To access The medical letter on drugs and therapeutics and Treatment guidelines from The medical letter, click on the link above to access the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Libraries' customized Medical Letter Web Site. Links to Tables of Contents and Issue Archives are at the top of the left-hand column. The medical letter on drugs and therapeutics and Treatment guidelines from The medical letter are also available as journals in
Note: To access Handbook of antimicrobial therapy, click on the link above to access the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Libraries' customized Medical Letter Web Site. A link to Handbook of antimicrobial therapy is in the left-hand column under "Online Handbook." Handbook of antimicrobial therapy is also listed as an electronic book.
See also: Adverse Drug Interactions Program
See also: Handbook of antimicrobial therapy
The medical letter's handbook of adverse drug interactions
See: Adverse Drug Interactions Program
Medical Library - Medem Network
Source: Medem, Inc. (open access)
Description: "Medem's award-winning Medical Library represents the full range of patient education information from our partner medical societies and other trusted sources, and is unsurpassed in quality, breadth and depth of health care information."
The site is organized as follows:
  • Life Stages
  • Diseases and Conditions
  • Therapies and Health Strategies
  • Health and Society
Note: Other Medem information for patients is available here.
Note: One of the Medical Library Association's "Top Ten" Most Useful Websites For Health Consumers.
Medical Library Association: For Health Consumers
See: For Health Consumers
Medical Student.com
See: MedicalStudent.com™
Medical Subject Headings Browser
See: MeSH® Browser
Medical Words: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) (open access)
Description: "This tutorial teaches you about medical words. You'll learn about how to put together parts of medical words. You'll also find quizzes to see what you've learned."
Note: "You will need Flash Player to view the programs."
Note: Click here to download a free copy of Adobe Flash Player.
See also: MedlinePlus® Health Information from the National Library of Medicine
MedicalStudent.com™
Source: MedicalStudent.com™ (open access)
Description: "MedicalStudent.com is a digital library of authoritative medical information for all students of medicine." It is organized as follows:
  • Medical Textbooks
  • Patient Simulations
  • MEDLINE and Medical Journals
  • Handheld Computer Resources
  • Continuing Education and Board Exams / Review Questions
  • Medical Organizations
  • Patient Education / Consumer Health Information
  • Internet Directories and Search Engines
  • About MedicalStudent.com
Note: Curated by Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Note: "MedicalStudent.com uses the following criteria for World-Wide Web site selection: 1) The site is selected by a process of peer review by accreditation, because accreditation models are designed for works that change over time. To become accredited, a site must clearly display four core quality standards: a. Authorship, including the author's name, affiliation, and credentials. b. Attribution of facts through the listing of references. c. Disclosure of site ownership and sponsorship. d. Currency of the site by listing dates of content posting and updating. 2) The site must be free to use, in part or in whole. 3) The site's information must be primarily in Hypertext Markup Language format (aspx) so that it can be read by users with the lowest common denominator World-Wide Web browser."
MEDITEXT®
See: TOMES® System
MEDLINE® (MEDical literature, analysis, and retrieval system onLINE)
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) via EBSCOhost Research Databases [TexShare Core Databases] (paid subscription package)
Coverage: 1966 to date.
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) via FirstSearch [TexShare TexSelect Databases] (paid subscription package)
Coverage: 1966 to date.
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) via HighWire (open access)
Coverage: 1966 to date.
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) via ISI Web of Knowledge (paid site license)
Coverage: 1966 to date.
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) via Ovid (paid site license)
Coverage: 1966 to date.
Note: MEDLINE® may be searched in combination with MEDLINE® In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations at Ovid.
Note: Click here for more information about Ovid's MEDLINE.
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) via PubMed (open access)
Coverage: 1966 to date.
Note: For use by anyone on campus and by the general public from off-campus.
Note: Click here for more information on PubMed®: MEDLINE® Retrieval on the World Wide Web.
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) via PubMed (with LinkOut) (open access)
Coverage: 1966 to date.
Note: For use by anyone on campus and by TTUHSC faculty, staff, and students from off-campus.
Note: Click here for more information on LinkOut.
Description: "MEDLINE® (Medical Literature, Analysis, and Retrieval System Online) is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's® (NLM) premier bibliographic database that contains over 15 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine."
Note: Click here for more information on MEDLINE®.
Note: MEDLINE® is also searchable as a component of NLM Gateway.
See also: ISI Web of Knowledge
See also: MEDLINE® In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations
See also: OLDMEDLINE
See also: OCLC FirstSearch
See also: Ovid
See also: PubMed
MEDLINE® In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) via Ovid (paid site license)
Note: After logging in, select MEDLINE® In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations.
Note: MEDLINE® In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations may be searched in combination with MEDLINE® at Ovid.
Description: "MEDLINE® In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations (PREM), the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) in-process database for Ovid MEDLINE®, provides basic information and abstracts before a record is indexed with MeSH® heading(s) and added to Ovid MEDLINE. Ovic MEDLINE® In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations, like Ovid MEDLINE® itself, encompasses information from Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing, as well as other sources of coverage in the areas of allied health, biological and physical sciences, humanities and information science (as they relate to medicine and health care, communication disorders, population biology, and reproductive biology)."
Note: Formerly known as PREMEDLINE.
Note: Click here for more information about Ovid MEDLINE.
See also: MEDLINE®
See also: Ovid
MEDLINE® with MeSH®
See: MEDLINE® (MEDical literature, analysis, and retrieval system onLINE)
MedlinePlus® Health Information from the National Library of Medicine
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) (open access)
Note: MedlinePlus® is also searchable as a component of NLM Gateway.
Description: "MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news."
Note: Click here and here for more information on MedlinePlus®.
Note: Also available in Spanish.
Note: One of the Medical Library Association's "Top Ten" Most Useful Websites For Health Consumers.
See also: Medical Words: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine
See also: MEDLINE
See also: MedlinePlus® Informacion de Salud de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina
MedlinePlus® Información de Salud de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) (open access)
Description: "MedlinePlus le ayuda encontrar las respuestas que usted busca en temas de salud. MedlinePlus ha recopilado la informacion más confiable proveniente de fuentes autorizadas tales como la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina y los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud, así como otras agencias gubernamentales y organizaciones de servicios para la salud. MedlinePlus también le ofrece mucha informacion sobre medicamentos, una enciclopedia médica ilustrada, programas interactivos para el paciente y las más recientes noticias acerca de la salud."
Note: Click here for information on MedlinePlus® in Spanish.
Note: One of the Medical Library Association's "Top Ten" Most Useful Websites For Health Consumers.
See also: MedlinePlus® Health Information from the National Library of Medicine
Meeting Abstracts
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) (open access)
Description: "Meeting Abstracts contains meeting abstracts from the former AIDSLINE, HealthSTAR, and SPACELINE databases. It also includes new meeting abstracts on AIDS/HIV, and meeting abstracts from the Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy (formerly the Association for Health Services Research), the International Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care, and the Cochrane Colloquium annual conferences."
Note: Click here for more information about Meeting Abstracts.
Note: "The Meeting Abstracts collection is available on the World Wide Web, searchable via the NLM Gateway . . . . A user may also access them through an Internet search engine (such as Google). The Meeting Abstracts pages have been compiled to facilitate this access and enhance the abstracts' availability."
The Meetings Index
See: MInd : The Meetings Index
Mennonite Resources
Source: TTUHSC Libraries of the Health Sciences (open access)
Description: Deborah C. West, Associate Director of the Library of the Health Sciences, TTUHSC at Odessa, prepared this bibliography of resources relating to the medical and nursing treatment of Mennonites. The bibliography includes links to Web sites on Mennonite religion, history, and language (Low German or Platdeutsch). The articles cover the medical, nursing, and allied health fields, and are accompanied by abstracts where available. Books include general works on Mennonite colonies in North America. A secton on "Consumer Health Information in Low German" is also included. The bibliography is currently available as a downloadable Word document.
Mental Measurements Yearbook
Source: Buros Institute, University of Nebraska via EBSCOhost Research Databases (paid subscription)
Coverage: Vol. 9 (1985) to date.
Description: "Produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, the Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. All MMY entries contain descriptive information (e.g., test purpose, publisher, pricing) and edited review(s) written by leading content area experts. To be included in the MMY, a test must be commercially available, be published in the English language, and be new or revised since it last appeared in the series. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY provides coverage from Volume 9 to the present."
Note: Mental Measurements Yearbook is also available as a journal in .
Note: Also listed as an electronic book.
See also: Tests in Print
The Merck manual of diagnosis and therapy. 18th ed. 2006.
Source: Merck Research Laboratories [periodically updated] (open access)
Note: "Merck is committed to bringing out the best in medicine. As part of that effort, Merck has created The Merck Manuals, a series of healthcare books for medical professionals and consumers. As a service to the community, the content of The Manuals is now available in enhanced online versions as part of The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library. The Online Medical Library is updated periodically with new information, and contains photographs, and audio and video material not present in the print versions."
Source: Merck Research Laboratories via STAT!Ref [TexShare TexSelect Databases] (paid site license)
Note: Also listed as an electronic book.
MeSH® Browser
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM) (open access)
Description: "The MeSH Browser is an online vocabulary look-up aid available for use with MeSH® (Medical Subject Headings). It is designed to help quickly locate descriptors of possible interest and to show the hierarchy in which descriptors of interest appear. Virtually complete MeSH records are available, including the scope notes, annotations, entry vocabulary, history notes, allowable qualifiers, etc. The browser does not link directly to any MEDLINE or other database retrieval system and thus is not a substitute for the PUBMED system."
Note: "The files are updated every week on Sunday."
Note: Click here for more information.
Mexico Border Health
See: USA-Mexico Border Health
M.H.I.
See: Med Help International : Med Help International : The Patient Medical and Health Information Center
MHV
See: My HealtheVet - The Gateway to Veteran Health and Wellness
MICROMEDEX CareNotes™ System
See: CareNotes™ System
MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series
Source: MICROMEDEX® Healthcare Series (paid site license)
Description: "With so many possible scenarios - it's next to impossible to predict what kind of clinical information will be needed at any moment of any day.
"That's why the Micromedex® Healthcare Series is unsurpassed in terms of scope and reliability. Clinicians can quickly pinpoint their answers.
"This actionable information spans drugs, diseases, acute care, toxicology, alternative medicines, as well as a comprehensive tool to educate patients. Having all of this in a clutter-free, easy-to-navigate interface saves clinicians time and promotes best practices."
Note: The following databases are available to TTUHSC faculty, staff, and students Micromedex® Healthcare Series:
Note: Click here for more information about the Micromedex® Healthcare Series.
See also: CareNotes™ System
Military & Government Collection
Source: EBSCOhost Research Databases via TexShare Core Databases (paid site license)
Description: "Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals. The database also includes full text for 245 pamphlets and offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles."
Note: Full-text journals from this database are available in .
MInd : The Meetings Index
Source: InterDok Corporation (open access)
Description: "As a complementary service to our Directory of Published Proceedings (DoPP), we have assembled a database that allows free easy access to locate future events. Most listings are for conferences, congresses, meetings and symposia that eventually will result in published proceedings and therefore, be referenced in DoPP."
MMDB
See: Entrez Structure
MMY
See: Mental Measurements Yearbook
Molecular Modelling Database (MMDB)
See: Entrez Structure
Monthly Catalog
See: GPO Monthly Catalog
Multi-Cultural Resources for Health Information
Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM). Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) (open access)
Description: "Resources and tools to promote cultural competency in health care."
See also: Enviro-Health Links
Multilingual glossary of technical and popular medical terms in nine European languages
Source: Commissioned by The European Commission (DG III) and executed by Heymans Institute of Pharmacology and Mercator School, Dept. of Applied Linguistics via Universiteit Gent (open access)
Description: "This system contains the electronic form of eight glossaries, in which you can find 1830 technical and popular medical terms in eight of the nine official European languages: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Danish.
"There are four kinds of documents on this system :
1. Lists of technical and popular medical terms : these lists contain an index of all the medical terms, with cross-references between technical and popular terms (one list for each language).
2. Glossaries of technical and popular medical terms : these glossaries contain notes and comments from translators and users for each of the 1830 terms in the selected language. This is where your comments will eventually find their place.
3. Multilingual lemma collection : this list contains 1830 pages, one for each of the 1830 concepts in this system. On each page all the technical and popular terms from the all languages are brought together.
4. Dictionary : this list contains a short description (in English) of each term.
"These lists are connected with each other."
Note: Click here for the List and Glossary of medical terms: English.
Note: Click here for the List and Glossary of medical terms: Spanish.
Note: Click here for more information about the Multilingual glossary of technical and popular medical terms in nine European languages.
Note: Also listed as an electronic book.
My HealtheVet - The Gateway to Veteran Health and Wellness
Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (open access)
Description: "My HealtheVet (MHV) is the gateway to veteran health benefits and services. It provides access to:
  • trusted health information
  • links to Federal and VA benefits and resources
  • the Personal Health Journal
  • online VA prescription refill
"In the future, MHV registrants will be able to view appointments, copay balances, and key portions of their VA medical records online, and much more! My HealtheVet is a powerful tool to help you better understand and manage your health."
Note: Also available in Spanish.
My Healthy Vet
See: My HealtheVet - The Gateway to Veteran Health and Wellness
My Pyramid
See: MyPyramid.gov
MyPyramid.gov
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) (open access)
Description: "One size doesn't fit all. MyPyramid Plan offers you a personal eating plan with the foods and amounts that are right for you. . . .
"MyPyramid Tracker offers a detailed assessment of your food intake and physical activity level. . . .
"Use the advice 'Inside MyPyramid' to help you
  • Make smart choices from every food group.
  • Find your balance between food and physical activity.
  • Get the most nutrition out of your calories.
  • Stay within your daily calorie needs.
"MyPyramid food patterns are designed for the general public ages 2 and over. They are not therapeutic diets for specific health conditions. Those with a chronic health condition should consult with a health care provider to find a dietary plan that is right for them."
Note: Also available in Spanish.

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