Internet Resources: Health Sciences

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Anatomy
MedlinePlus: Anatomy; National Library of Medicine Extensive collection of links to anatomy web sites.
Dictionaries
MedlinePlus: Dictionaries; National Library of Medicine Online Merriam-Webster medical dictionary.
Directories - Hospital and Physician
Administrators in Medicine: DocFinder; Administrators in Medicine Use the database system to look up doctors' education, background, and malpractice history.
MedlinePlus: Directories; National Library of Medicine Extensive collection of links to medical directories on the web.
Diseases
ICD-9; CDC Download the International Classification of Diseases-9 from this ftp site.
ICD-9 Informational Page Information on ICD-9.
ICD-10; CDC Download the International Classification of Diseases-10 from this ftp site.
ICD-10 Informational Page Information on ICD-10.
MedlinePlus; National Library of Medicine Extensive collection of web links for medical information and diseases.
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Drug/Pharmaceutical Information
MEDLINEPlus: Drug Information; National Library of Medicine Information on over-the-counter and prescription medications.
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General Resources
HIPAA; HHS, Office for Civil Rights Medical privacy - national standards.
Librarian's Index to the Internet; Californian librarians Extensive directory of health related web sites.
MEDLINEPlus; National Library of Medicine Rich, extensive directory of health care web sites and information aimed at people who are not medical professionals.
MEDLINEPlus in Spanish; National Library of Medicine. Same rich information and material as MEDLINEPlus, only in Spanish.
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy; Merck Online version of the 17th edition of the Merck Manual.
The Merck Manual, 2nd Home Edition; Merck Online version of the home edition of the Merck Manual.
The Merck Manual of Geriatrics; Merck Online version of the Merck Manual of Geriatrics.
National Council of State Boards of Nursing Official web site of the NCSBN.
National Institutes of Health Official web site of the NIH.
National Library of Medicine (NLM) Links to NLM databases, projects, and National Institutes of Health resources.
Nursing Rules and Regulations in Mass.; Mass.gov Links to Mass. nursing rules and regulations.
US Dept. of Health and Human Services Official web site of the DHHS. Includes links to health services web sites.
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Legal Nurse Consulting
AORN; AORN Links to operating room standards resources.
Emergency Nurses Assoc.; ENA Links to patient safety. Also, see: http://www.ena.org/about/position for position papers.
Expert Witness Network Link to expert witnesses; fee-based.
Experts.com Link to expert witnesses; fee-based.
HON Code; Health On the Net Foundation Honor code of conduct for health science.
WHO Collaborating Centre for Patient Safety Solutions; WHO Patient safety.
Nursing Rules and Regulations in Mass.; Mass.gov Links to Mass. nursing rules and regulations.
Nursing Theorists and Famous People
American Association for the History of Nursing Nursing history.
American Nurses Association Hall of Fame; ANA Nursing theorists and nurses in history.
Nursing Theory Link Page; Clayton State Univ. Nursing theorists.
Nursing Theory Page ; NurseScribe.com Nursing theorists.
Nursing Theory Page; University of San Diego Nursing theorists.
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor society for nursing.
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