sites are recommended, but go outside the control and
maintenance of IWU.)
- All nurses.com -
Links to many other nursing related sites
Guide - Provided by Johns Hopkins Division of Infectious
- Center for
Applied Ethics: Biomedical and Health Care Ethics on WWW
- Consumer and Patient
Health Information Section - Web sites you can trust.
- eMedicine - "The
original open access comprehensive medical textbook for all
- FamilyDoctor.org -
Health information for the whole family from the American
Academy of Family Physicians
Patient Safety News - "A Video News Show For Health Care
Professionals" - monthly releases since 2002
- Comprehensive sites for medicine
- Growth House -
Death, Dying, Grief, Bereavement, and End Of Life Resources
Meta-Directory of Internet Health Sources - Lists "the
best sites that list the sites"
- Health and
Medical LibGuide - Many links to other medical sites
Research Web - Linking you to the best in health
Topics A - Z - Medically related informaton on diseases
and health topics originating from the various brances of
- This is a gateway consumer health and human services
information web site from the U.S. government
School of Nursing
Health Science Guide
- Mayo Clinic -
Geared towards the layperson, but gives good medical
information on most health issues.
dictionaries from MedLine Plus
science libraries on the web
- MediLexicon -
Includes information about drugs, abbreviations, pharacology
companies, medical information, etc.
- MedScape - Online
Resource for Better Patient Care (requires a free
- NursingCenter.com -
Includes access to some full content journals.
- Nurse Portal -
Links to many other sites
School of Medicine, Frederick L. Ehrman Medical Library:
Images Resources on the Internet
Exam Study Guides - Provided by University of
- RAND Health
- RN Central - Many
resources available including sample nursing care plans.
- RXList -
- State Health
Facts Online (Kaiser Foundation) State health data,
including statistics, health policy and demographics. Allows
for comparison of states.
Hospital - Information for lay people
- Provides indexing and excellent abstracts for
nursing/allied health related journals (Note: More text is
available in the EBSCOHost format, below).
Library - Evidence compiled from medical literature
Insight - British general database with significant
Databases - Includes Biomedical Reference Collection,
CINAHL, Clinical Pharmacology, ERIC, Health Business, Health
Special Interest Nursing Sites
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