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Finding and Evaluating Electronic Healthcare Information Sources

HEALTHCARE SITES


There is no way to guess what you will need during your stay at UCSF.
The purpose of this page is to give you a variety of health-related and search-related links.

Professional and Consumer Health Information

American Nursing Informatics Association
http://www.ANIA.org/

HeartInfo
http://www.heartinfo.org/home/physicians.htm

Information on Dietary Supplements
http://odp.od.nih.gov/ods/databases/ibids.html

Internet Health Sites Page
http://www.silcom.com/~noster/wcindex.html

Medscape
http://www.medscape.com/Home/HumorLeisure/HumorLeisure.html
(Registration required, but free. Has some full-text, peer-reviewed clinical medicine articles)

New York Online Access to Health
http://noah.cuny.edu/

Primary Care Clinical Practice Guidelines
http://medicine.ucsf.edu/resources/guidelines/#top

Quack Watch: looks for health fraud
http://www.quackwatch.com/

Virtual Hospital
http://www.vh.org/

WebDoctor
http://www.gretmar.com/webdoctor/home.html

WebSites for Patient Education
http://www.springnet.com/np/ptwebsts.htm

Government and Healthcare Policy

Agency for Healthcare Policy and Research
http://www.ahcpr.gov

Centers for Disease Control
http://www.cdc.gov/

Find bill: CA Legislature
http://www.sen.ca.gov/~newsen/legislation/legislation.htp

Find bill: US Congress
http://thomas.loc.gov

Healthcare policy and regulatory materials
http://hippo.findlaw.com/

Healthfinder
http://www.healthfinder.gov/smartchoices/onlineinfo/evaluate.htm

National Health Information Center (NHIC)
http://nhic-nt.health.org/

National Institutes of Health
http://www.nih.gov/

Handy references

Medline Search
http://igm.nlm.nih.gov/

Merck Manual (available summer 1999)
http://www.merck.com/pubs/

Nurse’s PDR
http://www.nursespdr.com/index.html

On-line Medical Dictionary
http://www.graylab.ac.uk/cgi-bin/omd

Research tips & strategies
http://www.geocities.com/HotSprings/1505/researchtips.html

RxList - The Internet Drug Index
http://www.rxlist.com

Web tutorial and Computer/Internet information

Analyzing a URL
http://www.uchsc.edu/library/webclass3.html#analyzing

Electronic Privacy Information Center
http://www.epic.org/

How the Internet Works
http://www.whatis.com/tour.htm

Internet for Everyone
http://members.xoom.com/charp_1/

Internet Scavenger Hunt
http://www.silcom.com/~noster/Scav.html

Online encyclopedia dedicated to computer technology
http://www.pcwebopedia.com/

Tutorial & links
http://www.labmed.umn.edu/~john/bookmarck.html


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