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Medical resources on the Internet



The following links provide health information for health care professionals. Some are limited to physicians only.

CoMed Communications Internet Health Forum:

This site offers information for health professionals on a limited number of health topics, including alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes, non-traditional medicine, organ transplantation, hemolytic uremic syndrome and malaria. Site includes search capabilities and links to related sites.

 

Doctor's Guide: Complete Internet Medical Resources:

This site is sponsored by a large group of pharmaceutical companies and includes search capabilities as well as a long listing of links to health-related sites, many of them specifically written for health professionals.

 

Drug Watch – information on prescription and over-the-counter medications and their associated side effects provided for patients and consumers.


Healthfinder

Provides links to more than 1250 web sites, including health-related sites for federal, state, local, not-for-profit, university and other health resources.

Kentucky Cancer Registry World-Wide Web Server

The Kentucky Cancer Registry records the incidence of cancer for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Since 1991, the registry has collected and maintained a population based longitudinal database of all cancer cases diagnosed or treated in Kentucky. This server provides direct access to all data published in the annual reports to the Governor and General Assembly of Kentucky. It is intended as a resource which can be used to understand the incidence of cancer in Kentucky.

Medscape:

Medscape calls itself the online resource for better patient care. Over 500,000 practitioners are registered users of the site (which is free). The site includes medical news, drug and MEDLINE search capabilities, and information on a variety of health topics, including AIDS, Cardiology, Infectious Diseases, Managed Care, Medical Practice, Molecular Medicine, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Pharmacotherapy, Primary Care, Psychiatry, Respiratory Care, Surgery, Urology and Women's Health.

Medical Matrix:

Comprehensive index to medical resources on the Internet for physicians and health care providers. Use the search feature or go to specific topics. Includes news, conferences, journals, educational resources and more.

MEDLINE:

The most extensive collection of published medical information in the world is now accessible, free-of-charge, to Internet users.

MedWeb:

A great place to search for all types of medical information from Emery University.

Virtual Hospital

The Virtual Hospital (VH) is a project of the Electric Differential Multimedia Laboratory, Department of Radiology, University of Iowa College of Medicine. It is a continuously updated digital health sciences library stored on computers and available over high speed networks 24 hours a day. Virtual Hospital provides patient care support and distance learning to practicing physicians and other healthcare professionals.