The School of Allied Health at The College of Westchester prepares its students to be the health professionals of tomorrow. As a result, the Library has gathered up reliable medical resources available online in order to help students in the field.
- MedlinePlus, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, in partnership with Merriam-Wesbster provides users with a search engine to find medical terminology.
- mediLexicon is a comprehensive free online medical dictionary powered by Stedman's Medical Dictionary.
- WebMD stores medical terminology deriving from Stedman's Medical Dictionary, which also makes it a great tool.
- The Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR) is a comprehsensive and widely respected source of information for over 3,000 drugs.
- RxList: The Internet Drug Index is a complete and reliable online drug index that covers brand and generic drug names.
- The Merck Manual for Health Care Professionals provides up-to-date information for medical professionals and consumers.
- The Merck Manual: Home Health Handbook uses everyday language to provide complete and concise information on a wide range of disorders.
- The Merck Manual: Older People's Health Issues is a section specifially dealing with the elderly.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the primary source for information on a wide range of deseases and conditions.
- The National Center for Health Statistics is the primary source for health statistics including data collected from birth, death, and medical records.
- DrugDigest provides information on drugs, herbs, and interactive tools to help understand the chemistry between drugs.
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