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Family Medicine - Geriatrics & Gerontology



  • Gastroenterology
  • (see also the Online Textbooks in Gastroenterology)

    Gastroenterology & Hepatology Resource Center
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions provides this specialty resource center which includes a "Digestive Disease Library".

    Maintains an endoscopic image gallery free to use for all interested health care personals. Additional resources include support groups and associations from all over the world as well as texts and journal articles.

    An online resource center for the busy Gastroenterologist.

  • General Medical Information Sites
  • Clinician-Consumer Health Advisory Network (CHAIN)
    CHAIN is an online educational, informational, and resource program operated by the Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs) Educational Consortium; which includes the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

    DiagnosisPro is a free, accurate and time saving differential diagnosis tool that reminds you instantly of diagnostic possibilities and minimizes medical errors. Enter one or more findings or conditions, DiagnosisPro instantly generates a hierarchical list of diagnoses from its database of over 11,000 diseases, 30,000 findings, and 300,000 relationships.

    Ethnic Community Profiles
    This publication from Duke University provides example approaches to cultural diversity in a health and human services environment.

    EthnoMed contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants primarily in Seattle but applicable throughout the United States.

    Medical Algorithms Project
    Developed by the Institute for Algorithmic Medicine, you'll find more than 7000 algorithms, organized into 45 chapters, are available as spreadsheets which can be opened in your browser. Free registration required.

    A Physician's Guide for Global Congress & Travel Planning
    List of national & international medical conferences and meetings.

  • Geriatrics & Gerontology
  • (see also the Online Textbooks in Geriatrics & Gerontology)

    Clinical Geriatrics
    A peer-reviewed medical journal of the American Geriatrics Society that focuses on both the clinical and practical issues related to the treatment and management of the older patient. Free registration required

    This now defunct monthly covered the interdisciplinary approach to healthy aging as it provided the cutting-edge information that is important to the professional and their patients. You can still read all past issues in full-text. Free registration required

    Geriatrics & Aging : JAMA Collections
    This JAMA Collection featuring full text articles most of which are available from our print collection only, helps guide physicians to key issues and current trends in geriatric medicine and research.

    Institute of Gerontology
    An online resource for practitioners and researchers interested in aging and older individuals from the Wayne State University.

    Merck Manual of Geriatrics
    This third edition is truly an interdisciplinary textbook that reflects the optimal approach to geriatric care.

    Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe) "new"
    This is a free public repository of a growing collection of geriatric educational materials in various e-learning formats, including lectures, exercises, virtual patients, case-based discussions, simulations, as well as links to other resources.

    Statistics on the Aging Population
    The Administration on Aging provides comprehensive data resources on the aging characteristics of America and Americans.

    Try This:® Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults
    Though created for nurses, this John A. Hartford Foundation-funded project is a web-based resource with demonstration videos and a corresponding print series which all clinicians would find useful.

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