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Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging - Surgery


  • Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
  • (see also the Online Textbooks in Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging)

    (The) Basics of MRI
    This book by Joseph P. Hornak, Ph.D. includes 13 chapters on the topics of the mathematics of NMR, spin physics, NMR spectroscopy, Fourier transforms, imaging principles & techniques, imaging hardware, imaging presentation, & image artifacts.

    Online learning tools for both the clinician and medical student.
    Created and maintained by The Advanced Medical Imaging Laboratory, of the Department of Radiology at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore encompassing CT protocols, teaching files, organ specific modules, multi-media lectures, and a journal club.

    Covering the medical imaging field, it provides coverage of clinical breakthroughs and technical innovations; news on legislation, reimbursement regulations, managed care, socioeconomic issues, meetings and symposia, continuing education, and literature relevant to medical imaging.

    Interactive Atlas of Signs in Musculoskeletal Radiology
    This atlas can be reviewed by sign name, pathological diagnosis or locations. In this atlas, you will find common and not so common signs used in Musculoskeletal Radiology.

    Magnetic Resonance - Technology Information Portal "new"
    This is the "sister" site of Radiology - Technology Information Portal providing the imaging professional a quick one-stop site for current information.

    Radiographic Anatomy of the Skeleton
    Modules include upper extremity, lower extremity, and the spine

    Radiology Rounds
    This newsletter from Massachusetts General Hospital addresses a wide range of topics including safety issues, appropriate use of imaging for both common and uncommon clinical situations, and interventional radiology treatments.

    Radiology - Technology Information Portal "new"
    Think of this site as a quick reference regarding today's and tomorrow's technical x-ray, CT, nuclear medicine (PET and SPECT) imaging.

    Skeletal Trauma Radiology
    Intended primarily as a self tutorial for residents and medical students to learn to assess radiographs in cases of skeletal trauma, it provides a nice primer for the practicing clinician.

    YottaLook is first and foremost a medical imaging search engine that provides decision support at the point of care but also can be useful for websites, journals, teaching-files, books, and more.

  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • (see also the Online Textbooks in Rehabilitation Medicine)

    CIRRE Database of International Rehabilitation Research
    The Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange (CIRRE) located at SUNY - Buffalo created this resource to facilitate the sharing of information and expertise in rehabilitation research between the U.S. and other countries.

    emedicine: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    A physician peer-reviewed online medical textbook which is a constant work in progress.

    National Rehabilitation Information Center
    This gateway to full text documents provides an abundance of disability and rehabilitation oriented information organized in a variety of formats designed to make it easy for users to find and use.

    PEDro: Physiotherapy Evidence Database
    You are able to gain rapid access to bibliographic details and abstracts of randomized controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.


  • Sleep Medicine
  • FOCUS Journal For Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
    This quarterly publication contains full text clinical articles in respiratory care and sleep medicine as well as editorial dealing with aspects of management, departmental administration and education. Archive issues back to 2003 are also available for viewing.

    National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR)
    The NCSDR, located within the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH),seeks to fulfill its goal of improving the health of Americans by serving four key functions: research, training, technology transfer, and coordination.

    Sleep Review: The Journal for Sleep Specialists
    This specialized journal presents insightful feature articles focusing on the clinical side of sleep medicine, case reports, facility profiles, guest editorials and commentaries by and for sleep professionals. Scroll down to read the current issue or the archives back to 2000.

  • Speech Pathology and Audiology
  • Audiology Awareness Campaign
    Organized by five professional audiology organizations providing an "online hearing test" as well as patient friendly brochures.

    Dysphagia Resource Center
    Resources for swallowing and swallowing disorders from anatomy to tutorials.

    Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Start Page
    The aim of this site, created and maintained by Caroline Bowen, Ph.D., is to provide useful, sound information on many human communication disorders. A great starting point with many links for both the professional and layperson!

    The Stuttering Homepage
    Numerous links and perspectives on stuttering are presented in this ongoing project of Judith Kuster associate professor at Minnesota State University and John C. Harrison of the National Stuttering Association.

  • Sports Medicine
  • (see also the Online Textbooks in Sports Medicine)

    emedicine: sports medicine
    Free acces to articles and texts providing evidence-based content with the latest practice guidelines.

    Hypermuscle: Muscles in Action
    A multimedia online textbook from the Medical School at the University of Michigan requiring a multimedia player like Real Player or Apple QuickTime; which should only be downloaded on your personal computer.

    Journal of Athletic Training
    Articles in from this journal provide information and research in prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries to the physically active. There is also an archive of past issues available for reading online.

    the physician and sportsmedicine
    Though no longer published, the online version of this peer-reviewed monthly journal which served the practicing physician's professional and personal interests in the medical aspects of exercise, sports, and fitness is still accessible with back issues in full text available from 1996 through 2005!

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

    Cardiothoracic Surgery Network provides a comprehensive, web-based repository of information for surgeons with some areas requiring free registration.

    Online Laparoscopic Technical Manual
    Physicians are able to gather reference information about all laparoscopic procedures.

    Surgical Treatment - Evidence-Base and Problem Oriented
    This online textbook is designed to supplement rather than replace standard textbooks of surgery, it does not strive to be comprehensive but include most aspects of what is currently considered "general surgery" in the United States.

    This free online surgical site was created by a general surgeon in the United Kingdom. It includes clinical tutorials, a journal club, multiple choice questions, revision notes, slide library, discussion group and more.

    A continuously updated resource that utilizes a full range of graphical and interactive formats of the images, illustrations, photographs, animations, and multimedia resources in the Vesalius Clinical Folios. The four "Free Access Narratives" listed on the Vesalius home page are available to both subscribers and non-subscribers. These Narratives are selected randomly from the Clinical Folios and cycled through in pairs, with each pair replaced after two weeks.

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