- Neurological Diseases / Problems
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center "new"
The ADEAR Center of the National Institute on Aging (NIA), strives to be a current, comprehensive, unbiased source of information and materials about the search for causes, treatment, cures, and better diagnostic tools of Alzheimer's Disease.
This comprehensive resource provides searchable information on more than 250 neurologic disorders all overseen by board certified physicians.
Neurological Disorder Index
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke provides an extensive list of disorders by name including synonyms along with a listing of organizations.
Within this site you will find annotated resource listings, basic information, answers to frequently asked questions, the latest research developments, and large list of publications from the National Parkinson Foundation.
Restless Leg Syndrome
The Restless Leg Syndrome Foundation provides information on diagnosis, treatment, along with research updates on this misunderstood syndrome.
This is an educational resource for both patients and families living with Multiple Sclerosis.
Young Parkinson's Handbook
This is a guide for Parkinson's Disease patient and their families from the American Parkinson's Disease Association.
- Pain / Pain Management
Chronic Pain Center
You will find pain topics, treatment options including medication information to treat many of these conditions here.
This website aims to lessen the suffering of people with chronic pain by educating pain sufferers through information and education.
A comprehensive web site for both the healthcare professional and the consumer with pain leading them to extensive resources available for both audiences.
- Patient Information Handouts
American Academy of Dermatology Patient Information
Point your patients to read these pamphlets online providing information on various skin conditions, cosmetic procedures, and skin protection tips written for the layperson.
American Academy of Family Practice Self-Care Flowcharts
Use these flowcharts for self-diagnosis and self-care with easy to follow advice on when to consult your doctor. This tool has been reviewed by doctors and is for general educational purposes only. It is not a substitute for medical advice.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Public Information
Patient education brochures and fact sheets for prevention and treatment of specific orthopaedic injuries and diseases as well as health care issues. They are also available in Spanish and other languages.
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
You'll find more than 70 detailed patient information brochures in their Health Info area.
American College of Emergency Physicians Patient Information
Patient information brochures and handouts focusing on the preparation and treatment for many simple emergencies.
American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists Patient Education Pamphlets
You will find a large collection of patient education pamphlets in both English and Spanish ready for printing.
American Family Physician Patient Information Handouts
Patient information handouts published in American Family Physician.
American Society of Hematology Blood Disease Information
You will find disease-specific information booklets especially for patients. make your choice from the left-hand column
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Educational Brochures
These pamphlets are intended to provide a general reference to infections and infection control.
Facts for Families
The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry developed Facts for Families to provide concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families.
Heart and Stroke Conditions
The American Heart Association provides a comprehensive cross-reference index to heart and stroke with related subject information.
JAMA Patient Page
Each week publishes a health information page called the Patient Page that is written specifically for patients and is intended to be used for patient education.
Patient Health Information Handouts
Though directed to college students, the McKinley Health Center of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provides succinctly written one page patient handouts.
American College of Radiology and Radiological Society of North America produced this information for the consumer telling how various x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, radiation therapy and other procedures are performed.
Society of Thoracic Surgeons Patient Information
Information is linked from the resource index (on the right). New material will be added that frequently includes discussions on prevention, anatomy, recovery, and symptoms.
UpToDate for Patients
Learn more about a diagnosis, treatment options presented, or a medical condition. All this to help you make informed decisions as you work with your healthcare provider.