(see also the Online Textbooks in Pathology)
American Journal of Pathology
This is the official journal of the American Society for Investigate Pathology, seeks to publish high-quality original papers on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of disease. Full text of articles are free 6 months after publication!
Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Published monthly by the College of American Pathologists, access is free including the archives!
Interactive Pathology Laboratory (IPLab)
Offers an interactive, case-based approach of approximately 100 cases outlining clinical and laboratory findings along with gross photographs and photomicrographs accompanied by descriptive text.
Pathology Laboratory Handbook
The University of Michigan provides this source of useful laboratory information such as critical action values, reference ranges, and test name synonyms.
PathWeb: The Virtual Pathology Museum
This multi-media web site, sponsored by the Pathology Department of the University of Connecticut Health Center, is organized by systems with an A-Z index to specimens.
The Urbana Atlas of Pathology
A 6-volume set of images with descriptions from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign.
Virtual Slide Box
Developed by the University of Iowa Department of Pathology and supported by a National Library of Medicine Information Systems Grant, this searchable multimedia database of pathological images is quite comprehensive and instructive for both clinician and student.
University of Utah's electronic laboratory which "includes over 1800 images along with text and tutorials that demonstrate gross and microscopic pathologic findings associated with human disease states."
- 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.
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 Encyclopedia
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 your patient make informed decisions as you work with them.