- Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
(see also the Online Textbooks in Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging)
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.
Magnetic Resonance - Technology Information Portal
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 "new"
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
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.
UW Radiology Web Server
University of Washington Department of Radiology provides teaching and anatomy modules along with practical information for both the physician and patient.
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)
A monthly magazine containing peer reviewed articles that focus on treatment of joint and body injuries, geriatrics, rehabilitation, function analysis, diabetes, pain management, foot health, wound care and devices that improve mobility.
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.
ICSI Health Care Guideline: Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
This 2008 Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) guideline is designed to assist clinicians by providing an analytical framework for the evaluation and treatment of patients.
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-therapy dot com
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.
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!
(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.