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General Medicine


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Classification
Current Awareness
Databases/Links
Guidelines
History
Publications



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Selected Internet Resources – General Medicine


Classification



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ICD-9 – Search for ICD-9 classification codes. Requires free registration



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Classification of diseases & functioning & disability – ICD-9 Files in rich text format available for download via FTP




Current Awareness

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NIH Clinical Alerts and Advisories
“Clinical alerts are provided to expedite the release of findings from the NIH funded clinical trials, where such release could significantly affect morbidity and mortality”


Databases/Links

bulletDUETS – “The Database of Uncertainties about the Effects of Treatments (DUETs) has been established in the UK to publish uncertainties that cannot currently be answered by referring to reliable up-to-date systematic reviews of existing research evidence. Systematic reviews are based on worldwide searches for reliable, relevant evidence, analysed using methods to reduce biases and the play of chance”


bulletEvidence Based Medicine – Bevan library links to selected EBM sites and other useful information



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Medical Algorithm Repository – A searchable database of more than 4600 medical algorithms developed by a U.S. pathologist



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PubMed Clinical Queries – A specialized MEDLINE search intended for clinicians, which has built in search ‘filters’. Enables you to search by clinical study category, find systematic reviews, or do medical genetics searches



Guidelines

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Clinical Guidelines – Bevan Library links to selected guidelines




History



bulletContagion:historical views of diseases and epidemics – “is a digital library collection that brings a unique set of resources from Harvard’s libraries to Internet users everywhere. Offering valuable insights to students of the history of medicine and to researchers seeking an historical context for current epidemiology, the collection contributes to the understanding of the global, social–history, and public–policy implications of disease. Contagion is also a unique social-history resource for students of many ages and disciplines”

bulletHealth Service History – History of the NHS



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History of Anatomy – An exhibition from the NLM



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History of Medicine – History of medicine site at the NLM



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History of the Health Sciences – Has links to world web sites



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London’s Museums of Health and Medicine



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Medical History – A refereed journal devoted to the history of medicine



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Nobel Prize Winners in Physiology or Medicine – Lists and biographies of prize winners dating back to 1901




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The Wellcome Trust Medical Photographic Library – Has over 160,000 images on the history of medicine, modern biomedical science and clinical medicine. The images can be ordered for a fee


Publications



bulletBioMed Central Medicine Open access peer-reviewed journal, publishes original research


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