Authoritative Health Sciences Website

July 2017

General Practitioners

Country of origin: USA

Health Sciences Online is a website where anyone can search for and find more than 50,000 courses, references, guidelines, and other expert-reviewed, high-quality, current, cost-free and ad-free health sciences resources.

Free and accessible to anyone, the up-to-date information is aimed primarily at health care practitioners and public health providers, enabling their training, continuing education, and delivery of effective treatments to patients.

The information is delivered by search technology from Vivisimo, Inc., which allows users to easily see comprehensive search results and quickly find the answers they need with an intuitively navigated graphic interface. Through integration with Google Translator, users can search and read materials in 22 languages.

HSO includes resources selected by knowledgeable staff from already-existing, reliable, professional sources and resource collections. These include medical specialty societies, accredited continuing education organisations, governments and universities such as Cambridge, Columbia, Harvard, Hopkins, McGill, MIT, Penn, Stanford, and Yale. Founding collaborators for this site include CDC, World Bank, the American College of Preventive Medicin, and the University of British Columbia, and financial support has come from WHO, the NATO Science for Peace Program, the Canadian government, the Annenberg Physician Training Program, and many volunteers.

Resources

Clinical Pain Advisor July 2018 Clinical Pain Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers pain medicine healthcare professionals a...
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) July 2018 Lund University libraries Directory of Open Access Journals. Supported by the Information Programme of the Open Society...
Sexuality and You July 2018 A popular website on contraception and sexual health spearheaded by Queen's University researchers is ranked among the...
Managing Head Injury July 2018 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued an updated guideline on the early care of...
Challenges to finding treatments for dementia July 2018 A report by Raj Long, Senior Regulatory Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, sets out what and where hurdles...
Personal Health Budgets: a guide for GPs July 2018 A practical guide to personal health budgets (PHBs) for GPs in England has been published by the Royal College of General...
RCGP and Arthritis Research UK e-learning module July 2018 Musculoskeletal Care (MSK) is the focus of a new e-learning course launched recently by the Royal College of General...
Pain Management Training Site July 2018 Inflexxion has unveiled the next generation of its accredited pain assessment and treatment education website. Doctors,...
inPracticeŽ Oncology July 2018 inPracticeŽ Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
Anticoagulation Manager June 2018 The Anticoagulation Manager is a mobile application developed through the collaborative efforts of the CDC and the Georgia...
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