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

Health communication activities February 2019 The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) website: Health Communication Activities. This online...
The Fat Lie February 2019 Summary:
The rise in obesity in recent decades is popularly believed to be the result of increased consumption of...
Fifth Of Allergy Sufferers Have Taken Time Off Work February 2019 A fifth of people say they have suffered from a nasal allergy for over 20 years.
55% of those surveyed said their first...
Patient UK February 2019 Patient UK, a partnership of two GPs from Newcastle Upon Tyne, directs non-medical people in the UK to good quality web...
Free Medical Books January 2019 Over the next few years, many important medical textbooks are to be made available online, free and in full-text. This...
Safety Features Of GP Computer Systems January 2019 A survey and study on the safety features required in GP computer systems, commissioned by the NPSA and published by the...
Meningitis C leaflet January 2019 This flyer is suitable for parents and for health care workers to explain the changes to the MenC programme from 1st July...
OrthoFlow pocket orthopaedic specialist. January 2019 Welcome to OrthoFlow…the orthopaedic specialist in your pocket! This new way of learning is designed to help you diagnose...
inPractice® Oncology. January 2019 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals January 2019 The Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP) web portal for practitioners. The site includes sections on the...
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