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

Journal of Medical Internet Research October 2018 The "Journal of Medical Internet Research" (JMIR; ISSN 1438-8871, Medline-abbreviation: J Med Internet Res), founded in...
Information service for parents: evaluation report October 2018 The NHS ISP was launched in May 2012 to provide trusted, high-quality information to new and expectant parents.

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Managing Head Injury October 2018 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued an updated guideline on the early care of...
Hospital2Home discharge pack to support care of older people October 2018 The Hospital 2 Home resource pack, designed to support older patients returning from hospital, has been...
MPS advises GP Registrars on Good Medical Records October 2018 The Medical Protection Society has published the latest issue of GP Registrar, its periodical containing topical...
RCGP TARGETs antibiotics prescribing October 2018 The RCGP has launched a toolkit containing new guidance for GPs and their patients on the appropriate prescription of...
Tackling obesity October 2018 A report on a Public Health England survey of 136 local authorities and directors of public health on their obesity...
Mental health: priorities for change October 2018 The document sets out 25 priorities for change. It details how changes in local service planning and delivery will make a...
Suicide prevention report October 2018 The Department of Health has issued the first annual report on the suicide prevention strategy for England. The annual...
OrthoFlow pocket orthopaedic specialist October 2018 Welcome to OrthoFlow…the orthopaedic specialist in your pocket! This new way of learning is designed to help you diagnose...
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