additional resources

A Su Salud
http://www.stcc.cc.tx.us/lrc/Library/webdirectory/asusalud.htm
Hispanic health-related links in Spanish and English.

AHRQ: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
http://www.ahrq.gov
An important and extensive database covering medical treatment effectiveness, health care costs and utilization, health care expenditures, health information systems, health technology assessment, clinical practice guidelines, hospital statistics (HCUPnet), funding opportunities for grants and contracts, etc.

Asian American Health
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/asianamericanhealth.html
This site was designed to increase public awareness of this minority group, and provides links to an assortment of documents, web sites, databases, and other resources.

Cancernetwork
http://www.cancernetwork.com
This is a premier, full-text cancer information resource for health professionals. Registration is required for free access.

ClinicalTrials.gov
http://www.clinicaltrials.gov
This site provides patients, family members and members of the public current information about clinical research studies. There are links to other sites, including MEDLINEplus.

Infoaging
http://www.infoaging.org
This site, sponsored by Pfizer, Inc., delivers the latest research-based information on a wide range of age-related diseases, conditions, issues, features and news.

MEDLINEplus
http://www.medlineplus.gov
This is an extensive, health-related site sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) for professionals and consumers. Information is updated daily.

National Guideline Clearinghouse
http://www.guideline.gov
This is a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. There is also a hyperlink to the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse.

National Library of Medicine
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

National Training Center and Clearinghouse - Educational Clearinghouse
http://nnlm.gov/ntcc
This is a one-stop shopping site for educational materials of all types, at all levels.

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
http://phpartners.org/index.html
This site provides a wealth of diverse information, including manuals, for anyone interested in public health.

Scirus
http://www.scirus.com/srsapp/
Scirus is a comprehensive science-specific search engine pin-pointing scientific, scholarly, technical and medical data. It also finds the latest reports, peer-reviewed articles and journals other search engines miss.

Senior Health
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/
Features health information from the National Institute of Health.

Specialized Information Systems: SIS
http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/index.html
This site is a listing for information resources and services in toxicology, environmental health, chemistry, HIV/AIDS, and specialized topics in minority health.

The New York State Department of Health
http://www.health.state.ny.us/home.html
This is a comprehensive, health-related site, with links to other NYS Departments and institutions. There is also a hyperlink for NYS Physician Profiles

Thomson Healthcare Online Physicians’ Desk Reference
www.thomsonhealthcare.com
PDRhealth.com is based on the same information platform that Thomson Healthcare uses to create the Physicians’ Desk Reference database. This drug information is then paired with comprehensive diagnostic tools. The new PDRhealth.com is designed to put critical health information into the hands of consumers. Individuals can also sign up to receive electronic newsletters, alerts on new clinical trials, and any new information about prescription drugs.

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