|The Medical Reference Desk|
|Achoo Human Life Directory||A virtual
encyclopedia of medical topics, designed for laypersons.
Allows you to browse by category or to search by key
word. The best searchable database weve found for
health information on the web.
|CNN Health In-Depth||Health news stories from past
editions of CNN Interactive, sorted by specific illness.
Provides current information in laypersons
|Medical Research on PubMed||Designed for medical science
researchers, PubMed is a search engine giving you free
access to the National Library of Medicine, an online
collection of abstracts for 8.8 million medical journal
articles. Abstracts require medical training to be
|Prescription Drug Sites|
|Drug Information Database||This online searchable database
from Stayhealthy.com gives you detailed information about
thousands of prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
|RxList||Another online comprehensive
database about prescription and non-prescription drugs.
Format is more technical, but information is excellent.
|Antipsychotics and Other Psychotropic Medications||HealthGuide provides general
information about anti-depressants, antipsychotics, mood
stabilizers and other medications, many of which are
prescribed in nursing homes and hospitals to treat
elderly patients suffering from agitation, depression or
other secondary effects of dementia.
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