This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to osteopathy. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources. The book is designed for physicians, medical students preparing for Board examinations, medical researchers, and patients who want to become familiar with research dedicated to osteopathy.If your time is valuable, this book is for you. First, you will not waste time searching the Internet while missing a lot of relevant information. Second, the book also saves you time indexing and defining entries. Finally, you will not waste time and money printing hundreds of web pages.
In addition to offering a structured and comprehensive bibliography, this medical reference on osteopathy will quickly direct you to resources and reliable information on the Internet, from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. Public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research studies are emphasized. Various abstracts are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date. Abundant guidance is given on how to obtain free-of-charge primary research results via the Internet. E-book and electronic versions of this book are fully interactive with the Internet. For readers unfamiliar with the Internet, detailed instructions are offered on how to access electronic resources. For readers unfamiliar with medical terminology, a comprehensive glossary is provided. For readers without access to Internet resources, a directory of medical libraries, that have or can locate references cited here, is given. We hope these resources will prove useful to the widest possible audience seeking information on osteopathy.
Forward Chapter 1. Studies on Osteopathy Overview The Combined Health Information Database Federally Funded Research on Osteopathy E-Journals: PubMed Central The National Library of Medicine: PubMed Chapter 2. Nutrition and Osteopathy Overview Finding Nutrition Studies on Osteopathy Federal Resources on Nutrition Additional Web Resources Chapter 3. Alternative Medicine and Osteopathy Overview The Combined Health Information Database National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Additional Web Resources General References Chapter 4. Patents on Osteopathy Overview Patents on Osteopathy Patent Applications on Osteopathy Keeping Current Chapter 5. Books on Osteopathy Overview Book Summaries: Federal Agencies Book Summaries: Online Booksellers Appendix A. Physician Resources Overview NIH Guidelines NIH Databases Other Commercial Databases Appendix B. Patient Resources Overview Patient Guideline Sources Finding Associations Appendix C. Finding Medical Libraries Overview Preparation Finding a Local Medical Library Medical Libraries in the U.S. and Canada ONLINE GLOSSARIES Online Dictionary Directories OSTEOPATHY DICTIONARY INDEX