Acromegaly: A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References

Acromegaly: A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References

ISBN-10:
0497000156
ISBN-13:
9780497000158
Pub. Date:
08/20/2004
Publisher:
Icon Group International, Incorporated

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Acromegaly: A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References

This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to acromegaly. 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 acromegaly.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780497000158
Publisher: Icon Group International, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/20/2004
Series: Official Physician Guides
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.42(d)

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In addition to offering a structured and comprehensive bibliography, this medical reference on acromegaly 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 acromegaly.

Table of Contents


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Chapter 1. Studies on Acromegaly
Overview
The Combined Health Information Database
Federally Funded Research on Acromegaly
E-Journals: PubMed Central
The National Library of Medicine: PubMed
Chapter 2. Nutrition and Acromegaly
Overview
Finding Nutrition Studies on Acromegaly
Federal Resources on Nutrition
Additional Web Resources
Chapter 3. Alternative Medicine and Acromegaly
Overview
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Additional Web Resources
General References
Chapter 4. Patents on Acromegaly
Overview
Patents on Acromegaly
Patent Applications on Acromegaly
Keeping Current
Chapter 5. Books on Acromegaly
Overview
Book Summaries: Federal Agencies
Book Summaries: Online Booksellers
The National Library of Medicine Book Index
Chapters on Acromegaly
Chapter 6. Periodicals and News on Acromegaly
Overview
News Services and Press Releases
Academic Periodicals covering Acromegaly
Chapter 7. Researching Medications
Overview
U.S. Pharmacopeia
Commercial Databases
Researching Orphan Drugs
Appendix A. Physician Resources
Overview
NIH Guidelines
NIH Databases
Other Commercial Databases
The Genome Project and Acromegaly
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
ACROMEGALY DICTIONARY
INDEX

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