Brain Injuries - a Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References

Brain Injuries - a Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References

by Health Publica Icon Health Publications (Manufactured by)




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

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: 9780597837982
Publisher: Icon Group International, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/12/2003
Series: Official Physician Guides
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.51(d)

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

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Studies on Brain Injuries
The Combined Health Information Database
Federally Funded Research on Brain Injuries
E-Journals: PubMed Central
The National Library of Medicine: PubMed
Chapter 2. Nutrition and Brain Injuries
Finding Nutrition Studies on Brain Injuries
Federal Resources on Nutrition
Additional Web Resources
Chapter 3. Alternative Medicine and Brain Injuries
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Additional Web Resources
General References
Chapter 4. Dissertations on Brain Injuries
Dissertations on Brain Injuries
Keeping Current
Chapter 5. Clinical Trials and Brain Injuries
Recent Trials on Brain Injuries
Keeping Current on Clinical Trials
Chapter 6. Patents on Brain Injuries
Patents on Brain Injuries
Patent Applications on Brain Injuries
Keeping Current
Chapter 7. Books on Brain Injuries
Book Summaries: Federal Agencies
Book Summaries: Online Booksellers
The National Library of Medicine Book Index
Chapters on Brain Injuries
Chapter 8. Multimedia on Brain Injuries
Video Recordings
Bibliography: Multimedia on Brain Injuries
Chapter 9. Periodicals and News on Brain Injuries
News Services and Press Releases
Academic Periodicals covering Brain Injuries
Chapter 10. Researching Medications
U.S. Pharmacopeia
Commercial Databases
Appendix A. Physician Resources
NIH Guidelines
NIH Databases
Other Commercial Databases
Appendix B. Patient Resources
Patient Guideline Sources
Associations and Brain Injuries
Finding Associations
Appendix C. Finding Medical Libraries
Finding a Local Medical Library
Medical Libraries in the U.S. and Canada
Online Dictionary Directories

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