Drug Addiction - a Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References

Drug Addiction - 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 drug addiction. 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 drug addiction.

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: 9780597838958
Publisher: Icon Group International, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/05/2004
Series: Official Physician Guides
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Studies on Drug Addiction
The Combined Health Information Database
Federally Funded Research on Drug Addiction
E-Journals: PubMed Central
The National Library of Medicine: PubMed
Chapter 2. Nutrition and Drug Addiction
Finding Nutrition Studies on Drug Addiction
Federal Resources on Nutrition
Additional Web Resources
Chapter 3. Alternative Medicine and Drug Addiction
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Additional Web Resources
General References
Chapter 4. Dissertations on Drug Addiction
Dissertations on Drug Addiction
Keeping Current
Chapter 5. Patents on Drug Addiction
Patents on Drug Addiction
Patent Applications on Drug Addiction
Keeping Current
Chapter 6. Books on Drug Addiction
Book Summaries: Federal Agencies
Book Summaries: Online Booksellers
The National Library of Medicine Book Index
Chapters on Drug Addiction
Chapter 7. Multimedia on Drug Addiction
Video Recordings
Audio Recordings
Bibliography: Multimedia on Drug Addiction
Chapter 8. Periodicals and News on Drug Addiction
News Services and Press Releases
Newsletter Articles
Academic Periodicals covering Drug Addiction
Appendix A. Physician Resources
NIH Guidelines
NIH Databases
Other Commercial Databases
Appendix B. Patient Resources
Patient Guideline Sources
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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