Gestational Diabetes (3-in-1 Medical Reference Series): A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References

Gestational Diabetes (3-in-1 Medical Reference Series): A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References

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Gestational Diabetes (3-in-1 Medical Reference Series): A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References by James N. Parker

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

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: 9780597839566
Publisher: Icon Group International, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/09/2004
Series: 3-in-1 Medical Reference Series
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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

Table of Contents


Forward
Chapter 1. Studies on Gestational Diabetes
Overview
The Combined Health Information Database
Federally Funded Research on Gestational Diabetes
E-Journals: PubMed Central
The National Library of Medicine: PubMed
Chapter 2. Nutrition and Gestational Diabetes
Overview
Finding Nutrition Studies on Gestational Diabetes
Federal Resources on Nutrition
Additional Web Resources
Chapter 3. Alternative Medicine and Gestational Diabetes
Overview
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Additional Web Resources
General References
Chapter 4. Dissertations on Gestational Diabetes
Overview
Dissertations on Gestational Diabetes
Keeping Current
Chapter 5. Clinical Trials and Gestational Diabetes
Overview
Recent Trials on Gestational Diabetes
Keeping Current on Clinical Trials
Chapter 6. Patents on Gestational Diabetes
Overview
Patents on Gestational Diabetes
Patent Applications on Gestational Diabetes
Keeping Current
Chapter 7. Books on Gestational Diabetes
Overview
Book Summaries: Federal Agencies
Book Summaries: Online Booksellers
The National Library of Medicine Book Index
Chapters on Gestational Diabetes
Chapter 8. Multimedia on Gestational Diabetes
Overview
Video Recordings
Audio Recordings
Chapter 9. Periodicals and News on Gestational Diabetes
Overview
News Services and Press Releases
Academic Periodicals covering Gestational Diabetes
Chapter 10. Researching Medications
Overview
U.S. Pharmacopeia
Commercial Databases
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
GESTATIONAL DIABETES DICTIONARY
INDEX

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