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

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



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ISBN-13: 9780597837067
Publisher: Icon Group International, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/24/2003
Series: Official Physician Guides
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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

Table of Contents

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