ISBN-10:
0597843007
ISBN-13:
9780597843006
Pub. Date:
03/31/2004
Publisher:
Icon Group International, Incorporated
Scoliosis: A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References (3-in-1 Medical Reference Series)

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

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ISBN-13: 9780597843006
Publisher: Icon Group International, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/31/2004
Series: 3-in-1 Medical Reference Series
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.45(d)

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

Table of Contents


Forward
Chapter 1. Studies on Scoliosis
Overview
The Combined Health Information Database
Federally Funded Research on Scoliosis
The National Library of Medicine: PubMed
Chapter 2. Nutrition and Scoliosis
Overview
Finding Nutrition Studies on Scoliosis
Federal Resources on Nutrition
Additional Web Resources
Chapter 3. Alternative Medicine and Scoliosis
Overview
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Additional Web Resources
General References
Chapter 4. Dissertations on Scoliosis
Overview
Dissertations on Scoliosis
Keeping Current
Chapter 5. Patents on Scoliosis
Overview
Patents on Scoliosis
Patent Applications on Scoliosis
Keeping Current
Chapter 6. Books on Scoliosis
Overview
Book Summaries: Online Booksellers
Chapters on Scoliosis
Chapter 7. Periodicals and News on Scoliosis
Overview
News Services and Press Releases
Newsletter Articles
Academic Periodicals covering Scoliosis
Appendix A. Physician Resources
Overview
NIH Guidelines
NIH Databases
Other Commercial Databases
The Genome Project and Scoliosis
Appendix B. Patient Resources
Overview
Patient Guideline Sources
Associations and Scoliosis
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
SCOLIOSIS DICTIONARY
INDEX

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