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Websites of Interest

Why you want to stay current in your field is your business, but how you stay current is ours. Millions of health care professionals and paraprofessionals now rely on the Internet for Medical Information. The Internet is the world’s largest computer network, which is global and mushrooming more everyday. The Internet has made an impact on health care, and its changing the health care information needs. The following are a few web sites of interest:

  • Anatomy of the Human Body
    by Henry Gray

    Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body on contains 1,247 vibrant engravings, with many in color, from the classic 1918 edition. The subject index of 13,000 entries ranges from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule of Zinn. Bartleby claims to provide “students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the Web, free of charge.
  • The Atlas of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    This atlas was produced by David M. Martin, M.D., and Ralph C. Lyons, M.D., both certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and by the American Board of Gastroenterology
  • Digital Atlas of Ophthalmology
    The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Department of Ophthalmology maintains this atlas “to serve as a visual reference and educational supplement for ophthalmologists, .’ general physicians, and medical students.” Search or browse by topic or anatomical region.
  • Online Continuing Medical Education (CME)
    Annotated List Of Online Continuing Medical Education
  • Public Health Image Library (PHIL)
    Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), PHIL offers an organized, searchable gateway to CDC’s pictures. The content is organized into hierarchical categories of people, places, and science and is presented as single images, image sets, and multimedia files. PHIL welcomes public health professionals, the media, educators, and the worldwide public to use this material for reference, teaching, presentation, and health messages.