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    • Health Law Research and Resources Saskia Mehlhorn Visiting Foreign and International Law Librarian
    • Introduction
      • Health Law Resources
      • Health Care Resources
      • What not to use
    • Leading General Print Sources
      • Physician’s Desk Reference (PDR)
      • Fundamentals of Health Law
      • Health Law
      • Treatise on Health Care Law
    • BNA Health Law Reporter
    • WEX provided by Cornell University Law School
    • WEX provided by Cornell University Law School
    • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
    • State Bar of Texas, Health Law Section
    • Government Accountability Office Reports
    • Health Law Resources
    • Glossaries and Acronyms print and online
      • Alternative medicine
      • Glossary of Terms commonly used in Health Care. This glossary from 2004 by the Academy of Health is available as a free download and a valuable instrument for health law research
      • MedlinePlus offers an extensive Encyclopedia
      • The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare have an online library with a listing of health related acronyms
    • Commonly Used Health Care Terms
    • MedlinePlus
    • Acronym checker provided by the DHHS
    • Megaportals and Pathfinders
      • http://www.hg.org/health-law.html
      • http://www.law.uh.edu/healthlaw/pathfinder/homepage.html
      • http://science.gov
    • Hieros Gamos
    • UHLC - Health Law & Policy Institute
    •  
    • Health Law Topical Sites
      • MedlinePlus offers an excellent site of health topics
      • Same is true for Saint Louis University http://law.slu.edu/healthlaw/research/links/topical.html
      • http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/
      • The ‘Lectric LawLibraries Lawcopedia Medical Malpractice Guide
    • Medline Plus – Health Topics
    • Center for Health Law Studies at SLU
    • HIPPA Guide
    • ‘ Lectric LawLibraries Lawcopedia ‘ Lectric LawLibraries Lawcopedia
    • Health Care Resources
    • For the non-specialist
      • All major healthcare provider offer a health library on their website. Check out Methodist, Kelsey-Seybold, MD Anderson
      • MedicineNet has easy to read introductions to medical topics
      • Aetna IntelliHealth in addition offers information from Harvard Medical School and Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery
      • Medscape a part of WebMD Health Professional Network
    • Medicinenet
    • Aetna IntelliHealth
    • Medscape
    • Medical Literature
        • Medical Journals are available in print at the Health and Public Law Institute (New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA)
        • Pubmed.gov and PubMed Central (PMC) offer access to abstracts and free articles
        • Academic Medicine, the Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, allows free access to many of its articles or abstracts
    • PubMed
    • PubMed Central
    • Academic Medicine
    • Bioethics
      • AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS
      • NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, BIOETHICS RESEARCH
      • NATIONAL REFERENCE CENTER FOR BIOETHICS LITERATURE
      • PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL ON BIOETHICS
    • AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS
    • NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, BIOETHICS RESEARCH
    • NATIONAL REFERENCE CENTER FOR BIOETHICS LITERATURE
    • PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL ON BIOETHICS
    • Medical Images
      • MRI’s, X-Rays, CT scans are all medical images
      • Medical Images are available online
      • Great assortment is offered through the McGoogan Library of Medicine at the U. of Nebraska Medical Center
    • University of Nebraska Medical Center
    • Directories and Physicians Information
      • National Health Information Center - A health information referral service
      • American Medical Association’s Doctor Finder
    • National Health Information Center
    • American Medical Association’s Doctor Finder
    • Medical Statistics
      • National Center for Health Statistics
      • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services  
      • Statistics of the American Cancer Society 
      • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    • National Center for Health Statistics
    • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
    • Statistics of the American Cancer Society 
    • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    • Elder Law
      • Elder law as a legal term covers an area of legal practice that places an emphasis on those issues that affect the growing aging population.
      • Websites offer assistance with all areas seniors are interested in
    • ElderLawAnswers
    • SeniorLaw
    • Elder Law
    • Consumer-Oriented sites
      • Consumer oriented information is available especially on government websites
      • PubmedPlus has information about all available prescription (and most over-the counter) drugs available
    • PubmedPlus
    • Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
    • Be aware
      • Web has many dubious sites by self-styled experts and advocates.
      • Be sure to check who provides the information. If in doubt don’t use it.