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  1. 1. Mining the Internet: Essential Sites for Medical Communicators Learning the Ropes to Learning the Science Barbara Woldin AMWA 70th Annual Conference Nov. 11-13 2010 Open Session 12
  2. 2. 2 The Perils of Preclinical Trials Lab Laughs ‘Catifying’ Treatment Groups? L O L
  3. 3. 3 Learning the Ropes: Bare-Bone Resources American Medical Writers Association • AMA Manual of Style http:// • PubMed http://
  4. 4. 4 Learning the Ropes: Bare-Bone Resources (cont’d) http:// Strunk’s Elements of Style Stedman’s Medical Dictionary Online
  5. 5. 5 Learning the Ropes: Bare Bone Resources (cont’d) • International Committee of Medical Journal Editors: Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals • CONSORT Transparent Reporting of Trials
  6. 6. 6 Learning the Science: You Can Do It! • Anatomy • Biochemistry • Genetics • Statistics
  7. 7. 7 Learning the Science: Anatomy & Physiology SEER Training Modules
  8. 8. 8 Learning the Science: Anatomy & Physiology • Training module on the SEER Training Web Site • Funded by the U.S. National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program • One of The Cancer Registration & Surveillance modules SEER Training Modules
  9. 9. 9 Learning the Science: Anatomy & Physiology
  10. 10. 10 Learning the Science: Cell Biology The Medical Biochemistry Page
  11. 11. 11 Learning the Science: Cell Biology • Content on The Medical Biochemistry Page is based on peer reviewed data from MedEdPORTAL • MedEdPORTAL is a free publishing venue and dissemination portal developed and launched by the Association of American Medical Colleges The Medical Biochemistry Page
  12. 12. 12 Learning the Science: Cell Biology home.html
  13. 13. 13 Learning the Science: Genetics The Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms
  14. 14. 14 Learning the Science: Genetics • Audio Definitions • Illustrations & 3D Animations • Test Your Gene Knowledge The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Government Web Site The Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms
  15. 15. 15 Learning the Science: Genetics
  16. 16. 16 Learning the Science: Statistics Online Statistics: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study
  17. 17. 17 Learning the Science: Statistics • Online statistics book developed at Rice University • Interactive demonstrations and simulations • Case studies • An analysis lab Online Statistics: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study
  18. 18. 18 Learning the Science: Statistics
  19. 19. 19 More Online Resources • Martindale's Health Science Guide • Gene Gateway—Exploring Genes and Genetic Disorders • The Medpedia Project http://www.medpedia • MedPortal AAMC • AMA Stat! For Research Papers
  20. 20. 20 More Online Resources (cont’d) • Free Education Online • MedWorm Medical RSS Feed Provider http:// • The Cochrane Collaboration Open Learning • NN/LM Educational Resources • Locating Health and Medical Information http://
  21. 21. 21 Thank You!

Editor's Notes

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  • Conflict of interest statement: Senior author’s promotion and first author’s job depend on this study. reviewed in AMWA JOURNAL • VOL. 25, NO. 3, 2010 CONSORT stands for Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials CONSORT statement is evidence-based, minimum set of recommendations for reporting RCTs consisting of 25-item checklist and a flow diagram ,
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology—Crash Course .
  • In this module you will learn to: Describe basic human body functions and life process. Name the major human body systems and relate their functions. Describe the anatomical locations, structures and physiological functions of the main components of each major system of the human body Review and Quiz after each module: Cells, Tissues, & Membranes Introduction to the Skeletal System Introduction to the Muscular System Introduction to the Nervous System Introduction to the Cardiovascular System Introduction to the Lymphatic System Introduction to the Respiratory System Introduction to the Digestive System Introduction to the Urinary System Site Specific Modules: Types of Cancer Information Modules: Multiple Primaries & Histology Coding Rules & PDF of the SEER Summary Staging Manual 2000 .
  • respiration
  • For instance, under Biological Membranes and Transport sections include: Introduction to Biological Membranes Composition and Structure of Biological Membranes Activities of Biological Membranes Membrane Channels Membrane Transporters The ABC Family of Transporters The Solute Carrier Family of Transporters Clinical Significances of Transporter Defects Links to associated diseases
  • Designed to help learners at any level better understand genetic terms Guided by national science standards Explained by scientists at the NIH
  • Under A in A-Z index, click on Antisense—click on pronunciation Audio definitions: click on oval Listen (middle button) Scroll down and click on Illustration Click on chromosome, click on illustration; click on 3-D animation Scroll down for links to related terms and other illustrations: Mutation Point Mutation Codon Missense mutation Nonsense or stop mutation
  • Tom Lang’s book: How to Report Statistics in Medicine
  • Click on open hyperlink; copy and paste or click on url from web address bar Measurement demonstration: 2 questions; second time around told if your right or wrong. answers False- click on OK to see if right or wrong; click on Why; First and third are right; click on why
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