Anti Phospholipid Syndrome (also known as Antiphospholipid Syndrome or Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, APS, APLS or even Catastrophic APS and now Systemic Antiphopspholilid Antibody Syndrome - So many names for just one disease)
This site is intended as a research resource for medical professionals, patients and families who wish to learn more about a little known lethal, yet treatable, blood disorder that
Early signs of this disease
are often diagnosed as many different disorders before being correctly diagnosed. This inability to correctly diagnose is not due to any form of medical inefficiency, but is due to the disease only being recognised in
the last 9 years, and it's ability to mimic the symptoms of a number of well known and documented diseases.
Even though I have a clinical diagnosis of Antiphospholipd Syndrome (APS or APLS), wear an SOS Talisman bracelet and carry a medical fact card on me, in an emergency the Accident and Emergency doctors still insist on treating the possibly catastrophic events as a Migraine.
I hope this site will help to raise the awareness of many doctors
and health care professionals, and give help and the comfort of understanding the problems to patients and their families.
Research into Antiphospholipd Syndrome (APS or APLS) is still being completed at a number of hospitals and research centres worldwide. The information within this site has been collected from their sites and from weekly updates from Medscape.com
I would be interested to hear from patients and doctors who have experience of AntiPhospholipid Syndrome (APS) and its associated disorders.
If these pages have been of interest or help please e-mail me at Eddie@apls.tk
with your comments and reasons for visiting the site, as this will help in assessing the need for updates.
After seeing the message above about wishing to hear from people with Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS or APLS), I receive many mails, but some are really disturbing, and are enough to make me want to publish some of them. Please follow this link to a page which will horrify all those without Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS or APLS), but will be all too common for those with Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS or APLS)who have visited Emergency Rooms around the world. This one is about Spectrum Health United Memorial Hospital,
605 S. Bower St., Greenville,
Do you long to talk to others who share your problems from Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS or APLS), do you have questions you cannot get answered, does your doctor speak to you with long latin names and you are confused? If the anser to any of these is yes, then come over to http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/saps_support/ We would love to hear from you, and give you all the help,
support and inmformation you need.
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If in America the following link could be a real boon. Expertise.com has some really helful information.
Another site brought to my attention which could be of importance to anyone in the USA claiming, or trying to claim, Social Security help due to their illness is The Simple Dollar.
It is often quoted that APS is not on the accepted list of disorders accepted by the US Social Security as being acceptable but The Simple Dollar pages help to show that it is, but not by name. What is named include Mixed Connective Tissue diseases, Lupus, Arthritis, Chronic kidney disease with impairment of kidney function, Disorders of thrombosis and hemostasis along with other symptoms associated with, or caused by, APS
The Simple Dollar, is website dedicated to conducting data driven and unbiased
research about topics that can help make an impact in people's lives. I feel it will be valuable for those who are living with disabilities.
The Simple Dollar recently investigated the Social Security
Disabilities Benefits and in the course of our research, we found that most
people who have become or already living with disabilities are not fully aware
of the benefits and resources that are available to them. So, their team spent
weeks reviewing the US Social Security Administration's documentation to develop
our 2016 Disability Benefit Guide. This guide breaks down qualifications and the
application process, as well as provides a calculator that can help estimate
monthly and annual benefits.
You can see the entire guide along with some
of its features here:
reputable publications, such as Forbes, Business Insider and The Wall Street
Journal have featured their work as a trusted resource.
If you have found this site helpful and are a return visitor, you will notice that there are a number of new additions in the menu of diseases. These have been added as a direct result of the Antiphospholipd Syndrome (APS or APLS) Survey, where it was noticed that many of these diseases are shared by patients with APLS. I will continue to add new pages as I research them, and any
help with links or information would be greatly appreciated.
you having trouble finding a doctor who
knows about Antiphospholipd Syndrome (APS) or a hospital that has a specialist Consultant for Antiphospholipd Syndrome (APS)?
Try APS Foundation of America or for the UK you could try:
www.specialistinfo.com, a site
created not only for Doctors but also to provide invaluable information about
Consultants to Healthcare Professionals, potential patients and their families.
As a registered user of this website, you will be able to see the scope of
the site and obtain some useful information. However, full access is only
provided to Subscribers.
Subscribers can see the full index of Consultants' special interests
as well as Consultants' contact details and clinic times
clinic waiting times.
Subscription costs £99 per year per user. Discounts are available for
multiple users, with a special fee for potential patients where
access to the site can be obtained for a mere £2.98 for 2 hours. To subscribe, please contact Specialist
by telephone on
01423-505024/562003 and ask for Subscription Enquiries
by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or by fax to 01423-562354
Forums for patients and medical professionals APS Foundation of America or Systemic APS support at Yahoo Groups
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Do you long to talk to others who share your problems from Antiphospholipd Syndrome (APS), do you have questions you cannot get answered, does your doctor speak to you with long latin names and you are confused? If the anser to any of these is yes, then come over to http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/saps_support/ We would love to hear from you, and give you all the help,
support and inmformation you need.
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Do you long to talk to others who share your problems from Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS), do you have questions you cannot get answered, does your doctor speak to you with long latin names and you are confused? If the anser to any of these is yes, then come over to http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/saps_support/ We would love to hear from you, and give you all the help,
support and inmformation you need.
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AMSA - The American Medical Student
Association (AMSA) has a section of its Web site devoted to the use of PDAs in
APS Foundation of America Inc.
- This site, hosted by the APSFA offers a selection of free documents, news items, research material and advice on finding doctors proficient in APS.
Cambridge University - "Project Palm"
aims to use handheld computers to create a collaborative learning environment
for Cambridge Medical Students.
University - Extensive and well-organized site
designed to provide recommendations for the use of handhelds in medical
education, maintained by the Dalhousie University Faculty of
Palm - The "Ectopic Cortex", a collection of
links and information maintained by the Duke University Department of Family
JEFFLINE - Palm/Handheld Support for Clinicians - The Clinical Informatics program at Thomas Jefferson University
provides training and support for clinicians on use of handheld computers. Palm
OS® is the handheld operating system of choice at TJU and TJU
Johns Hopkins Medicine - This page of
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usual links, plus some original FAQs.
Medical College of Wisconsin - Check
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University of South Carolina - a.k.a. "PDAs in
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staff of the Medical University of South Carolina.
York Medical College - The goal of this project
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incorporate a PDA into their clinical educational experience.
Palm Medical Education - Matthew
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Page - A "high yield-must-have-bare bones"
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College of Medicine.
Medicine - Students and faculty at Virginia
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palmtop project using HandSpring Visors.
Requirement - At UCLA School of Medicine, 3rd
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Hand - Hosted by the Children's National Medical
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Family Medicine - Includes information on
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of Kentucky College of Medicine - Brief
collection of Palm OS® links and tips maintained by students at the
University of Kentucky.
University of Louisville PDA Initiative - Palm OS® information maintained by medical students at
the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
of Medicine: PDA Initiative - Useful information
for third and fourth year medical students using Palm OS® handhelds
at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
University of Virginia PDA Requirement - All third year medical students are required to own PDAs. Windows
Mobile devices are not recommended.
University of Virginia School of Nursing - The School of Nursing's recommendations regarding handheld
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installation instructions, troubleshooting, tips, and more!
USDSM Palm Program
Site - Developed by the folks at the University
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University Medical Palm Initiative - Collection
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Portal - This site, hosted by the American
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Alanna's Palm Pilot Page
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her Palm OS® handheld, including lists of her favorite applications
and Web sites.
APS Foundation of America Inc.
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PDA resources, a PDA portal, and Wi-Fi information.
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Depot - A collection of more than 100
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Donald M. Voltz, M.D.'s Palm Powered Expert Guide for
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The Pediatric Pilot Page
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Selected Topic in Pediatrics - Medical summaries and medical equations in pediatrics.
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Andrew Yee's Palm Pilot
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list of pharmaceutical companies on the web.
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journals. Botanical.com - searchable database of
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Education Network Discussion Listserv - Coordinator:
George Agich, PhD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation Botanical Dermatology
Database - The online version of the book by
Mitchell and Rook Breast Cancer Information Center Breast Cancer Information Core from the
NIH Bipolar Disorder Information Center -
mailing list, articles, search, CME, organizations relating to this debilitating
psychiatric illness Big Hug - interesting information and
comment on current socio-economic changes is medicine. It also has good
nutritiional information, links and book references. Updated regularly. It was
submitted by Michael McKeown,
California Institute of
Technology Cardiology Compass - Cardiovascular
information resources. Career
Center at Stanford The Centers for Disease Control and
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention CenterWatch - an international listing of
clinical research trials Centre of Medical Imaging Research Cerner - makers of the Provide electronic
medical records system. Cleveland Clinic Heart
Center - This is one of the best cardiovascular (CV)
medicine sites on the Web. The information is reliable and very relevant. The
site is updated weekly, at least, so it's a good idea to check it out
frequently. There is a Search function that allows key word searching of the
server's contents. The page layout is very readable. The content is deep and
rich. CliniWeb Colorado
HealthNet - electronic access to support services,
medical resources, facts, statistics, goods and services for persons with
chronic medical conditions. Communicable
Disease Surveillance Centre Cornell Medical
college Critical Care
Medicine List Server Cyberspace
Hospital - An on-line medical information center.
Cardiology Research Institute of Southern California - Nationally prominent tertiary-care clinical research facility.
Cardiovascular Immunology Research Group
- Cardiology Research Information Server. Capital District Physicians' Health
Plan - managed care organization in the Albany, NY
Animated Datasets CE Anytime - Online medical CME Claritin Allergy Relief
Page - tips for allergy sufferers and links to more
internet allergy info. Columbia Healthcare - the nationwide
Patient Care System Commonwealth Fund - national foundation
doing independent research on health and social-policy issues. Computerized Diagnosis Children with
Diabetes - offers more than 1200 documents
concerning life with type I diabetes started by the father of a newly-diagnosed
two-year who could not find enough other sources for information so he started
his own. Reviewed in Yahoo Internet Life 3/97. CMEA -
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Reference Systems ltd - "Computer-based solutions
for patient education in windows (still available in DOS, too)" Visit website
for demo; call 800-237-8401 for info; fax 303-220-1685; Email email@example.com Cancer Care Counseling
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cancer patients and their families during times of crisis. Callers will speak
with oncology social workers and can receive counseling, support, education,
information, and referral to local services for additional assistance. Callers
can reach them at 800-813-4673, weekdays from 9am to 5pm" CancerNet - National Cancer Institute site tailored towards patients,
caregivers, primary care physicians, oncologists, and researchers. (posted
Medical Association Journal - includes
abstracts, select full text, complete contents page, planned search engine of
back issues to 1/95, links to other CMA publications and all other Canadian
journals. Cho-Pat Sports Medicine Products,
including the patented original knee strap and achilles tendon strap. PO Box 293
Hainesport, NJ 08036, tel 800-221-1601. CenterWatch - Clinical Trials Listing Service organized into twenty categories.
Care Physicians - the premier physician-owned
multispecialty integrated network in the Albany, NY region. Center for
Bioethics of the University of Pennsylvania
cmeWEB - American Health Consultants in
Atlanta offers doctors AMA category I credit hours online. Call 800-688-2421 for
more info, or register online. CME Gateway - Medical Education Collaborative in Golden, Colorado offers
"Clinical Care Options for HIV" for online CME Cool Medical
Site of the Week Certified Coding
Specialist-Physician based Program (CCS-P) is a
professional certification program for those coding for physician services
1 - Field-specific search engine for health care
Centre for Evidence-based Medicine is
headed by Dr. David Sackett, author of the Users’ Guides to the Medical
Literature series Cancer Information Network - Information
resources for health care professionals, including a daily online cancer
newspaper, links to Cancer resources on the web, patient education and support
materials, and alternative therapy. Cyberounds - interactive grand rounds moderated by academic experts, started by
Harry Levy, MD, MPH in New York. Café Herpé - The genital herpes resource and information spot. A service of
SmithKline Beecham, makers of Famvir. The CPR
Foyer - medical information, including comments from
vendors and users of electronic medical records systems. The Computer-Based
Patient Record as a Continuous Quality Improvement Tool - monthly symposium by
the Dept of Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina
Computer-Based Patient Record Institute - Schaumburg, IL (awaiting url)
Diving Medicine - Comprehensive information about the fascinating
subject of diving medicine provided by Ernest S Campbell, MD, FACS.
Care! (DOC) Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Kardiologie -
The German Center for Cardiology. Dermatology and
Cinema- Skin conditions featured in movies, hosted
by Vail Reese, MD. Winner of the Best Website Award at the 20th annual
International Health and Medical Film Competition in Nov 1996. Diabetes - information about diabetes and tools to help manage the disease
provided by Eli Lilly and Co.(posted 11/2000) Diabetes Public Health
Resource - news and information on the management of
diabetes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Doctors' Guide to
the Internet - shopping mall for medical news,
websites, drug info, conferences, links to business and leisure resources.
Drug Information Center - provides
patient-specific and adverse drug reaction consultations. DataProstat - the information service that
continuously monitors the healthcare IT industry. From the Datapro Information
Services Group, a division of McGraw-Hill. Email for more info Directions in Healthcare
Information Technology Docs Online - Locate a Physician or Dentist in your area, or call 888-WWW-DOCS.
Borders - "The World is Our Emergency Room" -
American branch of Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF). Definition of Death
Discussion Listserv - Coordinator: Dr. Calixto
Machado, Cuidad de La Habana, Cuba Dr. Bob Dolin’s
Directory - a web resource to find a doctor; search
for a doctor using specialty, location, or other parameters. Doctors can use
this site to establish (or improve) a practice's web presence and will add your
practice's URL free! email: firstname.lastname@example.org Dissectable
Human - interactive CD-ROM 3-D anatomic atlas of the
human body, tel 800-633-6699 Doctor's Guide to
the internet Doctorline - health-related info for consumers and doctors Dual Diagnosis
Page - information concerning co-existing mental
illness and substance abuse Delmar (NY) Physical Therapy - the only
Vodder certified clinic for the treatment of lymphedema in the Albany, NY
capital region. We also treat chronic pain patients using osteopathic techniques
such as CranioSacral, visceral manipulation and SomatoEmotional Release.
Submitted by Bill Keleher
EMBBS - Emergency Medicine and Primary Care
Home Page Empire Medicare
Services ePhysician is an application that enables clinicians to order prescriptions and
lab tests using a Palm (TM) computer, and then transmits those orders securely
to the appropriate pharmacy or lab. The application also allows the clinician to
access medical information at the point of care. submitted by Stuart Weisman,
MD CEO, ePhysician, 9/19/99 ENTREZ - the National Center for
Biotechnology Information's molecular technology database. Text searches return
not only the citations relevant to the initial query, but also articles with
MeSH and text terms in the "neighborhood" of each citation. Now it's alot
easier to Eat Right and Stay Healthy - Read reports
on how Diets Rich in Fruits and Vegetables Lower Blood Pressure and other
benefits of proper nutrition. Epilepsy
genetic research Environmental Bioethics
Network Discussion Listserv - Coordinator: Dr.
Andrew Jameton, Univ Nebraska EM Card - Card-access system providing
medical information via fax on demand. Emergency
Contraception server - hosted by the Office of
Population Research at Princeton Univ
e.MD magazine - Practical Information
Technology in Real-World Medicine, edited by Bryan Bergeron,
MD. Editorial Director is Terry
Monahan, published by the McGraw-Hill Companies.
Primary Care List- Discussion group. To join send the e-mail message
SUBSCRIBE EOPC-L <yourfirstname
Family Practice Residency
Program at the
Univ of Washington The Fam-Med
Archives - FTP files The Fam-Med
Archives- Gopher Federal
Government Foundation for
Informed Medical Decision Making Family Physician
- Family Medicine Discussion group, focusing on the use of computer and
telecommunication technology in the teaching and practice of family medicine. To
join send the e-mail message SUBSCRIBE FAM-MED
<yourfirstname yourlastname> FAMILY-L - Academically oriented
Discussion group emphasizing medical education, administration, and research
within family medicine. To join send an e-mail message to request subscription
Family Practice Handbook - online reference book
Family Practice In-training exams -
medical CME now available online, offers one credit for each block of 10
questions. (posted 11/2000) Flash Code - "Fast, simple, accurate, and
painless coding" developed by a physician, available through DBL Enterprises.
for Women's Health - informational site that
includes Ask a Woman Doctor, where questions are answered by Karen
Sarpolis, MD in Chicago. Dr. Felix's Free
Medline Page Facts for Families
56 titles from the American Academy of Child &
Adolescent Psychiatry Feminist Approaches to Bioethics Discussion Listserv - Coordinator: Dr. Ann Donchin, Indiana Univ
Diabetes - Offers the first vrml diabetes University
on the net. Designed to activate, educate & motivate with fun! Tools for
active diabetics, FIT Flexible Insulin Therapy, Insulin sensitivity, DiabMath!
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"Diabetes and technology". Submitted by Patrick
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Tel: ..41 56 621 07 00 Fax: ..41 56 621 07 17 Foresighted Practice Guideline
Model - mailing list of the Practice Guidelines Users Group. To join, send
e-mail to LISTSERVE@NETCOM.COM in the body of the
note type: Subscribe HEALTH-PRO. For a Healthy
Life - online
medical record site provided by Dr. Sam Sugar, an internist in
Foundation Global Health
Network Dr. John
Grohol - lists hundreds of psychology and support
group newsgroups Geriatrics
Pharmaceuticals Co. Gold Standard Multimedia
Inc Greenstone Healthcare
Solutions Dr. Philip
Gilly - is a Family Physician in Hudson, NY and has
a nice website with links and patient education articles. Global Medic - Personalized health management tools; online symptom assessment;
kids’, women’s and men’s Check Ups; Health Quiz; Daily health news articles;
4,000+ medical-term Health Encyclopedia; Drug Book database. submitted by
D’Anjou, July 22, 1999. Dr.
Greenberg - is a dermatologist in Elk Grove Village,
IL and a writer. Guide to San Fermin - new internet guide dedicated to the festival of
Pamplona and the famous running of the bulls that takes place in this town
during the first fortnight of July. The guide includes more than 200 pages of
detailed information on all the aspects of the festival as well as hundreds of
photographs by the best photographers that come every year to this small town in
the north of Spain.
Dr. Hardin’s Medical What’s-New
School Health care
Education Program - a computer database listing more
than 450 patient education pieces, by topic and format. All materials included
in the database have been peer reviewed for scientific accuracy, assessed for
reading level, and approved for use in a family practice setting. The HEP is
available free, on disk, paper, or on the web. It is a service provided by the
American Academy of
Family PhysiciansFoundation (tel 800-274-2237 ext
4406). Health Gazettedeveloped by Karl Hempel,
MD, a family physician in Tallahassee, FL Health Hippo compendium of policy and regulatory information relating to health
care. (posted 11/2000) Health Care Business Digest - where
medicine and business meet face-to-face online. Published by MultiMedia Healthcare,
Inc. at the Office Center at Princeton Meadows
Building 300 in Plainsboro, NJ 08536, tel:609-275-3800, fax: 609-275-4779.
HealthAnswers - the website formerly
known as America's Housecall Network, now includes the AAFP Health Education
Program database Health A to
Z - includes info on healing, complementary, and
alternative medicine Health Care Reality Check - a website
dedicated to exposing quackery. (posted 11/2000) Healthtouch - searchable info on health, wellness, diseases, illnesses,
medications. Healthinfo - The AAFP's Public Health and
Information service Healthworld Online - broad range of
natural approaches to healing, complementary, and alternative medicine
Health Info-Com Network Medical Newsletter HealthNet - developing the health care
information infrastructure for Canada HealthNet
Australia - Information dedicated to health and
related industries in Australia. HealthNet
Egypt - information about healthcare in Egypt
HealthNet Slovak Republic - Internet
services for health care institutions in Slovakia Health
Online - includes a well-linked Library and on-line
CME programs on alternative therapies, tel 303-659-2252. Healthwise - the Health Education and
Wellness Program of Columbia University, including the popular "Go Ask Alice"
Health on the net
An international initiative to promote
“best-in-class” information technologies by the non-profit foundation based in
Geneva Health Resources for Primary Care - links
to documents for providers and health information handouts for patients
HealthyNet - includes Medline searches.
Women – features include information on many issues
concerning women, including ways to customize the web site to suit visitors’
preferences. HeartWeb - A medical journal on the web.
Histology History of Medicine
Online from the NLM HIV Infoweb HIV Prevention Fact Sheets from the
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies at UCSF The HMO Group - info on HMOs practices, data, and key contacts, as well as links
to member HMOs and medical resources, email to email@example.com. Homeopathy
Homepage - primer on this system of treating illness
with energy medicine through the law of similars, as well as info on healing,
complementary, and alternative medicine Hospital Ethics
Committee Network Discussion Listserv - Coordinator:
Robyn Shapiro, JD, Medical College of Wisconsin Hospital
Medicine journal - For
over 30 years, the source for practical, well-illustrated primary care
information. Homecare Products, Inc. is the
manufacturer of EZ-Access brand portable wheelchair ramps and inflatable bathing
aids. The ramps are manufactured in the USA by the physically challenged.
Submitted by Leon
Alexander Hospital Web It's a great site for
looking up any hospital in the world. Human Gene
Map - coordinated by the NLM's National Center for
Biotechnology Information HyperDoc - National Library of Medicine
gateway, including the internet Grateful Med. Henriette's
Herbal Homepage - set of annotated links to herbal
matters online for use in healing, complementary, and alternative medicine
Hearing Impairment Resource Registry Healthfinder - the federal website
intended to provide a comprehensive source for online information, linking
multiple agency websites with user-friendly searching. Health World
Online - features on wellness, nutrition, and
fitness Holy Name
Hospital - located in Teaneck, NJ, home of the
CyberNursery! Paul Menolowitz, MD (IM) Webmaster Home Test Kits
In Honor of
Peter Bennett - Recipient of the 1996 Banting Medal.
Dr. Hatzakis - ENT surgeon in Greece!
Healthcare Informatics - journal of software and hardware applications in
Image Engine Images, Applications, and Resources Interactive Patient Internet Health Science Resources
Immunizations Impotence - If you know what this means, no more needs to be said
Infectious Diseases in Children
newsletter Immunization Action Coalition - for
individuals and organizations concerned about vaccine-preventable diseases.
Internet Guide for the Health Professional - full of medically related internet sites International Hospitals on the Web -
links to the homepages of hospitals worldwide. If you do independent medical
evaluations, you will want to check out this
internet site by Donald B. Gibson, MD, or call (423) 472-5155. The Informatics
Institute Infomed's Drug
Guide - Review of the uses, side effects, and
pharmocologic properties of the 100 most commonly used drugs in primary care, by
this Swiss publishing company. Infonet International - Medical Doctors
Registered in the Republic of Panama. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more
info. Homepage of the Institute of Experimental Medicine of the
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. submitted by Alexandr
Chvatal. Informed Consent
Listserv - Coordinator: Dr. Douglas Maclean, Univ of Maryland
JA Majors Co Johns Hopkins
University, Baltimore, Maryland Journal of
Family Practice Journal Club Journal of
Family Practice - featuring the new editor Paul
Nutting, MD Joint
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations - offers information on accreditation practices, standards, surveys,
organizations, and programs. Joslin Diabetes
Center - Journal of the American
Medical Association - includes abstracts, select
full text, tables and data graphs, complete contents page, functional search
engine of back issues to 7/95, links to other AMA publications and all
Archives journals. Juice Plus - learn how this nutriceutical provides the 17 fruits
and veggies that your body needs to Eat Right to Stay
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California - their website for the general public.
Last Acts -End-of-life issues resource directory, calendar of
events, and links to related sites. LabTrak Lawson Software - provider of health-care accounting, human resources, and
purchasing programs. Lancet - includes abstracts, select
full text, tables and data graphs, complete contents page, links to references
cited, planned search engine of back issues to 6/96, links to NEJM,
Nature, and Science journals. LabNotes Handbook - frequently used
reference ranges from the Dept of Pathology at Johns Hopkins Medical
Institutions Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database -
is a multimedia online annotated bibliography of medicine-related prose, poetry,
film, video, theater, and art, a resource in the field of medical humanities,
maintained by the Hippocrates
Project at the NYU School of
MedicalBuyer.com has "Supplies to suture
needs" Medical Group
Management Association (MGMA) Mortara Instrument
Company - Electrocardiography products
Sports Pages on the Web - another great resource.
MedBulletin - Nationwide listings of
physician employment opportunities. MedFaxx - offers alternative, non-invasive, non-drug technologies to both
medical professionals and end-users of the products. These include iontophoresis
units, which deliver drugs without needles, magnets for magnetotherapy, and many
other items. Email Whitney Hill (email@example.com) for more info. Modern
Medicine journal -
interactive medical information from all of the publications of Advanstar
Communications: Cosmetic Surgery Times; Dermatology Times; DVM,
The Newsmagazine for Veterinary Medicine; Formulary;
Geriatrics; Managed Healthcare, including PharmaCare
Economics; Modern Medicine; Ophthalmology Times;
Physician's Management; Urology Times MED2000TM - medical office software for
Windows® by Jamison Business Systems, Inc. 317 Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown, NY
11787, tel: 516-366-0990, fax: 516-724-5049. E-mail for more info. McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division
Commerce Network - provides the "benefits of a
network designed especially for . . . a physician, pharmacist, physical
therapist, hospital, insurance provider, pharmaceutical company, medical
supplier, or other entity involved in the health care industry." tel:
888-363-8428. TheMayo Clinic Proceedings
- includes complete contents page. Medicon's
Free Medline Page Medical
Matrix Medline Access Page MEDIC - the Medical Education Information Center of the University of
Texas Medical School at Houston Medbulletin - create an on-line magazine of information about physician
employment opportunities in all specialties. Mothers of
Asthmatics – A subsidiary of the Allergy and Asthma
Network, this web site is dedicated to the elimination of morbidity and
mortality due to allergies and asthma. Multimedia Database Multimedia Medical Reference Library The
Medical Records Institute Medicare Rights
Non-profit advocacy group Medical Records
Institute Mental Health Net Medical Computing Today Managed
Physician - Essential business news for physician
HealthCare/Freedom, LLC - "Your source for online
information resources for the issues facing medicine today" Publishers of
Home Healthcare Consultant, Clinical Geriatrics, Health Care Business Digest,
Nursing Home Medicine: The Annals of Long-Term Care Medical Access
Online provides Internet solutions for the medical
community. "We support the growth of this rapidly evolving technology. We
understand the need for collaboration and consensus, so that we can all move
toward the future together." Submitted by Medical Access
Online. Email. MyDoktor - This website is for all
medical and healthcare professionals with palmtop computers. It offers an EPOC
database in medicine and drugs that is a free download. There are over 1500+
monographs, product reviews, medical notes with ECGs, x-rays and graphs, even a
comprehensive drugs list. The files are updated monthly. Submitted by Rajendra
National Cancer Institute National Center for Health Statistics
Education Initiative tailors information for
physicians. National Diabetes Education Program
discuss their seven principles of quality diabetes treatment. National Institutes of
Health National Jewish Center for
Immunology & Respiratory Medicine National Library of Medicine
- FTP publications National Center for
Infectious Diseases at CDC Nurses'
Call New York State Department
of Health New York State Academy of Family
Physicians New York University Medical
Center National Pork Producers
Council - includes nutritional information
NABCO - nationwide Cancer Trial News
Clinical Trials National Rosacea
Society - Public services and publications for
rosacea patients. New
York Academy of Sciences - serving science,
technology, and society worldwide since 1817 Robert Nathanson,
DO - E-mail to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
NETworking - a monthly collection of hot spots, tips, and tidbits for
Interneting physicians, published in the AMNews by the AMA. Send your
internet news, facts, and finds to Nina Sandlin at email@example.com New England Journal of
Medicine - includes abstracts, select full text,
tables and data graphs, facsimile of contents page, generous high-quality
graphics in many sections, efficient search engine of back issues to 1990.
Nature - scientific journal.
School Review - an ACCME-accredited organization
providing continuing medical education (CME), and preparation for licensing
examinations (USMLE) and specialty board examinations. Email
or call 800-533-8850 for more info. Neurosciences on the
Cancer Institute's Kids' Home - a unique resource
for young people with cancer. National Action Plan on Breast Cancer
NutriGenie - Award-winning nutrition and
health software publisher. Submitted by firstname.lastname@example.org. NewsWorks - Retrieves articles on Health
and Medicine from over 130 newspapers Northern Dutchess
Hospital - 10 Springbrook Avenue, Rhinebeck, NY tel
(914) 876-3001. NY
State Education Department - started in February
1997 to post online comprehensive information, including the licensing and
disciplinary status, of the over 600,000 professionals in the 38 professions
that it regulates. Nick's
Health Care Bookmarks - The completed thesis and the
derived bookmark file. submitted by Nick Mason, 1/27/2000. NetSight - a guide to interactive medicine,
published monthly in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Send your internet news, facts, and finds to William Silberg, Editorial
Director, New Media Office, AMA Scientific Information and Multimedia Group at
email@example.com National Asthma Campaign
- Features Junior Asthma Club for children
Netting the Evidence Neurosciences on the Internet
Nonprescription Drug Manufacturers Association - Promotes “responsible self-medication” with OTC drugs
indigent drug programs and eligibility info
OncoLink University of Oklahoma Health
Sciences Center Cardiovascular Section The
O-zone - the "Realm of a Respiratory Care
Practitioner" David Oxley, MD OB/GYN-L - Discussion group on topics in Obstetrics and Gynecology. To join
send the e-mail message SUBSCRIBE OB-GYN-L
<yourfirstname yourlastname> Oncology
Online - physician-only access to interactive
forums, oncology journals, NLM index searching, seminar listings, and hotlinks
(800-665-4679 for info) Oncology.com – Cancer news updated
daily. Office of Professional Medical Conduct -
of the New York
State Department of Health Oceania® - makers of the WAVETM
Electronic Health Record. Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases -
the National Research Center Online Interactive Journal
of Otolaryngology Obsessive-Compulsive
Disorder Resource Center The
Online Birth Center - Discusses issues related to
pregnancy, birth, midwifery, breastfeeding, and more. Submitted by Donna Dolezal Zelzer. Subscribe to the OBC News -- a free weekly newsletter!
Send a message to Majordomo@efn.org and put only the words:
subscribe obcnews in the body of the message. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org for a sample copy.
Submitted by Donna Dolezal
Zelzer. Online Mendelian
Inheritance in Man (OMIM) - genetics database
featuring a very efficient retrieval tool. Text searches return not only the
citations relevant to the initial query, but also articles with MeSH and text
terms in the "neighborhood" of each citation. Organ Procurement and
Transplantation Network (UNOS) ObGyn Net
Network Physicians' Guide to the
Internet - register using promotional code 9632 to
get first month free Physicians'
Home Page Physicians' Online PracticeNet Preventive Medicine
Residency Program of South Carolina Primary
Care at Univ Chicago Primary Care at Univ Florida
Care Online is a "Web site featuring articles from
the award-winning magazine, Patient Care, provides resources for primary care
physicians who want expert advice on effective and efficient care for their
Education Archives - a compendium of the educational
and informational handouts used in a Family Physician's office practice.
Pediatrics America's Pharmaceutical Research
Companies Prime Practice - the interactive CD-ROM
educational series from the Mayo Clinic tel 800-553-5426 Physicians' Desk Reference
- introduces pdrnet.com available 12/16/96.
Ed - A patient education management system for
Windows, version 1.1. Favorably reviewed by the AAFP Foundation. A product of
Medifor, Inc, call 800-366-3710 for info and a free demo disk. Psychiatry - online depression screening
and other screens Primary Care
Internet Guide - provides links to primary-care
resources, discussion groups, teaching modules, academic institutions, and more.
Online - A prostate cancer survivor's resource base
for managing the diagnostic and treatment process for prostate cancer through
education and empowerment. submitted by Virgil Simons on August 17, 1999. Prostate Problems
Mailing List - an informal support group frequented
by men with cancer, urologists, oncologists, radiation therapists, and others.
To subscribe to the list, send an e-mail message with the subject line blank and
type subscribe prostate <your
name> in the body. Photographic Atlas of
Civil War Injuries - Photographs of Surgical Cases
and Specimens from the Otis Historical Archives of the Military Medical Museum.
Features 446 pages with illustrations, edited by Bradley Bengtson and Julian
Kuz. Reviewed in JAMA 2/12/97. For more info e-mail. PowerMed - is a computer-based medical
record software program for Windows 95, 3.1, NT and the Macintosh. "Combining
powerful automation with an easy to use interface, PowerMed software's base
package has many features not found in software priced thousands higher. The
full program may be downloaded from our website. Pricing is $499 for the first
licensed user, $99 each additional (licensing is not required for office staff
or basic nursing personnel)". For more info contactBill Zelman, DO. Physicians' Record Co. - Color-tabbed
chart dividers for use in medical centers, clinics, nursing care facilities,
etc. E-mail them for more info. PocketCHARTTM - software for palmtop computers
running Windows® CE by Physix, Inc. E-mail them for more info. Physician's Choice - medical and
health-related websites reviewed by physicians. Pathologia
Paidon - simplified reference on lung cancer, breast
cancer, and the Pap smear by Pathologist Pat Connelly, MD in Dayton.
Pohly's Internet Guide - Healthcare Employment
Resources - a simple, straighforward page designed
to point healthcare professionals in the right direction as they embark on their
job searches. Also includes Healthcare
Recruiters on the Net. Patient Medical
Assistant - Dr. Michael Cole's list of common
ailments and useful information about how to handle them. PaperChase is a service of the Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center, a major
teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. On a not-for-profit basis, we
provide access to the MEDLINE, AIDSLINE, and HealthSTAR databases of the
National Library of Medicine, and the CancarLit database of the National Cancer
Institute. PaperChase combines all four databases-over 9,500,000 references-into
one database, the largest database of references of biomedical literature in the
world. Submitted by Richard A. Nici
Links - dozens of links in medicine and mental
Ed® - Patient
Education Management System for Windows® by Medifor, Inc. E-mail for more info. Patient education and Support
Association Educational support for patients with
pulmonary hypertension, their families, and physicians Palm-med - Forum on hand-held devices in medicine Psychiatric Ethics Network
Discussion Listserv - Coordinator: Dr. Emilio
Mordini, Psychoanalytic Institute for Social Research, Rome Pharmaceutical Research &
Manufacturer’s Assoc Physician Management tools
- Information-based clinical performance improvement
Permanente Journal From the Permanente
Medical Group, the physicians of the world’s oldest HMO Physician's
Employment - The largest data base of physician
opportunities on the Internet. Submitted by Robert Truog. Pocket Guide to Clinical Coding - an
inexpensive, easy to use dictatable format guide to increase reimbursement,
diminish audit exposure, and produce a comprehensive medical record using the
latest AMA/HCFA guidelines. Copies sell for $10.75 directly from the physician,
publisher/author: M. Tray Dunaway, MD, FACS, or write to Rebel Records, Inc. 1413 Mill Street
Camden, SC 29020
QuitNet - Volumes of support materials about smoking cessation
from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Quackery - the popular culture of medicine
Radiology Teaching File Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Running
Injuries Page - thorough compendium of information
about running-related injuries and their prevention by Washington, DC podiatrist
Dr. Stephen Pribut Respiratory Medicine Online - The
National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver, publishers of the Journal
of Respiratory Diseases, launch the first major Internet service designed
specifically for physicians treating lung, allergic, and immune diseases.
ResistanceWeb - Tracking bacterial
resistance to antibiotics Rx
SampleLink @ Medscape - Drug samples for physicians’
offices only Reproductive Rights Discussion Listserv
Coordinator: R. Alta Charo, Medical College of Wisconsin
Remote Area Medical
Volunteer Corps - All-volunteer, non-profit,
airborne-relief organization which has provided medical, surgical, eye, and
dental care to more than 51,000 people since 1992. RxList - searchable index on drugs and medication interactions
Richman Company - electronic billing and
collections. email to David Daniels (email@example.com) for info.
Webserver- Univ of Washington in Seattle offers
radiological case studies for CME online. Radiology
Cases In Pediatric Emergency Medicine RxSheets - connects physicians with
pharmaceutical companies for samples, drug info, clinical trials, etc. (posted
11/2000) RxSheets - connects physicians with pharmaceutical companies for samples, drug info, clinical trials, etc. (posted 11/2000) Rosacea Support Group - A community of patients, family members and friends
dedicated to dealing with Rosacea, together.
Safer Sex Page Silver
Platter Southern California Orthopedic
Samaritans - international on-line suicide crisis
service Science of Obesity and Weight Control
Sky and Telescope
magazine Dr. Bob's
Smoking Cessation Page Software Advice for Electronic Medical Records - A resource site aimed at helping medical professionals find the right solution to their needs. This includes Patient Management systems, Patient Scheduling and Medical Billing, with detailed reviews of the software available. SportsDoc - online examining of virtual patients to learn more about
sports medicine injuries using MRIs, Xrays, surgical videos and an extensive
medical library. State and National
Healthcare Organizations Society of Teachers of Family
Medicine - fine organization assisting the teachers
and learners of modern family medicine. For more info you may e-mail them. Spinal Cord Injury site - the more than
200,000 Americans living with spinal-cord injuries now have a place to go for
information and social support. Science
- the journal of the American Association for
the Advancement of Science. Scientific American - scientific
journal. Support/education program for heart patients/families. Online newsletter....articles: Ask the Doctor, Cardiac Calm, Chief
Surgeon's Corner, Food News, Heart Health, Psychologically Speaking, ...Pulse,
Recipe, Rehab Rap, Thought for the Month, etc... It was submitted by Bonnie
Campbell. Shape Up
America! - Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop's
initiative, founded in 1994, to get Americans off the couch and into better
health. Includes the CyberKitchen feature to help one design a meal plan and
estimate one's daily calorie goal based on inputted information. Saint Francis
Hospital - 35 North Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 tel
(914) 471-2000. SmartTalkpatient communication
productivity tool Starbright - Technology, entertainment,
and pediatrics come together to empower seriously ill children Sickbay.com - a portal to Healthcare savings: Transcription, Billing, Funding,
Personnel, Electronic Claims, Claims Dispute Resolution, Convention Information,
Marketing, Emergency Information, Waste Removal, Physician Placement, Online
Medical Store, Health 24 News, HealthScout and Continuing Education for Nurses,
and Coming soon: Practice Management, Medical Answering Services, Medical
Equipment Auction, Continuing Education for Doctors and much, much more.
submitted by Dan
Schieferstein, Crew Member, 1/27/2000. Senior
Technologies - Manufacturer and direct sales of
restraint-free products including WanderGuard departure alert system (dementia
& Alzheimer's), TABS mobility monitors (fall prevention), Decura therapeutic
mattress (decubitis and pressure ulcers) and the Arial wireless communication
system (nurse call system). Email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Spine-Health.com – Resources aimed at
assisting the victims of spinal injuries. Statchart - online medical record site where patients enter their
own information for use by an emergency department if the patient should be
unable to provide details.
Taiwan HealthNet The Internet Medical
Exchange (TIME) - directory of information about
physicians Telemedicine -A Guide to Assessing
Telecommunications in Health Care, a new report from the Institute of
Medicine Telemedicine- This site not only promotes
telemedicine but the descriptions about the various applications of this new
technology are fascinating and make visiting this site quite worthwhile.
Overall, this is a great place to familiarize yourself with an emerging
technology that will undoubtedly soon have significant impact in the medical
Data Systems - Publisher of the popular STAT!-Ref
Library of medical references on CD-ROMs. Tel (800)-755-7828, Fax
(307)-739-1229, Email Sales@tetondata.com Telemedicine Newsgroup True Data - decision support research in areas such as Demographics, Market
share, physician networks, and small area analysis, available as printouts,
slides, or transparencies for presentation-quality data. A service of Computers by Design,
Inc. tel: 800-843-8696, fax: 516-696-0950.
Century Eloquence - dealer in speech-recognition
software in Palm Beach, FL founded by Eric Fishman, MD a practicing orthopedist.
Tel 800-245-2133 or Email for more info. Tumor Board - this browsable archive includes copyright-free digital pathology
images. TeleTriage Systems™ is a leader and
innovator in products for the Telephone Triage and Call Center Industries,
specializing in user friendly products which provide the link between healthcare
problems and solutions, need for and access to care, human beings and healthcare
Medicine Clinic - hosted by the University of North
Texas Health Science center at Fort Worth Tobacco Free Kids
- Largest nongovernment initiative against teen
Board - copyright-free digital pathology images
Testosterone Source - explore how testosterone
works, learn about testosterone deficicy, and discover how to locate physicians
who treat the condition; with links to the American Association of
Endocrinologists (AACE); sponsored by SmithKline Beecham. Tar Wars - the award-winning national tobacco
education program for fifth-grade students. For info call (800) TAR-WARS
United Media - editorial cartoons for when you need
to lighten up! US Dept of Health and Human
Services - look under What's New to find the
1996 report on Trends in the Well-Being of America's Children and
Youth. University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center in
Dallas - includes site for alumni Unicor Medical, Inc. - produces Easy
Coder reference books and Alpha II coding software; 4160 Carmichael Rd,
Montgomery, AL 36177-8138, 800-825-7421 University of Health
Sciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine University of Minnesota School of
Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education
Virtual Frog Dissection Kit Virtual Hospital - at the University of
Iowa Hospital Virtual
Medical Center Visible Human Project - Images and
Animations The Visible
Human Project - main informational page. The main
Visible Human Project home page is http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/visible/visible_human.html. Submitted by: Richard A. Banvard Office of High Performance
Computing and Communications Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical
Communications National Library of Medicine, Bldg 38A, Rm B1N-30M National
Institutes of Health Bethesda, Maryland 20894 301-435-3266 301-402-4080 (FAX)
email@example.com Vista Behavioral Health Plans - San
Diego-based managed mental health care company Virtual World
Congress - the American College of Chest Physicians'
scientific assembly in cyberspace, complete with lectures, symposia, and CME
courses. The Vaccine
Page is a serious attempt to collect all useful
information about vaccines, organize it meaningfully, present it appropriately
for each of several distinct audiences, and above all, keep it up to date. It
was submitted by Don
Radler. Virtual Human Male
database - Center for Human Simulation at the Univ
Colorado Health Science Center Viridae conducts antiviral research and testing, consisting of a CRO,
virology laboratory, and investigator site for antiviral clinical trials.
Viridae is an antiviral product think tank for herpes simplex diseases,
AIDS/HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Viridae is led by Dr. Stephen L. Sacks, a world-renowned expert on sexually
transmitted diseases and author of "The Truth About Herpes", now in its fourth
edition. Submitted by Michael Jensen.
WebPath: Internet Pathology
includes archived images demonstrating gross and microscopic pathologic findings
associated with human disease states. Weight-loss Health guidelines for
overweight or obese individuals with steps for safe and effective weight loss
and patient education materials from the NHLBI. (posted 11/2000) Whole
Brain Atlas Web of
Addictions - Links to addiction-related fact sheets
created by various organizations. Web Directory of EMR Vendors -
comprehensive listing of companies providing Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
systems. WONCA - the World Organization of family
Medicine - The
premier on-line index of medical web sites. Yahoo: Diseases and Conditions
First - fill out a health and habits questionnaire
to have your "body-age" calculated. Set up by Greenstone Healthcare Services, a
subsidiary of Pharmacia and Upjohn, the site offers the health risk assessment
and a sixteen page analysis of personal health. Your Health
Daily - a service of the NY Times
syndicate Your Health Chart - a web-based personal medical record that allows users
to access their health and medical history 24x7, including problem lists, family
history, medications, living wills, lab results, and insurance information.