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Medical Links - Part 4

{from Psychiatry to Wilderness Medicine}

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Depression Central
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
flag-Canada-vsmall.gif (896 bytes)Suicide Information & Education Centre [SIEC] The Suicide Information and Education Centre has over 24,000 articles on suicidal behaviour, and can provide you with research materials or training.
logo-AlzDZ-AZDEAR.gif (2806 bytes)Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral [ADEAR] Center
The ALZHEIMER Page [Washington University-St. Louis]
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychology
Behavior OnLine

David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages Now at: http://www.trauma-pages.com/
        This new domain name is now the permanent home of this important resource of free information which concentrates on emotional trauma, including Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and disaster mental health response, whether following individual traumatic experience(s) or a large scale natural disaster. This award-winning site began on 19 April 1995 (one month after the Oklahoma City bombing), and is updated regularly by a psychologist who specializes in traumatic stress issues.
Dr. Bob's Mental Health Links
flag-Canada-vsmall.gif (896 bytes)Borderline Personality Disorder Page
Psych Central - Dr. Grohol's Mental Health Page
Jane's Brain Page - Layman's View of Brain Chemistry
Pulier's Personal Psychiatry And Behavioral Healthcare Resources For Mental Health Professionals
        Featuring a Comprehensive Calendar of Events

logo-MentalHealthNet.gif (3867 bytes)Mental Health Net
flag-Netherlands-vsmall.gif (851 bytes)DSM-III-R Description - Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Third Edition - Revised)
        American Psychiatric Association, 1987
   An online version of the previous edition (now DSM-IV)
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
National Institute of Mental Health
OCD - Obsessive -Compulsive Disorder
Online Psych
Psychiatry On-Line - International Forum for Psychiatry " a peer reviewed, independent psychiatry journal for psychiatrists and mental health professionals everywhere"
Psychopharmacology Tips from Robert Hsiung, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, University of Chicago
Keirsey Temperament Sorter  II {personality test} from Keirsey Temperament & Character Website


American Thoracic Society
American Journal of Respiratory & Critical  Care Medicine
The Nitric Oxide Home Page
Croup Syndromes
ALA WP Asthma Camps for Children
alt.support.asthma FAQ: Asthma -- General information [html]
alt.support.asthma FAQ: Asthma -- General Information [text]
alt.support.asthma FAQ: Asthma Medications
Alta Vista: Simple Query
American Association for Respiratory Care -the professional organization for Respiratory Care Practitioners
American College of Chest Physicians
Are You Breathing Free?
asthma in older adults
Asthmatic amateur divers in the United Kingdom
National Jewish Center for Immun. and Resp. Med.
New type of asthma drug
Paediatric Asthma Page from Canadian Paediatric Society
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UPMC-CLC Home Page
Winterlude 95 - Status Asthmaticus - in the ER and the OR
Wound Care Consultants - Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

References of Miscellaneous Medica:

star-small.gif (453 bytes)ncemi.jpg (705 bytes)[email protected] - The Archive of Decision-Making Tools On-line algorithms and calculators
from The National Center For Emergency Medicine Informatics
Clinical Calculator
Multilingual Glossary of medical terms

Respiratory Therapy:

AHELP: Assn. for Health Enrichment of Large People
American Association for Respiratory Care -the professional organization for Respiratory Care Practitioners
Respiratory Care / Strong Memorial Hospital


Lupus: Missouri Chapter Lupus Foundation
Lupus Home Page [Hamline University]
The Arthritis Source

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star-small.gif (453 bytes)Obstructive sleep apnea in the adult obese patient: implications for airway management. Benumof, JL J Clin Anesth. 2001 Mar;13(2):144-56. Review. PMID: 11331179
star-small.gif (453 bytes)Anaesthesia and Sleep Apnoea by J.A. Loadsman & D.R. Hillman from British Journal of Anaesthesia, 2001, Vol. 86, No. 2 254-266
Sleep Disorders Center
American Sleep Apnea Association
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
National Institutes of Health - National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute - Sleep Disorders Information

National Institutes of Health - NHLBI - National Center On Sleep Disorders Research
National Sleep Foundation Home Page
Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation
Sleep Medicine Home Page

Statistics & Reports:

Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report
Search the MMWR Back Issues

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Chirugia On Line
Pediatric Surgery Update Index Page
Online Surgery Notes
SurgiNet Foundation covers Ambulatory Surgery
Yahoo - Health:Medicine:Surgery


MHSS 2020: Military Health Services Sytems 2020
Plan for technological improvement
DoD Telemedicine Home Page
Telecommunications Networks -- IS 4502

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Advance Directives
logo-CAPC10-7.gif (7416 bytes)Center to Advance Palliative Care
City of the Silent
Euthanasia In The Netherlands
ERGO FAQ: Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization FAQ re. "Right To Die"
Glossary of Terms Relating to "End of Life" Issues (Right to Die & Euthanasia)
Raising the Dead: A Doctor's Encounter With His Own Mortality (Book Review)
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Network
Suicide Information & Education Centre
The WWW Post-Mortem Page
Welcome to DeathNET
The WEBster: Death and Dying

Toxicology & Envenomations:

Medical/Clinical/Occupational Toxicology Resource Home Page
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ATSDR - ToxFAQs: Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets from Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (of the Govt.'s Center for Disease Control)
Carbon Monoxide
Carbon Monoxide and EMS
EXTOXNET - EXtension TOXicology NETwork
EPA Toxic Substance Fact Sheets from the EcoGopher Project at the University of Virginia
Poisons Information Database (Singapore)
Toxikon: Medical Toxicology On-Line©
Toxin of the Week {from TOXIKON© Univ. Illinois, Chicago]
sign_CommercialSite.gifManagement of Chemical Warfare Agent Casualties - A Handbook for Emergency Medical Services advertisement and sales point for reference book


Australasian Anaesthesia - Envenomations
Emergency Treatment of Brown Recluse Spider Bites: A Review by Gary Tamkin, MD (on GEMA)
Snakebite Emergency Webpage
Venom Supplies

Transplant Medicine & Surgery, Donation & Harvesting:
see also Immunology in "Allergy, Aids, & Immunology"

TransWeb: All about Transplantation and Donation

Trauma & Injury Control:

***Injury Control

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Injury Control Resource Information Network
Emory Univ.-Injury Control Emerg. Hlth. Svcs. Newsletter
Emory Center for Injury Control
The Harborview [Seattle] Injury Prevention and Research Center
Center for Injury Research and Control
National Safety Council (NSC)
AAST - Trauma Webnet [American Association for the Surgery of Trauma]
Baylor-Ben Taub Trauma Home Page {Dr. John Aucar}
Division of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care -Vanderbilt
Journal of Trauma® Injury, Infection, and Critical Care This respected journal from Williams and Wilkins includes tables of contents for recent issues and abstracts of the articles and some links to other resources.
Liverpool Trauma Home Page from The Liverpool Hospital, Australia
National Trauma Data Bank™ (NTDB)logo-NatlTraumaDataBank.gif (3288 bytes)
logo-SocTraumaNurses.jpg (28666 bytes)Society of Trauma Nurses
TCIMS Home Page
Trauma NET [Louisiana State University] Welcome Page and Transporter {Dr. Ernest Block}
TRAUMA.ORG {Dr. Karim Brohi]
TraumAID Home Page
TraumAID Project: U. PENN
Trauma In The Elderly
Trauma Moulage (c)
Trauma Service: UAB Ortho [Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham]
University of Texas Houston Trauma Research Center For Study of the Pathogenesis of Multiple Organ Failure
UTHSCSA Trauma {Dr. Ron Stewart} Home Page [@ Univ. Texas Health Sciences San Antonio]]
Winterlude 95 - Blunt Thoracic Trauma
*** Trauma Organizations
flag-USA-vsmall.gif (896 bytes)American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
images/flag-USA-vsmall.gif (896 bytes)American Trauma Society
logo-AustralasianTraumSoc.gif (2481 bytes)Australasian Trauma Society
flag-Austria-vsmall.gif (900 bytes)Austrian Trauma Society
flag-Belgium-vsmall.gif (875 bytes)Belgian Trauma Society
flag-UK-vsmall.gif (928 bytes)British Trauma Society
flag-CzechRepublic.gif (2757 bytes)Czech Trauma Society
flag-Netherlands-vsmall.gif (851 bytes)Dutch Trauma Society [Nederlandse Vereniging voor Traumatologie]
flag-USA-vsmall.gif (896 bytes)Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
flag-Germany-vsmall.gif (865 bytes)German Trauma Society [Deutsche Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie]
European Trauma Society
flag-Hungary.gif (2396 bytes)Hungarian Trauma Society
flag-Israel-vsmall.gif (1462 bytes)Israel Trauma Society
logo-PanAmericanTrauma.jpg (24162 bytes)Panamerican Trauma Society
logo-Pan-ArabSocietyTraumaEmergencyMedicine.gif (47876 bytes)Pan-Arab Society of Trauma and Emergency Medicine
flag-Canada-vsmall.gif (896 bytes)Trauma Association of Canada
flag-South-Africa-vsmall.gif (920 bytes)Trauma Society of South Africa
flag-Turkey.gif (2919 bytes)Turkish Association of Trauma & Emergency Surgery

***Trauma Centers

                2003 JAMA Article - National Inventory of Hospital Trauma Centers - PMID: 12672768 - (descriptive categorization)

UCSF: University of California San Francisco Medical Center

UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine
UCSF WWW Home Page


American Foundation for Urologic Disease
American Urological Association, Inc.
Digital Journal of Urology
Gem City Urology
"Incontinence . . . You Are not Alone" public service campaign is sponsored by the American Urological Association, Inc.® and the American Foundation for Urologic Disease
Interstitial Cystitis Association
Johns Hopkins Brady Urological Institute Homepage
National Bladder Foundation
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse [NKUDIC]

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Cold Weather Injuries Prevention and Care - Saskatchewan
SIGN_update-yellowoval.gif (195 bytes)State Of Alaska: Cold Injuries And Cold Water Near Drowning Guidelines (Rev 01/96)
©Alaska Community Health and Emergency Medical Services Section
SIGN_update-yellowoval.gif (195 bytes)flag-britishcolumbia.gif (6581 bytes)logo-SARBC.gif (4405 bytes)Search and Rescue Society of British Columbia Home Page
        Hypothermia from SARBC Search and Rescue Society of British Columbia
Emergency Treatment of Brown Recluse Spider Bites: A Review by Gary Tamkin, MD (on GEMA)
Oudoor Action's First Aid & Safety Home Page from Princeton University
Outdoor Action Guide to High Altitude: Acclimatization and Illness
Remote Area Medical Homepage
Snakebite Emergency Webpage
Snow Immersion Deaths [Snowboarding Article from Sports-Medicine Page]
The Wilderness Medicine Institute
Wilderness Emergency Medical Services Institute

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Fix This Airway!
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