JOURNALS AND DATABASES
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
Access medical research data through the Medline data base of The National Library of Medicine with this favorite web site which offers basic and advanced search formats.
OMIM includes detailed descriptions when you search for specific genetic disorders. It also lists reference articles on the disorder and provides an abstract through Medline for many of them.
(NORD) provides an extensive data base of genetic and other rare disorders. The online database provides a concise description of each disorder and a cross-referenced list of organizations serving the needs of these individuals.
This is an extensive series of links related to neonates developed by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. It includes various problems or disabilities that may be identified during the neonatal period, screening and diagnostic tests, and management of prematurity - as well as information on infant feeding and neonatal development.
The Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics provides a wealth of information on research related to children's health. Abstracts are available for all print articles published from 1975 to the present. Full electronic articles are available in each issue for non-subscribers to the print journal.
Having a complete Medical Dictionary at your fingertips as you browse the Internet or search for specific scientific information is very convenient. The Miriam Webster Medical Dictionary gives a clear definition of the word along with a pronunciation guide.
If you have the generic or trade name of one of the 200 most commonly prescribed drugs, you will find a detailed, scientific discussion of the drug chemistry, clinical action and research, contraindications, precautions, drug interactions, adverse reactions, dosage and administration, and overdosage.