Resources for OT, PA, and Health Sciences on the Internet:
Selected Bookmarks by Di Su
U.S. National Library of Medicine <http://www.nlm.nih.gov/>
NLM provides many of its products and services on the Web, including the highly-used PubMed database, a collection of millions of citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's, and MedlinePlus, an extensive source of health information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources.
A service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 14 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
“Information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.” A NLM service.
Reuters Health Information Services <http://www.reutershealth.com>
Health (RH) is the world's leading provider of medical and healthcare news.
Our news services are internationally recognized as unbiased, authoritative,
timely an dependable, with the reputation for quality that one expects from a
RH's news stories are written by a staff of dedicated journalists with a deep and broad knowledge of the healthcare field. From news bureaus in
A free guide to reliable consumer health and human services information, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Directory of Health Organizations Online <http://dirline.nlm.nih.gov/>
AMA Physician Select <http://dbapps.ama-assn.org/aps/amahg.htm>
basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the
Doctor Directory <http://www.doctordirectory.com/>
Doctors listings nationwide, hospital directory, health plan directory, and health new & information directory.
Doctor Reviews and Ratings <http://www.zocdoc.com/>
ZocDoc is a free service that allows patients to find a nearby doctor or dentist who accepts their insurance
Professional Misconduct and Physician Discipline <http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/opmc/main.htm>
The Merck Manual <http://www.merck.com/>
Diagnostic handbook. In Merck & Co., Inc.'s Web Site, select "The Merck Manuals".
Ask Dr. Weil <http://www.drweil.com/app/cda/drw_cda.html>
A leading provider of online information and products for optimum health and wellness.
World Health Organization <http://www3.who.int/whosis/menu.cfm>
National Center for Health Statistics <http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/>
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention <http://www.cdc.gov/>
The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research <http://www.ahcpr.gov/data/>
New York City Community Health Profiles <http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/data/data.shtml>
New York State Health Statistics & Data <http://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/>
JOURNALS / MAGAZINES (Alphabetical)
BioMed Central <http://www.biomedcentral.com>
An independent publishing house committed to providing immediate free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.
Directory of Open Access Journals <http://www.doaj.org/>
Offers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.
Find Articles <http://www.findarticles.com/>
Free Medical Journals <http://www.freemedicaljournals.com/>
Dedicated to the promotion of free access to medical journals over the Internet.
The Journal of Biological Chemistry <http://www.jbc.org/>
The entire archive of JBC, 1905-2003.
The Journal of Neuroscience <http://www.jneurosci.org/>
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) <http://pubs.ama-assn.org/>
Find articles from many free magazines
MedPage Today <http://www.medpagetoday.com/>
Medical news service, co-developed by MedPage Today and The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
PloS Medicine <http://www.plosmedicine.org/medicine/index.html>
International Open-access medical journal from the Public Library of Science.
Public Library of Science <http://www.publiclibraryofscience.org/>
Committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.
Sets of related articles pre-computed for each article cited in MEDLINE.
PubMed Central <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=Pmc>
An archive of life sciences journals.
Prevention Online <http://www.health.org/>
Cancer Clinical Trials <http://www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials>
A list of ongoing clinical trials provided by National Cancer Institute.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center <http://www.mskcc.org/>
One of the world's premier cancer centers.
Evidence-Based Medicine <http://www.cebm.net/>
Oxford-Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine <http://nccam.nih.gov/>
“Explore complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science.”
Johns Hopkins Medicine <http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/>
Harvard Medical School <http://www.med.harvard.edu/>
Yale Medical School <http://info.med.yale.edu/ysm/index.html>
Weill Medical College of Cornell University <http://www.med.cornell.edu/>
NYU School of Medicine <http://www.med.nyu.edu/>
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Description of the profession by U.S. Dept of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA) <http://www.aota.org/>
recognized professional association for over 60000 occupational
therapists and occupational therapy assistants.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) <http://www.nbcot.org/>
Not-for-profit credentialing agency that provides certification for the occupational therapy profession.
World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) <http://www.wfot.org.au/>
Founded in 1952, WFOT currently has 60 member associations.
Medical Central <http://www.medical-central.org/occupational-therapist.htm>
OT Seeker <http://www.otseeker.com/>
Database that contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy.
Job Postings <http://goodnewspersonnel.com/JobPostings.html>
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) <http://www.aapa.org/>
(Last updated: 4/3/2013)