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Allergies

Clinical resources on the medical treatment of asthma, MCS, dermatitis, etc.

Latex Allergies and Reactions [3140] ?

Fact sheet outlines latex allergy issues and selection of protective gloves

Bioterrorism

Medical management of biological and chemical casualties - clinical guides

Updated Bioterrorism Agents [20247] ?

Fact sheets on biological agents/diseases and chemical agents

Updated Bioterrorism Technical Resources for Healthcare [23951] ?

A collection of information specifically for healthcare facilities

Updated Bioterrorism: Preparedness for Healthcare Facilities [1277] ?

Hospital preparedness for mass casualties, best practices for hospital-based first receivers of victims and more

Updated Facts About Ricin [7908] ?

Signs and symptoms of ricin exposure

Clinical Guidelines

Full text of clinical practice guidelines for numerous specialties in medicine

AAFP Policy Statements and Clinical Policies [8887] ?

American Academy of Family Physicians clinical guidelines

Disease-Infectious

Clinical resources on the medical treatment of infectious disease

Updated Smallpox Disease and Vaccination [23288] ?

Basics for the public and clinicians

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers - Overview [846] ?

An overview of etiologic agents, clinical and treatment aspects, pathophysiology

Emergency Medicine

Clinical resources on emergency medicine

Updated Headache - When to get Medical Help [1922] ?

When to seek medical help with a headache

First Aid

Full text of first aid manuals and handouts

AED: Automatic External Defibrillators [16513] ?

An AED program is a natural extension of an existing first aid program

Emergency Supplies Kit [14442] ?

How to pack a Go Bag

Infection Control

Infection control in hospitals and healthcare institutions

Disinfectants and Antiseptics [14358] ?

Answers to commonly asked questions

Infection Control Initiative [14016] ?

An initiative for healthcare users by the Joint Commission

Measuring Hand Hygiene Adherence [35594] ?

A framework for health care workers on how to measure hand hygiene performance

Mental Health

Clinical resources on the medical treatment of mental health disorders

Quality of Life Index [pdf] [15080] ?

Links the results of subjective life-satisfaction surveys to the objective determinants of quality of life

Nursing

Continuing education resources for the nursing profession

American Board for Occupational Health Nurses [2483] ?

Contact information for nurses to obtain information about AAOHN certification

Occupational Medicine

Large number of reference materials on occupational medicine

Medical Supervision of Agricultural Pesticide Applicators [5137] ?

Cholinesterase monitoring requirements of pesticide applicators in the state of California

Pain

Pain assessment tools, diagnosis & treatment of migraines, cancer pain, etc.

Pain Management Guide [25422] ?

For pain sufferers

Patient Handouts

Full text of handouts applicable for patients

Patient Safety Speak Up [1388] ?

Materials to promote patient participation in patient safety

Pharmaceuticals

Clinical resources on pharmacology

Medication-Induced QT-Interval Prolongation and Torsades de Pointes [30057] ?

A list of drugs that may prolong the QT interval

Radiation

Resources related to nuclear medicine

Nuclear Medicine Reference Materials [707] ?

For nuclear medicine professionals

Radiation Oncology Physics Handbook [24574] ?

IAEA text book

Rehabilitation

Clinical and non-clinical resources on rehabilitation

International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators [15093] ?

Teaching organization for healthcare providers on disability evaluations

Sports Medicine

Subjects related to sports medicine and sports science

Lacrosse Health and Safety [39216] ?

A series of articles

Wound Care

Medical protocols and guidance regarding wound care, pressure ulcers, etc.

The Prevention and Treatment of Bed Sores [29016] ?

Advice on preventing pressure ulcers






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