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Interactive Resources

  • 3D Virtual Colonoscopy - This project employs advanced visualization techniques to achieve virtual imaging and exploration of the human colon.

  • A Guided Tour of the Visible Human - (Washington University Medical School - The MAD Scientist Network).

  • A Women's Health Web Site - A Women's Health Educational Web Site. Includes on-line video lectures of WHNP MS Program at Texas Women's University, Videos of MS Students Scholarly Presentations and Videos of Selected Women's Health Topics.

  • An Introduction to Basic Dermatology - Virtual Hospital. University of Iowa Health Care.

  • Anatomy & Histology - Martindale's - Huge resource for the health professional or lay person. Features interactive anatomy sites of body systems and educational materials.

  • Atlas Endoscopy of Digestive Diseases (English) - digestive endoscopy images

  • Auscultation Assistant - a marvelous site where you can hear a wide variety of common and uncommon variations in heart sounds. This site will not work on all computers but it is well worth the trouble of getting the needed programs and extensions.

  • Autopsy - Autopsy means "see for yourself". It is a special surgical operation, performed by specially-trained physicians, on a dead body. Its purpose is to learn the truth about the person's health during life, and how the person really died. By Ed Friedlander, M.D., Pathologist

  • Cardiac Central - site maintained on the cyber nurse page. A little unusual but does have lots of useful information.

  • CARDIAX - is a computer-aided instructional program of 20 planned cases in basic cardiology. Development is a collaborative effort between Dr. Richard Judge, a well-known cardiologist, and the Learning Resource Center at the University of Michigan Medical School.

  • Cardiovascular Nursing Simulations - The program consists of two multimedia patient simulations that require the user to answer open-ended questions. The purpose of this method is to teach critical decision-making skills to nursing students and new nurses.

  • Cells Alive!!! - This website represents over 25 years of experience capturing film and computer-enhanced images of living cells and organisms for education and medical research.

  • Cyberounds - Interactive grand rounds from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Conferences on 15 clinical specialties - geriatrics, women's health, nutrition, cardiology, psychiatry, pulmonary medicine, rheumatology, nephrology, medical genetics, hematology/oncology, health law and bioethics, infectious diseases, emergency medicine, endocrinology, and gastroenterology.

  • Dr. Bobs Virtual En-psych-lopedia - A range of great calculators, links and other stuff related to psychiatry.

  • ECG library homepage - An electrocardiogram (ECG / EKG) is an electrical recording of the heart and is used in the investigation of heart disease. This library is a collection of realistic looking recordings which will help improve your ECG skills.

  • EMS Quiz - The following quizzes where designed to work with the Netscape Browser. For some reason the Internet Explorer Browser doesn't seem to work correctly.

  • Eye Simulator/Virtual Patient Simulator - This application provides an eye motion and pupil response simulator, animations to demonstrate neurological testing, and quizzes to test comprehension. It also provides a set of patient cases with various neurological pathologies.

  • General Organ and Biochemistry - All of the animations listed are used in association with the General, Organic and Biochemistry Course. The are in Apple Quicktime format. Each has been reduced in size and quality for more rapid viewing.

  • Global Dermatology Grand Rounds - No longer updated - provides case studies.

  • Human Anatomy Online - InnerBody.com - Insight Online is designed to provide instant logical flow between all of its related images. To make learning easier, the Insight program is divided into systems. They can be accessed at the main system menu or from the system listing page.

  • Image Processing Laboratory - Institute of Anatomy University Clinic Giessen. Authors: Andres Kriete, Lars C. Berger & Torsten Posselt

  • Interactive Atlases Digital Anatomist Program - 2-D and 3-D views of the brain from cadaver sections, MRI scans, and computer reconstructions. 3-D views of thoracic organs reconstructed from 1 mm cryosections of a cadaver specimen provided by Wolfgang Rauschning. And much, much more!

  • Interactive Medical Sociology - Medical Sociology Interactive: a multimedia lecture series.

  • Interactive Periodic Table - This page was created by Yinon Bentor.

  • Introduction to Clinical Medicine: Dermatology Section - An interactive website with case presentations of interesting problems in dermatology. CME credit available for some cases.

  • Kidney Transplantation - Discuss the anatomy of kidney (and some anatomy of the abdomen) and the surgical technique for kidney transplantation.

  • Lung Sounds - All lung sounds appear courtesy of the R.A.L.E Repository. To find out more about these lung sounds, how they were recorded or information about lung sounds in general, please visit there.

  • MEDLINEplus: Interactive Health Tutorials - The tutorials listed are interactive health education resources from the Patient Education Institute. Using animated graphics each tutorial explains a procedure or condition in easy-to-read language. You can also listen to the tutorial.

  • MEDtropolis (Vitual Body) - A fantastic and fully interactive guide to the brain, heart, skeleton and digestive tract.

  • Mesothelioma News Updates - A complete review of the asbestos related cancer Mesothelioma, including news from around the world.

  • Muscles In Action - This is a multimedia interactive HTML document which will help students learn the muscle actions of the human body.

  • (NETS) Neonatal Handbook - The neonatal guidelines presented on this site were developed by clinicians primarily for use by medical and nursing personnel working in newborn special care units throughout Victoria. They do not constitute a textbook, rather, they are designed to acquaint the reader rapidly with the clinical problem and provide practical advice regarding assessment and management. Newborn Emergency Transport Service Victoria, Australia.

  • NetMedicine ACLS Megacode Simulator - Read the case below and then select an intervention from either of the tool bars by simply clicking on it with your mouse. When selecting a drug, be sure to click on the proper dose.

  • Nursing Education Magazine/Sestrinski edukacijski magazin -Sestrinski edukacijski magazin je prvi internet časopis za medicinske sestre u Hrvatskoj. Predstavlja neovisni online časopis za sve medicinske sestre u Hrvatskoj. Sadržajem nudi stručne radove, novosti iz sestrinstva iz Hrvatske i svijeta, edukacijski materijale, interaktivni forum I još mnogo toga. [English] Nursing Education Magazine is first Internet Journal for Nurses in Croatia. It is independent online journal dedicated to all nurses in Croatia. Content include articles, nursing news from Croatia and worldwide, education materials, interactive forum and lot of other materials.

  • On-Line Interactive Patient Simulators - Interactive Patients, Simulated Patient Emergencies. Free on-line patient simulators for physicians, PA's, nurses and others. Simulated adult and pediatric patient emergencies, trauma simulations, surgical simulations, neurologic simulators and various other patient scenarios.

  • Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support Megacode Simulator - Read the cases and then select an intervention from either of the tool bars by simply clicking on it with your mouse. When selecting a drug, be sure to click on the proper dose.

  • Screening Physical Exam - by Arcot J. Chandrasekhar, MD, FRCP, FACP, FCCP at Loyola University is excellent. In addition to reviewing PE, there are excellent review questions

  • SigBio's Virtual Anatomy Textbook (VAT) -This WWW based project is our attempt to illustrate the ability of the Internet to be used for educational purposes.

  • The Biology Project - An online interactive resource for learning biology. The University of Arizona

  • The Heart: An Online Exploration - From the moment it begins beating until the moment it stops, the human heart works tirelessly. In an average lifetime, the heart beats more than two and a half billion times, without ever pausing to rest. Like a pumping machine, the heart provides the power needed for life.

  • "The Interactive Patient" - at Marshall University School of Medicine is a truly unique Interactive World Wide Web Program that allows the user to simulate an actual patient encounter.

  • The LUMEN Dissector - is intended solely for educational purposes.

  • The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Educational Section, Read about Nobel Prize related topics or play a game: Play the blood typing game! Do an ECG on the grumpy Mr. Blue! And much more!

  • The Virtual Autopsy - This site combines the fresh new look and new cases of VIRTUAL AUTOPSY 2 created by Ruth Mackay and myself with the original cases of THE VIRTUAL AUTOPSY created by Tim Taylor.

  • The Virtual Library: Medicine and Health - The WWW Virtual Library

  • Three dimensional medical reconstruction - This is a collection of movie clips, showing various medical reconstructions. These images are derived from slice data from a variety of medical image modalities such as MR or CT. The two dimensional slice data from these scanners is used as input for the three dimensional reconstructions.

  • Trauma Moulage - A moulage is a practice scenario, where you have a patient to assess and manage appropriately. These moulages were the first on the internet and more are planned for the future.

  • Virtual Anesthesia Machine - Interactive and most advanced computer simulation of an anesthesia machine with visualization of gas flows inside the machine. Requires free registration.

  • Virtual Hospital: A digital library of health information - Health care providers are in constant need of current, authoritative medical information in order to help them take better care of their patients. Patients also need access to current and authoritative medical information to help them live healthier lives and take better care of themselves when ill.

  • Visible Human cross sections -  Images from the Visible Human Project-NLM) are used under a license agreement to Dr. JA McNulty.

  • Virtual Labs - The Virtual Labs Series produced by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has won top honors in the Pirelli INTERNETional Award competition.

  • Whole Brain Atlas: - "An incredible collection of MR images of the brain. A well designed and easy to use web site that includes 'Tours' of pathological conditions as well as MPEG movies. Also offers a self-quiz on anatomical structures. The on-line atlas has sections on normal brain, cerebrovascular disease, neoplastic disease, degenerative disease, and inflammatory/infectious disease."

  • Zygote - A developmental Biology Website.

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