The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ( or the National Guideline Clearing House) provides physicians and other health professionals with information on accessible mechanisms for obtaining objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines and to further their dissemination, implementation, and use.
BioMedSearch is a biomedical search engine that contains NIH/PubMed documents, a large collection of Theses, dissertations, and other proprietary publications not found anywhere else for free, making it one of the most comprehensive and powerful free biomedical searches.
MedlinePLus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library, it brings you information about disease, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical vidoes or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or conditions.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. It collects materials in all major areas of the health sciences and to a lesser degree in such areas as chemistry, physics, botany and zoology. The collections stand at 5 million items--books, journals, technical reports, manuscripts, microfilms, photographs and images. Housed within the Library is one of the world's finest medical history collections of old (pre-1914) and rare medical texts, manuscripts, and incunabula.
CDC is responsible for controlling the introduction and spread of infectious diseases, and provides consultation and assistance to other nations and international agencies to assist in improving their disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion activities.
This section provides information related to ICD-9-CM and ICD-10, including: updates to ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 (addendum), process for requesting a new/revised code, ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting agendas and handouts, registering to attend an ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting, official coding guidelines, list of new/revised and deleted codes, downloadable file of diagnosis and procedure codes and their abbreviated titles, and information on ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-PCS.
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