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Lab Tests Online
List of articles to help patients better understand several areas of laboratory medicine.
Understanding Your Medical Laboratory Tests and Surgical Biopsy Reports by
Call Number: QY 39 C46 2005
Publication Date: 2005-08-01
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. It brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
AAFP Conditions A to Z
Conditions A-Z is a handy patient-information tool created by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical organization representing more than 93,700 family physicians, family practice residents and medical students. All of the information in Conditions A-Z has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP.
ClinicalTrials.gov is a Web-based resource that provides patients, their family members, health care professionals, researchers, and the public with easy access to information on publicly and privately supported clinical studies on a wide range of diseases and conditions. The Web site is maintained by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Familydoctor.org is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical organization representing more than 124,900 family doctors, family medicine residents, and medical students.
Helath information from the U.S. Departmen tof Health and Human Services to help you live well.
a medical search engine that searches only from reliable medical resources. Medisearch delivers reliable search results appropriate for the searchers, whether they are members of the general public (with little medical knowledge) or sophisticated medical practitioners such as doctors.
KidsHealth is part of The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media. They provide health information through four difference sections, for parents, for kids, for teens, and for educators.
Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information. The website contains 93427 drug listings as submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Dietary Supplement Label Database
The Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD) is a joint project of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) and National Library of Medicine (NLM). The DSLD contains the full label contents from a sample of dietary supplement products marketed in the U.S.
Drug Information Portal (National Institutes of Health)
The portal covers 70,679 drugs from the time that they are in clinical trials, through their U.S. FDA approval, and then on to the marketplace.
Educate Before You Medicate
Educate before you medicate is program offered by the National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE). NCPIE is a non-profit multi-stakeholder coalition working to stimulate and improve communication of information on the appropriate use of medicines to consumers and health care professionals.
Patient and Family Education Center Location
The Mohammad and Farhat Qazi Patient and Education Center is located on the first floor between the Main Lobby and the Heart Institute.
Patient and Family Education Center Hours
Until further notice the Qazi Family Resource Center is closed and the library staff will be working remotely.
Please email us with your questions or requests.
Contact the Mohammad and Farhat Qazi Patient and Family Resource Center
Ascension Providence Hospital
Mohammad and Farhat Qazi Patient and Family Education Center
16001 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075
Evaluation information that you find on the Web
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