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American Hospital Directory

Provider: American Hospital Association
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Descriptions: Single-user access to the American Hospital Directory's complete content is now available to TMC Academic users. Please contact a staff member (Ask Us) for log-in instructions. Users can still click "Free Hospital Information" to view location, number of beds, types of services offered, Medicare patient charges and utilization numbers. State and national hospital statistics are also freely available.
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Biodigital Human

Provider: Biodigital, Inc.
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Descriptions: Biodigital Human provides individuals with free, detailed anatomical exploration into all systems of the human body. This is an interactive 3-D interface with zoom, pan, and cross-section animation. Systems can be selected and viewed together, or the user can view a single system. This is an enjoyable study tool for learning anatomy basics, and using the tools available under the edit pencil, is useful for more advanced students. For example, views can be modified to separate (explode) elements of body systems, and there is an x-ray view feature. Includes information on diseases and conditions by anatomical system, with a limitation on full descriptions for users of the free version. Anatomical elements are labeled, but again, the descriptive text is curtailed, for non-subscribers. Tutorials on use of this interface are both brief and worthwhile. Mobile access is provided with the free individual sign-up version. Full access is available to individuals at a very modest annual subscription price.
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Biology Image Library

Provider: BioMed Central
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Descriptions: The Biology Image Library allows free access to view image thumbnails and annotations, but only a subscription (which The TMC Library does not provide) enables  the viewing and use of full-sized images not in the public domain. The scientific community is invited to contribute images of significance and high visual quality that are accompanied by descriptive annotation. Certain benefits apply- check under About thAdd Newe Library/How to Contribute.
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dbGaP- Database of Genotypes and Phenotypes

Provider: National Center for Biotechnology Information
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Descriptions: In dbGaP, NCBI archives and distributes the results of studies investigating the interaction of genotype and phenotype. Genome-wide association studies, medical sequencing, molecular diagnostic assays, and associations between genotype and non-clinical traits are covered. dbGaP contains both open- and controlled-access data. Non-sensitive data are released on a broad scale, but sensitive data sets involving personal health information are not publicly accessible. Search by study or disease, or use Advanced Search.
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Digital Commons@The Texas Medical Center

Provider: The TMC Library
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Descriptions: Digital Commons@The Texas Medical Center is the institutional repository of works produced by TMC faculty, researchers and students. This open-access digital library contains preprints, postprints, data sets, conference proceedings, working papers, teaching materials, dissertations and more. In cases where full text is not immediately available, the expected release date is noted below the record's download icon.
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Genomic Data Commons Data Portal

Provider: National Cancer Institute/University of Chicago
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Descriptions: From the National Cancer Institute, the Genomic Data Commons, or GDC, is a new, open-access cancer database, launched containing the raw genomic and clinical data of approximately 12,800 patients. Researchers are encouraged to submit their own data to the resource, which contains information on treatments used and the response to those treatments. The goal is to accelerate research by sharing a large pool of re-analyzable data. (Some data is protected.) Click on Analytical Tools to view details on how to access and submit data, and see the Data section for an overview of the content with user-friendly graphical details and filtering options.
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IMAIOS: e-Anatomy, e-Cases, e-Courses

Provider: IMAIOS
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Descriptions: This French company provides very good interactive online anatomy and imaging modules and case examples, some of which are freely available. Notably, a multi-unit online course on MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) physics is fully open-access. Intended for radiology residents, radiologists, MRI techs, medical physicists and students, its content includes interactive animations, experiments and quizzes designed to add fun while learning MRI physics. For individuals, a modest annual subscription fee affords full access to all materials. Mobile and iPad applications are available.
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Medscape Reference

Provider: WebMD LLC
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Descriptions: This is one component of the Medscape site, and the only section not requiring a (free) registration to view. Medscape Reference contains comprehensive information on drugs and herbals, drug interactions, diseases and conditions, medical procedures and anatomy. It contains practice guidelines and a physician finder tool (Health Directory.) It also offers dozens of calculators pertaining to tests, diagnostic criteria and more, arranged by medical specialty. The clinical information here is contributed by top physicians and pharmacists from leading academic medical centers in the United States and worldwide. Baylor College of Medicine is an academic partner of Medscape, along with several other distinguished medical schools and institutions. With free registration completed, all Medscape sections can be used, and with all major mobile devices. Registration also affords access to an extensive CME section.  
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OMIM – Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man

Provider: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Descriptions: OMIM is a comprehensive, authoritative compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes that is freely available and updated daily. The full-text, referenced overviews in OMIM contain information on all known mendelian disorders and over 12,000 genes. OMIM focuses on the relationship between phenotype and genotype. It is updated daily, and the entries contain copious links to other genetics resources. Registration required for ftp downloading on the part of nonprofit entities; commercial use/use by a commercial entity requires a license.
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SpringerProtocols

Provider: Springer Science & Business Media LLC
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Descriptions: SpringerProtocols is said to be the most comprehensive and trustworthy online database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the biomedical and life sciences. From the book series Methods in Molecular Biology and numerous other sources, this collection offers researchers access to decades of step-by-step protocols for use in the lab. With an emphasis on clarity, each protocol is organized in an easily-reproduced, recipe style. All protocols have been written by experts in the field, and are reviewed first by editors distinguished in the relevant specific subject areas, and then by Springer's own editorial staff. Contains some open-access protocols. Mobile version of website available.
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Texas Medical Association / Texas Medicine Magazine

Provider: Texas Medical Association
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Descriptions: The Texas Medical Association provides publications here (including its membership journal, Texas Medicine) and presents timely information on public health, medico-legal issues, medical economics, science, medical education, and legislative affairs affecting Texas physicians and their patients. CME activity is also available at this site.
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