Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
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Showing 1 to 14 of 14 items tagged as anatomy
Provider: Biodigital, Inc.
Contents: animation, glossary, images, mobile access, patient education, teaching aids, tutorials
Access Level: Free, Partially Open
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.
Keywords: anatomy, human anatomy
Provider: Scott Sheffield
Descriptions: The intended purpose of this site is to provide "a fully animated and interactive eBook about human anatomy and physiology," appropriate for students as well as lecturers. The site's developer has more than 20 years experience teaching the material at the university level. GetBodySmart is designed "help explain the body's complex physiological interactions and illustrate its important anatomical landmarks." Diagrams and drawings, as well as free quizzes and tutorials are included. General subject divisions include: skeletal system, muscle tissue physiology, muscular system, nervous system, circulatory system, respiratory system, urinary system, and histology.
Keywords: anatomy, education, figures, physiology, student, tutorial
Provider: Dolan DNA Learning Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Descriptions: Genes to Cognition (G2C) Online examines thinking and disorders of thinking across six levels of analysis: Genes ~ Biochemicals ~ Cells ~ Brain ~ Cognition (Behavior) ~ Environment. This interactive resource focuses on cognitive disorders, cognitive processes, and research approaches. A dynamic map of a network of connected topics facilitates exploration of a library of more than 750 unique items. A linear Selected Items menu above each map can be used to tour selected content. Links to other sites, to video short lectures and to news items are included. This site also has a blog. Note: Adobe FlashPlayer required for full use.
Keywords: anatomy, animation, biomedical ethics, blog, brain mapping, genetics, images, links, neurology, neuroscience, news, physiology, video
Provider: Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Descriptions: uScience is a repository of classroom-tested and peer-reviewed instructional resources for undergraduate-level science courses, to be focused primarily on human health issues. The uScience site is an expansion of MedEdPORTAL that facilitates faculty experimentation with new instructional strategies. Each resource found in the uScience collection is a complete learning unit, including activities, presentation, data, resources, instructor guide and with some, assessment. Each resource is peer-reviewed for content and instructional effectiveness. The first resources made available include units in cellular and molecular biology, anatomy and physiology, evolutionary biology, chemistry and physics.
Keywords: anatomy, biology, chemistry, education, faculty, images, medicine, open access, physics, physiology, science, student, video
Provider: Harvard Medical School
Contents: animation, brief records, case reports, general reference, images, maps, tutorials, video
Access Level: Free, Open Access
Descriptions: This atlas is a neuroimaging educational tool, showing trans-axial, saggital and coronal views of the brain in cross-sectional MRI, CT and nuclear imaging techniques, with side-by-side navigation. Image series are provided for the normal brain and for its disease states: cardiovascular, neoplastic, degenerative and inflammatory/infectious. In disease states, clicking a link reading "clinical" will bring the user to a page of text explaining the case being viewed. The "Top 100 Brain Structures" feature is a study tool allowing the user to view structures individually, or to view a group of brain structures marked with pointers, labelled or unlabelled. The site is co-sponsored by the Departments of Radiology and Neurology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, its Countway Library of Medicine and the American Academy of Neurology.
Keywords: anatomy, brain, brain mapping, neurology
Provider: Ask a Forensic Artist
Descriptions: This interesting website and blog provide the potential forensic artist with career information and advice, links to other related sites, artist interviews, FAQ's and more.
Keywords: anatomy, anthropology, art, blog, bone, forensics, images, jobs, psychology, skeletal, workforce
Provider: National Institutes of Health/National Library of Medicine
Contents: Dictionary, full text, images, index, mobile access, patient education, video
Access Level: Free, Open Access
Descriptions: MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's website for the layman, offering free and authoritative current health and medical information. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it provides information about diseases, conditions and wellness issues in everyday language. Use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on drugs (by generic or brand name) and supplements, learn the meanings of medical terms, or view medical videos and illustrations. Includes links to the latest medical research on numerous topics and information on clinical trials, and interactive tutorials on diseases, diagnostic tests, preventive medicine and surgeries. Also available here are anatomy videos in English and Spanish, from the A.D.A.M. medical encyclopedia and other sources. QuickTime player is required for some videos. Mobile Access: All MedlinePlus content is now available in both English and Spanish versions, at http://m.medlineplus.gov and http://m.medlineplus.gov/espanol .
Keywords: anatomy, consumer health, dietary supplements, diseases, drugs, herbs, non-prescription drugs
Contents: animation, case reports, images, partial full text
Access Level: Free, Partially Open
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.
Keywords: anatomy, bone, education, interactive, medical imaging, MRI, partial open access, physiology, radiology, skeletal anatomy
Provider: Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse
Descriptions: Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse (NITRC) is sponsored by the NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research. It offers the neuroscience community free databases and applications for imaging, a forum and a news feed. Researchers can look for applications based on their attributes and popularity, and can also compare similar utilities, check on software development stages, and submit their own databases and applications for sharing. Many links to related resources are also provided here.
Keywords: anatomy, biomedical research, brain, brain mapping, data, data analysis, informatics, medical imaging, networking, neuroimaging, neuroscience, news, NIH, ontology, open access, open source, research, software, U.S. Government, Web tools
Provider: Dept. of Neurobiology and Anatomy, UT Medical School, Houston
This online, interactive courseware for the study of neuroscience is provided by the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. The project is being developed under the direction of the Department Chair and Editor, John H. Byrne.
A companion resource to this textbook, Neuroanatomy Online, has been created in collaboration with Medical Neuroscience course director, Nachum Dafny, and is easily accessible from the text.
Keywords: anatomy, animation, brain, byrne, collaborative, courseware, curriculum, education, free, images, neuro-anatomy, neurology, neuroscience, open access, student, textbooks
Descriptions: This collection of images by Frank Netter, M.D. and other excellent medical illustrators is the online version of the CIBA collection. Some collections can be browsed here, along with two texts: Netter's Concise Atlas of Orthopaedic Anatomy and Netter's Head and Neck Anatomy for Dentistry. Note: Although many of these illustrations can be viewed free of charge, downloading them- for use in presentations or for publication, for instance- can only be done at a substantial cost.
Keywords: anatomy, dentistry, images, skeletal
Provider: Merck & Co., Inc.
Descriptions: This manual is an invaluable resource for the layman, explaining medical conditions from every aspect, with introductions giving background information on the body systems and organs, and providing supporting anatomical and 3-D illustrations. Of particular value is the Drugs section, with information on pharmacokinetics, drug interaction and adverse reactions, herbal supplements and over-the-counter drugs. The Special Subjects area contains sections on medical decision-making, limb prosthetics, travel medicine, women's health, alternative and complementary medicines, and more.
Keywords: anatomy, consumer health, drugs, full text, medicine, women
Descriptions: This is a free searchable database of medical abbreviations and acronyms on a site that also includes a medical dictionary and other resources.
Keywords: anatomy, dictionary, education, glossary of terms, medicine, mobile access, nursing, open access, PDA access, pharmacy, student
Provider: Allen Institute for Brain Science
Contents: charts/graphs, datasets, images, tutorials
Access Level: Free, Open Access
Descriptions: "A growing collection of online public resources integrating extensive gene expression and neuroanatomical data, complete with a novel suite of search and viewing tools." Images and gene expression data are available for the mouse brain and spinal cord, and human and non-human primate brains. Excellent video tutorials provide training in the use of the atlases and the Brain Explorer 2 software.
Keywords: anatomy, brain neoplasms, cell signaling, folding, gene expression, human, medical imaging, microarray, mouse, neuro-anatomy, primate, proteins