Friday, October 3, 2014 11:30 am– 1:00 pm
Lobby of the TMC Library – 1133 John Freeman Blvd.
Provider: Ole Daniel Enersen
Descriptions: Whonamedit.com is quick-reference dictionary of medical eponyms. It offers short definitions of the diseases, disorders, syndromes, medical procedures etc. to which these persons' names have been lent, and varying degrees of biographical information. Search by surname, condition or country, or search by category of disorder.
Keywords: biography, history of medicine, medical history, syndrome
Provider: The R.A.R.E. Project
Descriptions: This website brings together a variety of advocacy, networking, research and educational resources to help parents of children with rare diseases.
Keywords: blog, child, consumer health, disease, health services, links, networking, patient education, pediatrics, portal, syndrome
Provider: CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Descriptions: This sector of the CDC website on radiation emergencies is a prime resource on radiation disasters for public health professionals, emergency responders and individual healthcare practitioners. It presents patient and management information, guidelines and recommendations, and links to additional online training resources, including short videos. Some fact sheets contain general information suitable for the layman: being prepared, sheltering in place and other protective measures, facts about contamination levels and substances in food and water, the difference between contamination and exposure, and more.
Keywords: bone, clinical practice guidelines, consumer health, disaster, dosage, emergency medicine, emergency preparedness, environmental, federal agencies, patient education, physician, population, public health, radiation, skin, syndrome, toxins, tutorial