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Human A&P Biol 2401 Assignment Guide Spring 2003

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Beers, Mark H. and Robert Berkow, Ed. Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. 17th ed. Whitehouse Station: NJ, Merck Research, 1999. In just a few pages, you will find an excellent summary of most diseases from causes to cures. Also available online: http://www.merck.com

Fauci, Anthony S. et al.Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 14th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1998. This is a medical school text and covers most diseases in depth. It has charts, pictures, and data.

Lederberg, Joshua, Ed. Encyclopedia of Microbiology. 2nd ed. San Diego: Academic P, 2000. For diseases caused by bacteria or viruses, this is an excellent starting point.

NetLibrary (library bar code for login) Type the disease you are studying in the subject box.

Medline EBooks Now the National Institutes of Health provides some full-text ebooks for free.

Under articles below, Health Reference Center includes some reference books online such as the Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine.

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Health Reference Center  Fitness, medicine, nutrition, diseases, nursing, public health, occupational health & safety. Articles and reference books. On campus access.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Nursing, Lay Patient Pharmacopoeia, medical dictionary. On campus access.

Medline Abstracts of articles. Medical research; National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE database.

ProQuest Articles from journals, magazines, newspapers; many scholarly journals. On campus access.

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http://infodome.sdsu.edu/research/guides/science/microbiologyblr.shtml This website from the San Diego State University was recommended by Dr. Joshua Lederberg, editor of the Encyclopedia of Microbiology. It includes an annotated list of valuable websites at the bottom of the page.

http://www.mic.ki.se/Diseases/index.html This academic site has excellent links to websites for further information

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ Medline Plus is a consumer oriented website put out by the U. S. government with links to well evaluated websites and professional associations.

http://www.cdc.gov/ The Centers for Disease Control, U. S. Dept. of Health and Human Services is another excellent place to find disease information, its prevention and control.


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