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- Abdominal Trauma: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dilemma
An introduction, diagnosis and treatment of abdominal trauma in dogs and cats by Dr. Wayne Wingfield from Colorado State University.
- American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM)
- Bristol BioMed Learning and Teaching resources (BB-LT)
BB-LT was created to help teachers and practitioners from the biomedical community make the best use of images in learning and teaching through real-life, practical, examples. Provided by the University of Bristol.
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Dogs
A cluster of canine Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) was diagnosed according to current criteria accepted in human medicine. This in-depth article discusses the possible relationship of coagulase-negative staphylococci in the etiology of CFS, as well as clinical signs and treatment of dogs with thiacetarsamide sodium.
- Colorado State University's Small Animal Vaccination Protocol
Their adoption of this routine vaccination program is based on the lack of scientific evidence to support the current practice of annual vaccination and increasing documentation showing that overvaccinating has been associated with harmful side effects.
- Common Poultry Diseases
Commonly encountered poultry diseases. Information provided by Cooperative Extension Department, Mississippi State University.
- Doctor Fungus
On-line reference to all things mycological: people, animals, plants and more.
- Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Medicine Sources For Veterinarians
This list provides useful epidemiology, evidence-based medicine, and biostatistics resources on the Web. Topics include history of epidemiological research, how to read a paper, and interpretation of various statistical tests.
- Exploring Global Issues in Veterinary Medicine
Students from the University of Georgia and Texas A & M University visited Brazil where, together with Brazilian students, they investigated brucellosis, clostridial diseases, leishmaniasis, and salmonella DT104. They prepared this informational website through funding from the U.S. Department of Defense National Security and Education Program.
- Feline Cholangiohepatitis
This Site covers the pathogenesis, forms, signs, etc. of feline cholangiohepatitis.
- Fluid Therapy
From Washington State CVM, these class notes provide a wealth of information on fluid therapy. Topics include physiology of fluid shifts, types of fluids, hydration status assessment, types of dehydration, fluid therapy in various disease states, fluid calculators, etc.
- GI Research Projects
The GI Lab at Texas A&M University conducts numerous original research projects aimed at improving the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal diseases in dogs and cats. Examples: detection of IgA deficiency in German Shepherds, fecal alpha 1-Proteinase inhibitor in cats, and dietary therapy for chronic diarrhea.
- National Cancer Institute Dictionary
Dictionary of cancer and cancer related terminology provided by the National Cancer Institute.
- The Big Picture Book Of Viruses
A catalog of virus pictures and an educational resource of information about viruses. Find a specific virus by name, structure, host or disease.
- AIDS Pathology (Human)
A textbook of AIDS pathology (in pdf format) is available. The site contains a detail presentation of the pathology of HIV and AIDS. Prepared by The Internet Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education at Florida State University College of Medicine.
- Annals Of Internal Medicine (Human)
Journal of the American College Of Physicians. Some of the website is subscriber based, but the searchable database has many abstracts and full text articles from previous issues, as well as updates that are relevant to both veterinary and human medicine.
- Common Cold
This site provides a comprehensive, updated and referenced source of information on the common cold.
- Crohn's Disease Information
The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's mission is to cure and prevent Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis through research, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these digestive diseases through education and support.
- DAVE Project
The DAVE Project, an acronym for the Digital Atlas of Video Education, is a collection of teaching tools. The project consists of a gastrointestinal endoscopy video atlas and medical lectures and presentations.
- Discovery Health
- Disease Surveillance On-Line (Human diseases from Canada)
- Doctor's Guide
A comprehensive database of content-rich medical sites on the web.
- Human First-Aid and Self-Care Guide
MayoClinic.com's guide to First-Aid and Self-Care offers practical and easy-to-use information on everything from how to treat a sunburn or recognize the signs of a heart attack to ways to avoid back injuries or deal with a range of aches and pains.
- Information about Rare Diseases (Human)
Includes links to definitions, causes, treatments, publications and organizations all related to rare or unusual human diseases. Website is maintained by the Office of Rare Diseases, National Institutes of Health.
- National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
Data Mining Tools
- The Atlas of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Shows 530 endoscopic images of various human GI problems.
- The Effect Of Lifestyle Changes In The Health Of Middle-Aged Adults
Chronic diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, stroke, and diabetes are responsible for most deaths in the United States. Lifestyle factors such as poor nutrition, sedentary living, and tobacco use appear to play a prominent role in the development of many chronic diseases. This study determined the behavioral and clinical impact of a therapeutic lifestyle-modification intervention on a group of community volunteers.
- The Internet Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education (Human)
Mini-tutorials by specific subject areas. This web resource includes text, tutorials, laboratory exercises, and examination items for self-assessment that demonstrate gross and microscopic pathologic findings associated with human disease conditions. Presented by Florida State University College of Medicine.
- The Virtual Children's Hospital
Provides pediatric specific health information.
- Virtual Hospital (Human)
Library of human health information. The University of Iowa has provided this website as a resource for both patient and provider health topic information.
This website was originally started with content from the Textbook of Primary Care Medicine (3rd Edition) by John Noble. WiserWiki can be read by anyone who has internet access, however WiserWiki can be edited only by board certified doctors to ensure that the information is as trustworthy and reliable as possible. WiserWiki is currently in beta version.
- Animal Cancer Center
This website is intended to be a resource for those seeking information about cancer and the treatments available - human and animal. Information presented by the Robert H. and Mary G. Flint Animal Cancer Center at Colorado State University's James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
- Gastrointestinal Parasites of Cats
Fact sheet prepared by the Cornell Feline Health Center, Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, New York.
A Friendly Reminder: You are ultimately responsible for the care of your patients. Recommendations and discussions of cases should be considered as recommendations by colleagues for you to consider in your case management decisions. Dosages should be confirmed prior to dispensing medications.