Quick reference guides to online medical research, medical terminology, and human body systems.
Evaluating Health Websites
Assess content sources for accuracy, authority, bias, currency, and comprehension.
Critically Assessing Medical Claims
Questions to ask about any medical claim. Assess clinical significance and relevance.
Using Online Health Information
Navigate online medical resources and responsibly interpret medical information.
Health Site Quality Seals
Information on site trust seals like HONcode, Information Standard, and URAC.
Levels of Evidence
Standard approach used to rank the relative strength of medical studies.
Quality Assessment Tools
Overview of structured frameworks and tools for evaluating medical content.
Types of Medical Research
Introduction to basic, clinical, and epidemiological aspects of primary research.
Introduction to Medical Terminology
Introduction to the structure and formation of medical terms and common definitions.
Dangerous Medical Abbreviations
Review of error-prone medical abbreviations that can lead to dangerous misunderstandings.
History of Medical Terminology
Fascinating review of the Greek and Latin origins of modern medical terminology.
Guide to the most common abbreviations that appear on medical prescriptions.
Human Body Systems
Introduction to the basic categorization of the human body's organ systems.
Introduction to the components of blood: erythrocytes, leukocytes, thrombocytes, and plasma.
Introduction to the classification of blood based on the presence or absence of erythrocyte antigens.
Fcilitates the exchange of gases between the body and the external environment.