Resource Collection Part 1

Resource Collection Part 1

ResourceCollection Part 1

ResourceCollection Part 1

Theinternet has become quite useful in all fields of life. TheHealthcare system has not been left behind in the use of the internetin research and marketing of medical services and products. It would,therefore, be vital for the current generation of medicalpractitioners to have knowledge about the internet and the resourcesavailable for use in the medical profession(Ajuwon, 2015).The focus in this project would be use of the internet in looking upmedications, looking up medical terminologies and looking up medicallaboratories.

Thereare several websites that give information about the availablemedical laboratories in the different states of the United States ofAmerica. One of them iswww.dandb.com/bussinesssdirectory/medicallaboratories-8071.html.This website gives information on the various medical laboratoryservices providers in the different states of the US. There arecurrently 20,334 laboratory services providers available in thedirectory present in the website. There are also options of narrowingdown your searches to specific states, laboratory types likepathology Laboratories, Urinalysis Laboratories and others. Thewebsite also has a phone number to enable communication inquiriesabout the different laboratories listed.

Theinternet also hosts different sites for medication. One of them iswww.rxlist.com. This website hosts a list of drugs arranged in alphabetical order.It also gives details about the use of the drugs, symptoms ofdiseases for the drug use, side effects of using the drug, dosage,drug interactions, clinical pharmacology and other relevantinformation that a medical practitioner may need.

Thereare also websites that define the different medical terminologies.www.fda.gov/Drugs/informationOnDrugs/ucm079436.htmlis one of the websites. It is a website owned by The US Food and DrugAdministration and it is reliable because information on the site isofficial from the federal agency. Medical terms in the site arearranged in alphabetical order.

Reference

Ajuwon,G. A. (2015). Internet Accessibility and Use of Online HealthInformation Resources by Doctors in Training Healthcare Institutionsin Nigeria.