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Basic Sciences Links (ED 11)

Please find links below to resources freely available on the Internet related to basic sciences topics covered in the UME curriculum.

 

Anatomy

 

Virtual Textbook of Interactive Histology Online histology from UofC
The Visible Human Project Complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies.
Anatomy Lectures - UC Berkeley Anatomy lectures recorded & posted on the web
Skin Lesions Intro Tutorials to Skin Lesions
Dermatology Image Atlas Online dermatology resource of 9517 images & 413 contributors
Dermatology Flash Cards Dermatology pictures with answers
The Visual Embryo Depicts weekly growth stages for human embryo & fetus
Atlas of Histology Provides links to pictures & content regarding histology.
Atlas of Human Anatomy Provides links to pictures & content regarding anatomy
Atlas of Human Anatomy in Cross Section Provides links to pictures & content of cross-sections of anatomy
Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy Provides links to pictures & content of microscopic anatomy
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation Provides links to pictures & content regarding anatomical and physiological diversity and variation
Wheeless Online Encyclopedia of Orthopedics Online resource for orthopedics
Raediopedia.org Online resource for Radiology
Radiology Wiki Radiology wiki created by the radiology community. Refers to American Radiology standards & competencies.

 

 

Biochemistry

 

The Medical Biochemistry Page Biochemistry topics in text & graphics. Reviewed by MedEdPortal.
Medical Biochemistry Subject List From Indiana State. Reviewed by MedEdPortal.
Molecular Cell Biology Online textbook searchable & readable via NCBI Bookshelf
The Biology Project: Biochemistry Basic biochemistry; visualization of molecules. From Arizona State.
Biochemistry Online version of the standard undegraduate textbook, Biochemistry.
NetBiochem Topics Online text, summary tables, animations and graphics of basic biochemistry.
Family Practice Notebook An ongoing compendium of the diagnosis and management of common medical problems seen in Family Practice. Has links to patient education handouts.

 

 

Genetics

 

Gene Tests GeneTests promotes the appropriate use of genetic services in patient care and personal decision making by providing current, authoritative information on genetic testing and its use in diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling. Includes illustrated glossary and dictionary of terms associated with genetics & genetic testing.
Merck Online Medical Library Covers general principles of medical genetics. Includes: general introduction, gene therapy, genetic screening; mitochondrial DNA abnormalities; multifactorial inheritance; nontraditional inheritance; single-gene defects. From Merck.
NIH Genome National Human Genome Research Institute
Home Genome Reference From NIH in the US; Information on genetic conditions, genes, chromosomes; has a handbook, glossary & tools.
Human Molecular Genetics Online book on genetics textbook available via NCBI.
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man Textual catalog of human genes and genetic disorders with references.

 

 

Mircobiology & Immunology

 

American Society of Hematology From Health Sci Library; Provides images & descriptions of hematology - normal and abnormal
Microbiology & Immunology Online From U of South Carolina; includes content on immunology, bacteriology, virology, parasitology, mycology
Big Picture Book of Virology Images - computer and electron microscope - of viruses.
All the Virology on the WWW Collects all the virology related Web sites on the web; includes access to notes, pictures, etc.

 

Pathology

 

Lab Tests Online A public resource for clinical lab testing from laboratory professionals
Bloodline Fully searchable directory with more than 800 hematological slides depicting various blood disorders and malignancies
Atlas of Dermatology From HSL; Provides links to pictures & content regarding dermatology.
Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias (IIPs) An international Consensus Statement defining the clinical manifestations, pathology, and radiologic features of patients with idiopathic interstitial pneumonias (IIPs).
Family Practice Notebook An ongoing compendium of the diagnosis and management of common medical problems seen in Family Practice. Has links to patient education handouts. (Example: Arterial Blood Gas)
American Society of Hematology From Health Sci Library; Provides images & descriptions of hematology - normal and abnormal
Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease Primary textbook for medical students to use at the UofC. Note: This textbook requires UofC Library authentication if you are accessing this link off UofC site.

 

 

Physiology

 

Human Physiology Online Physiology Textbook from Prentice-Hall
Acid-base physiology Text content & 6 cases on blood gases from U of Iowa
ECG Library Online resource of ECG images & interpretation
Skill Stat ECG learning tools, including ECG simulator, heart anatomy, cardiac trivia, and dictionary. Viewed best in IE; Mozilla not recommended.
The Gross Physiology of the Cardiovascular System Aims to provide an understanding of the gross mechanical function of the cardiovascular system as a whole through several chapters which include notes, graphics and movies.

 

 

Pharmacology and Therapeutics

 

Health Canada Legislation Main page for legislation & guidelines for drugs and health products. From Health Canada
Canadian Food & Drug Act Consolidation of the Food and Drugs Act and the Food and Drug Regulations
MedEffect Adverse Reaction Main page for adverse reactions - monitoring, reporting, updates.
Drug Therapy Drug therapy page from Medline
Cardiovascular & Autonomic Pharmacology Series of modules made for medical students to master the basic concepts of the autonomic nervous system and some of its effects on the cardiovascular system
A first course in pharmacokinetics and biopharmaceutics Online textbook
Interactive Pharmacology From New Zealand
Pharmacogenomics The human genome project's page on pharmacogenomics
Gene Therapy The human genome project's page on gene therapy
Merck Manual Online clinical pharmacology text from Merck
Medicins Sans Frontiers/Doctors without Borders Essential Pharmaceutical Guides PDFs of the essential pharmaceutical guides

 

 

Preventive Medicine

 

Healthy Living Health Canada website for Healthy Living. Sections on: alcohol, drug prevention, healthy babies, healthy eating, healthy pregnancy, oral health, mental health, physical activity, tobacco, seniors health, sexual health & promotion, violence & abuse, travel health, women's health.
Smoking Cessation Best practices from Health Canada for smoking cessation interventions
Healthy Living by CDC Centre for Disease Control site on Staying Healthy
American College of Preventative Medicine Home page of the ACPM
American Institute of Preventative Medicine Home page of the AIPM

 

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