Medical Assisting: Diagnosis & Diseases
Diseases & Diagnosis
Medline PLUS Health Topics
Symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention for over 800 diseases, illnesses and health conditions. Check out "Videos & Cool Tools" for animated videos showing the anatomy of body parts and organ systems and how diseases and conditions affect them.
Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
Current medical information for allied health professionals. The Merck Manual's 17th edition is available free online. Search by keyword or browse the table of contents.
Merck Manual of Geriatrics
Available free online.
Merck Manual of Health & Aging
Available free online
Print edition of Merck Manual available at all PCC campus libraries - Call number Reference 615.02 M47 2006
Websites with Info on Multiple Diseases
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) - The Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare Information.
Grants and Funding - Information and applications for the Department of Health & Human Services.
The NHLBI Healthy People 2010 Gateway - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) information and resources in four key areas related Healthy People 2010.
The Office of Minority Health - Your first stop for minority health information.
SAMHSA - View all recent reports from the Office of Applied Studies (OAS).