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some good sites

Posted By: CeeCee on 2007-10-12
In Reply to: what is your favorite internet reference site? - wondering

Here are some I use for oncology

chemo acronyms - this same website has chemo drugs


cancer terms


types of lymphoma


FDA approved onco drugs with good links on page


cancer staging (TNM)


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For Medical Abbreviations:  Also has a medical dictionary, drug search and medical instrument search, but I just use it for the Abbreviations.  *MediLexicon*   http://www.medilexicon.com/

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New/unusual terms

 has been useful in finding OB phrases I’m not familiar with on my new job.


  for drugs


for drugs


  chemotherapy drugs

Medical tests, signs, and maneuvers:


The “everything” site:

   That goes for drugs or anything.  Customize to start looking in medical books firs and not in general dictionaries.


http://www.upinregistry.com (very comprehensive listing of doctors in all states with ability to put in specialty if it is known to narrow the search


now available on line.drugs, etc)


diseases and syndromes, etc)



  Online Medical Dictionary,

Wikipedia has images and diagrams from Gray’s Anatomy and links to related body parts.

Chemo acronyms – this same website has chemo drugs


types of lymphoma


Site for names of bacteria


Drug list


Acronym finder


Spellings for drugs


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Books list – any book an MT could ever need:


Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary ONLINE:


Online Medical


Over the counter drug list:


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Wound V.A.C.


Sleep Studies


To find doctors by state


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Sites to find docs


OP note samples

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Antibiotics site


Found this site with injectables etc.


Surgical Instruments


coag = coagulate
coags = coagulates (add s)
coagd = coagulated (add d)
coagg = coagulating (add g)
coagy = coagulopathy (add y)
coagj = coagulation (add j)
(use J for tion)

apx = approximate
apxd = approximated
apxg = approximating
apxs = approximates
apxj = approximation
apxy = approximately

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Also, enter words you frequently misspell:

berast = breast
teh = the

add mixed case words:
tricor = TriCor

add dosages:
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  • http://contemporaryobgyn.modernmedicine.com

  • http://www.mdlinx.com/obgynlinx


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  • http://www.emergencyonly.com

  • http://www.ersim.com/main.html (an ER game)

  • http://www.geocities.com/nyerrn/2index.htm

  • http://www.virtualnurse.com/er/er.html


  • http://www.telemedicine.org/stamford.htm

  • http://www.dermatlas.org

  • http://www.dermatology.org

  • http://dermnetnz.org

  • http://www.meddean.luc.edu/lumen/MedEd/medicine/dermatology/melton/atlas.htm


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Some are probably outdated ... I bookmarked this site a long time ago


http://www.magicyellow.com/  (this is free yellow pages)

Otherwise I posted some suggestions about how to break out on your own in another thread on the main board ... why don't you try to get your own clients instead of working for an MTSO. 

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