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Merck Manual Professional Version
Website includes a listing of medical abbreviations that you can look up and see the expanded form.
It is also a searchable website providing information on medical topics and health issues as well as drug information.
Help for Patients
bc211 (formerly Red Book online)
Lists agencies in the Lower Mainland that offer assistance with health issues, addiction, grief and many other situations.
Searchable by keyword but the Red Book personnel encourage call-ins to 604 875-6381 for the best help.
Top 5 Resources
Provides information on a number of health topics and health issues.
BC Ministry of Health
BC provincial website Information on all aspects of health care in BC, including surgical wait times.
The federal department responsible for helping the people of Canada maintain and improve their health.
Public Health Agency of Canada
Excellent site for information on disease prevention, and individual and community related information about promoting healthy lifestyles.
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