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Nursing: Background


Anatomy Atlases

A digital library of anatomy resources curated by Dr. Ronald Bergman, retired medical school professor. Includes links to cross-sections, bone videos, pediatric anatomy/physiology and a variety of other digital anatomy resources.  

This three-dimensional interactive anatomy resource includes over 6500 models of human anatomy.  The 3D images can be peeled away in layers and anatomical models can be rotated 360 degrees to demonstrate the interaction of nerves, muscles, ligaments, and bones.  

Math for Nursing


Background Information: databases

These databases are especially useful in the Nursing field to help you find background information for on health topics.

Medical Dictionaries



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.


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