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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.
Anatomy.tv This link opens in a new window
This three-dimensional interactive anatomy resource includes over 6500 models of human anatomy. These models focus on individual organs, regions of the body, or anatomical systems. 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. Images and clips can be used in online courses. Click on clinical specialties for access to Dentistry and Dental Hygiene modules. Check out self-assessment tools including the new Perceptual Adaptive Learning Models (PALMs).
VCC Library ebooks on Anatomy and Physiology
Top 4 Resources
CINAHL Complete This link opens in a new window
Access to articles nursing and related allied health fields.
Medline Plus This link opens in a new window
Excellent information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine the latest health news, a medical encyclopedia and interactive patient tutorials.
Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy This link opens in a new window
A comprehensive guide to disorders and diseases with information on causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and drugs
Nursing & Allied Health Database This link opens in a new window
Articles in nursing and allied health fields including evidence-based resources and streaming videos.
** Access Expires Oct 1, 2023
Free online information for physical therapy and other rehabilitation professionals.
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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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.
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