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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.
View body structures interactively via anatomical renderings, MRI slices, pathology slides, as well as Flash movies and animations. 3D perspectives* are also available (*Unity Web Player must be installed). Test yourself with interactive quizzes on both regional and functional anatomy.
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
Access to articles nursing and related allied health fields.
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
A comprehensive guide to disorders and diseases with information on causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and drugs
Nursing & Allied Health Database
Articles in nursing and allied health fields including evidence-based resources and streaming videos
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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