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Merck Manual Consumer Version
Website includes a listing of medical terms that you can click on to hear the proper pronunciation.
It is also a searchable website providing information on medical topics and consumer news on health issues and concerns as well as drug information.
Top 6 Resources
Previously e-CPS and e-Therapeutics. Comprehensive drug information resource from the Canadian Pharmacists Association. Includes the Online edition of the Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Services (CPS), as well as information on drug interactions, therapeutics and patients.
Excellent information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine the latest health news, a medical encyclopedia and interactive patient tutorials.
Nursing & Allied Health Database
Articles in nursing and allied health fields including evidence-based resources and streaming videos
AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Get up-to-date, concise and clinically-relevant information for all U.S. prescription drugs and nutritional supplements.
C & W Online Formulary
BC Children's and Women's Hospital resource for neonatal and pediatric drug information.
Health Canada Drug Products Database (DPD)
The website of the federal government agency responsible for the regulation of pharmaceutical drugs and other therapeutic products available to Canadians. All of Health Canada’s warnings and advisories, warnings and recalls are available here.
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