Scroll down past the ads results [Ad] at the top of results. These two search engines are used together to verify on academic sites what you are finding to show to medical professionals you are working with. Use “quotes” around words to force those words to appear in all your results.
The list of sites below appear in the order of search results. To get to the results of later sites click on search page numbers past the first ones. To find terms on a specific web page use the ^F find function in your browser with the terms you are looking for.
When looking up drugs, stick with drugs.com and medline. They provide similar info and drugs.com will verify your pill markings. Medline may present in a more user friendly format. Use fda.gov to check for drug recalls.
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Find words within a Web address. …
Use basic math to narrow down your search results. …
Limit your searches to a specific high level domain. …
Use more than one search engine. …
Find a word on a Web page. …
Widen the net with a wildcard search.
Healthcare Sites Searched
>WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information. You can trust that our content is timely and credible.
>Medscape . Medscape is the leading online global destination for physicians and healthcare professionals worldwide, offering the latest medical news and expert perspectives; essential point-of-care drug and disease information; and relevant professional education and CME. Medscape, LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
>Medscape Awards, What Clinicians Say and a Look at Us
>Drugs.com Drugs.com is the largest, most widely visited, independent medicine information website available on the Internet. Our aim is to be the Internet’s most trusted resource for drug and related health information. We will achieve this aim by presenting independent, objective, comprehensive and up-to-date information in a clear and concise format for both consumers and healthcare professionals.
>Healthfinder.gov Welcome to healthfinder.gov, a government website where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy with health and healthcare information and services near you.
>Cancer.org At the American Cancer Society, we’re on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we’ll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better.
>AARP.org Input from AARP’s diverse membership shapes everything we do as an organization. Feedback comes from surveys, public opinion polls, phone calls, emails, social media, face-to-face conversations with volunteer leaders and staff, letters to the editors of our publications and more. Members’ views shape our decisions about everything from advocacy positions to volunteer opportunities to new online health tools.
>Caregiver.org The mission of Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is to improve the quality of life for family caregivers and the people who receive their care. For over 40 years, FCA has provided services to family caregivers of adults with physical and cognitive impairments, such as Parkinson’s, stroke, Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. Our services include assessment, care planning, direct care skills, wellness programs, respite services, and legal/financial consultation vouchers. Ongoing support is available with FCA, also now on a digital service platform. FCA is a longtime advocate for caregivers in the areas of policy, health and social system development, research, and public awareness, on the state, national and international levels.
The services, education programs, and resources from FCA are designed with caregivers’ needs in mind and offer support, tailored information, and tools to manage the complex demands of caregiving.
>Medicare.gov A federal government website managed and paid for by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
>www.niddk.nih.gov/ NIDDK research creates knowledge about and treatments for diseases that are among the most chronic, costly, and consequential for patients, their families, and the Nation.
>Search AHRQ The Effective Health Care (EHC) Program improves the quality of health care by providing the best available evidence on the outcomes, benefits and harms, and appropriateness of drugs, devices, and health care services and by helping health care professionals, patients, policymakers, and health care systems make informed health care decisions. The EHC Program achieves this goal by partnering with research centers, academic institutions, health professional societies, consumer organizations, and other stakeholders to conduct research, evidence synthesis, evidence translation, dissemination, and implementation of research findings.
Medical Engines Searched
>PubMed Central is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), developed and managed by NIH’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
>Europe PMC Europe PMC is an open science platform that enables access to a worldwide collection of life science publications and preprints from trusted sources around the globe. Europe PMC is developed by EMBL-EBI. It is a partner of PubMed Central and a repository of choice for many international science funders. Free, transparent, and community-driven, Europe PMC is your gateway to life science research.
>Search Clinical Research Studies – Clinical Trials, Clinical Studies, Medical Research, Clinical Trial, Clinical Study, Clinical Research, Protocols at the NIH Clinical Center, Research Studies, Research, Study, Trial, Protocol, NIH, National Institutes of Health
>www.cdc.gov CDC is the Nation’s leading science-based, data-driven, service organization that protects the public’s health. For more than 70 years, we’ve put science into action to help children stay healthy so they can grow and learn, to help families, businesses and communities fight disease and stay strong, and to protect the public’s health.
>FDA.gov The Food and Drug Administration is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by ensuring the safety of our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.
>Medline Plus MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Our mission is to present high-quality, relevant health and wellness information that is trusted, easy to understand, and free of advertising.