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Links to useful sites:
Scottish IntercollegiateGuidelines Network
NHS Direct Online
Online medical databases
BNF the British National Formularyis now available on-line
The electronic medicines compendium ¬†¬†the eMC provides information about most prescribed medicines availablein
the UK.The information is supplied by the researchers and developersof these medicines and is approved by the Department of Health in associationwith the ABPI.
Travax excellent Scottish-basedworldwide travel medicine information database, including travel vaccinationand malaria prophylaxis advice.
Scottish Poisons InformationBureau - search the poisons info database on line (need to registerfor access)
UK National Poisons InformationService TOXBASE database
Scottish Health Education Board (HEBS) ¬†Easy accessibility to a wide selection of health information in Scotland
Virtual Textbooks and other online resources
US National Library of Medicine
Emergency MedicalTextbook - comprehensive, authoritative US emergency medical text
Wheeless Textbook of Orthopeadics
WrightsAnaesthesia and critical care resources
Medweb computer aidedassessment
MedConnectInteractive Educational Programs
MDChoice.com - educationalresources including EKG of the week and Photo of the week
WWW Virtual Library:Biosciences: Medicine
NxMed.com - Next Generation MedicalEducation
CPR andEmergency Care
PEOPLE - Traffic Safetyand Occupant Protection
Harvard Medical School - Departmentof Continuing Education fancy a week in Boston for high quality refreshercourse in primary care, emergency care or internal medicine?¬† Thencheck this site.
Advanced Life Support Group ¬†¬†- based in Manchester are one of the largest providers of ALS courses inthe UK.
Resuscitation Council (UK) -on line resource, including up to date guidelines in Acrobat format
Paediatric Resuscitationweb site
Usingthe LMA - teaching resource for laryngeal masks
Association home pagesNorth of Scotland Support Group (NOSSG)
National Association of Non Principals
The Royal Collegeof General Practitioners including links to the Joint Committee PostgraduateTraining General Practice
BASICS, The British Associationfor Immediate Care
RCSED - Faculty of Pre HospitalCare
St John's Ambulance Service homepage
The Joint Royal Colleges AmbulanceLiaison Committee (JRCALC) website.
National Association of GP co-ops
The National Sports Medicine Institute(NSMI) is a registered medical
charity that runs postgraduate education programmes in sport and exercisemedicine
Medical suppliesSP Services - On-Line Shopfor medical and ambulance supplies.¬† The owner, Stephen Brae is anactive BASICS doctor, and although SPs prices are not always the lowestyou can find the enormous range of equipment available is their strongpoint.
Thomas Biomedical -Emergency Medical, First Aid Supplies.¬† Makers of the famous Parabagsand Donway traction splints
Premier Hazard - the UK'sbiggest supplier of lightbars, sirens etc..
Physio-Control Corporation - defibrillator manufacturer
CardioServ Defibrillator and Cardiac Care Systems
Marquette - A GE Medical Systems Company.¬†Defibrillator manufacturer
Ordnance Survey- Britain's national mapping agency
Welcome to ITN Online
UK Met Office Weather
BBC Online -Weather Centre
Yellow Pages (UK and US)
GOVBOT - US Government searchengine
Scotland:Gateway to Scotland
Her Majesty's Stationery Office