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MLT 220 - Clinical Microbiology I - Trotman: Finding Articles & Websites

Find Articles

Short Video: Differences Between Research and Popular Articles

Finding Websites

SUGGESTED WEBSITES

Lab Tests Online
Use the search box to locate information about diseases and lab tests.

Medline Plus
Updated daily, MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 1000 diseases and conditions. Find information about diseases, lab tests, images and video.

The Merck Manual - Professional Edition
Find information on medical topics, symptoms, tests and more. Written for the health professional.


SUGGESTIONS FOR SEARCHING THE WEB

Disease Information

  1. Use the "Advanced Google Search". This page allows you to search Google like a database.
  2. Limit web results to .org or .gov by using the "site:" search      (EX: lupus ana test site:.org)     This search will only yield web pages that end in .org. The web pages will all be about lupus and the ana test
  3. Try finding the Foundation or Association website by using keywords, such as association and lupus. The web address will probably end in org.