"Clinical practice guidelines for Occupational Therapists. These quick-reference guideline summaries are created to support Occupational Therapists in making evidence-based decisions for the diagnosis, treatment and management of various medical conditions."
"OTPlan matches the skills you want to promote, with the materials you have, to a detailed activity that will help you strengthen and promote certain skills. Each activity details the purpose, materials needed, process, and how-to images."
In-depth, credible and timely material on medical and psychological conditions. Click on the 'Health A - Z' tab to get a list of topics. Once you've selected a topic, general subject matter is displayed in the center. The left side of the screen has links to specific content including a bibliography of resources.
Healthline's medical expertise is derived from a consumer healthcare taxonomy developed in conjunction with physicians and maintained by a team of medical informatics specialists. The taxonomy consists of a terminology database of over one million medical terms and synonyms, as well as 400,000 medical concepts.
My favorite feature is BodyMaps - an interactive visual search tool that allows users to explore the human body in 3-D.
Click on the "Health A to Z" tab in the center of the screen and get access to over 1,600 topics. Each topic offers a brief description and links to recommended sites selected for their reliability and currency.
This site is sponsored by the U.S. government and coordinated by the Office of Disease Prevention and the National Health Information Center.
Users outside UK and Wales have access to 20 of the health guides provided by England's Department of Health (NHS). Though limited, the flowcharts you can access are useful to understand the progress from diagnosis to treatment of a medical condition.
The NHS states that the flowcharts show best practices and offer "the best way to treat a condition."
"OmniMedicalSearch.com was created to bring the best sources of medical information together on one comprehensive search platform to help make user research more thorough, practical and convenient," Founder Jason L Morrow said. "When it comes to health and medical information, the integrity of the search results is a priority."
This is a meta-search engine that links to many other resources.