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Respiratory Care Related Links

Respiratory Therapy Societies
AARC Chapters
Related Medical Societies and Organizations

American Association of Respiratory Care-AARC
Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists
National Board of Respiratory Care
American Lung Assn/American Thoracic Soc
Canadian Lung Association

American College of Chest Physicians…membership open now to RTs.
American Medical Association
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

American Sleep Disorders Association
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
American Subacute Care Assn
New York State Society for Respiratory Care
California Society for Respiratory Care

Minnesota Society for Respiratory Care
Florida Society for Respiratory Care
North Carolina Society for Respiratory Care
Respiratory Therapy Society of Ontario
American Heart Association

www.mesotheliomaweb.org

http://www.MesotheliomaGuide.com

http://sourcepages.foocus.com

Lung Cancer Resources from OncologySTAT

THE CEU GAME BEGINS HERE – ONLINE AND IN PERSON CEU OPS

Knowledgelinc Interactive Continuing Education

The Florida Assn of RC-Sunshine Seminar Not another too bad a place to rack up some CEUS while enjoying the weather.

Kansas University Medical Center Can’t get away? These guys have figured out a way to get what you need online while home or at work

Center for Health Education This page is about Acute Care CEUs (for nurses). Back-link to their other programs after checking out this one.

On-Line Publications/Respiratory Care and Related Subjects/Newsletters/ChatLines

Health Educator Publications Unusual Respiratory Care titles. Check it out.
HomeCare Magazine

On-Line Medical/Science/Biology/Natural History Books

Elsevier Science Book/Journal Catalog
MedGraphics
National Academy of Sciences-Press
F.A. Davis Publishing Co.
Mosby-Times Mirror
Lippincott-Raven
Williams and Wilkins

HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION, SECURITY, SAFETY AND HEALTH RESOURCES FROM NICHOLAS CARUSELLE. To nominate additional sites for this section please e-mail: ncaruselle@siuh.edu

N.Y. State Department of Education-Professional Licensure – background check info on all NYS licensed health care professionals.

SLEEP DISORDERS MEDICINE

Scottish National Sleep Centre
Sleep Medicine WebPage
QUIETSLEEP Website
The Sleep Well
Phantom Sleep Page

Respironics
Sensormedics
Astro-Med, Inc.…maker of Grass EEG and Polysomonography Equipment

YET…MORE SLEEP DISORDERS WEBSITE LINKS

This Week in NAPS Category Search
Welcome to NAPS: New Abstracts and Papers in …
Sleep Trainee Home Page
American Society of Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists
Sleepnet links… these should keep you awake all night
ON-LINE DISCUSSION FORUMS
DEALING WITH RESPIRATORY CARE

On-Line Medical/Med/Bio-Science Journals/Other Publications

Advance for Respiratory Care
Annals of Internal Medicine-The Annals and other ACP Journals can be surfed from here. Check out the new one: Evidence-Based Medicine for a number of articles of interest to RCPs.
New England Journal of Medicine
British Medical Journal
Nature
Journal National Cancer Institute
Journal of Neurobiology of Disease

RCP Personal WebPages and Favorite Links

Grafxsman HomePage Mechanical Ventilation-Monitoring Graphics

Breath Sounds on the World Wide Web – Audio Players Available

R.A.L.E. Respository of Lung Sounds Digitally recorded lung sounds from the University of Manitoba

General Respiratory-Related and Patient Focus/Med- Ed/Index Websites

CP Resource Center
Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Website
AsthmaNet
Occupational and Environmental Medicine – Of special interest are the pneumoconioses and other occupational and environmental problems which cause respiratory sequelae. Check it out!

Hospital/Medical Center and Respiratory Care Dept. Websites

Staten Island University Hospital
Mt Sinai Medical Center-Cleveland-Pulmonary Medicine Dept. Includes Links to Mt. Sinai’s World Class Quiz in Pulmonary Medicine.
London, Ontario-Health Sciences Centre
Beth Israel Hospital-NYC
CARITAS Respiratory Care Services
Columbia-HCA Healthcare
National Jewish Medical and Research Center
Pulmonology Department, University of Maastricht-Netherlands

Anesthesiology Websites

Australasian Anaesthesia Website
Gasnet

Critical Care and Emergency Medicine Websites

International Trauma Website
www.thoracic.org

Cardiology/Cardiovascular and Cardiopulmonary Resources

Computers in Cardiology
American College of Cardiology

Respiratory Care Equipment-Manufacturer/Dealer Websites
…and now a word from our sponsors!

Equipment Repair and MaintenanceMediServe Informations Systems
Novametrix
Baxter Healthcare
Johnson and Johnson
Sechrist Industries
Proteus Hyperbaric Med Website
Environmental Tectonics Corporation
Nonin Medical
Nellcor/Puritan-Bennett
OHMEDA
Respironics
ResMed Website
Non-Invasive Monitoring Systems
Direct Solutions Website
Tri-anim Corporate Website
Buy-Sell Used med Equip
Emox Emergency Oxygen
HOME CARE HOME PAGES…

cAIRFREE Oxygen Pack
Tracheostomy Home Care Resource
Pediatric Home Service
Lincare Home Care
VitalAire

Pharmaceutical Companies/Drug Related – Websites and Info Databases

Merck Pharmaceuticals
Eli Lilly and Company
CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service
RX-Drug Info Database
Material Data Safety Sheets

Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases Information and Treatment from Johns Hopkins
Legionnaire’s Disease Website
Legionaire’s Disease-Facts and Information
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
PROMED’S Website
Handwashing Compliance Website
OUTBREAK Webpage
Centers for Disease Control
National Center for Infectious Diseases
World Health Organization
U.K.-Communicable Disease Surveillance Center
All The Virology Sites on the WWW Website

General Medical Websites and Search Engines

Karolinska Institute -Diseases and Disorders Indices
MedExplorer
Pan American Health Organization
Medscape
Med Nexus—A free online service for physicians and other health care providers
HealthNet
Health Economic Resources
Cancer Websites
Clinical Trials Listing Service
Mesothelioma

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