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Health Sciences (Doctorate)

Selected ebook titles

Ebook Central

Public Health: The Development of a Discipline – From the Age of Hippocrates to the Progressive Era
Ed.: Dona Schneider and David E. Lilienfeld

International Best Practices in Health Care Management
Ed.: Sandra C. Buttigieg, Cheryl Rathert, and Wilfried von Eiff

Modeling and Simulation in the Medical and Health Sciences
John A. Sokolowski, Catherine M. Banks, John A Sokolowski, and Catherine M Banks

R2 Library

Essential Clinical Procedures
Richard Dehn

Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
Robert Porter

The Case Manager’s Handbook 6th ed.
Catherine Mullahy

Selected Health Science Websites

American Medical Informatics Association – Promotes the science, education and profession of health care Informatics.

American Public Health Association – Advocates for science-based public health information, working to influence federal public health policies.

Association for Career and Technical Education – Health Science Education Division – Instructors, administrators, applied academics instructors, local and state supervisors, teacher educators and others who are dedicated to educating tomorrow’s health care workers.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Works to protect America from health, safety and security threats.

Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine’s EBM Tools – Develops, teaches and promotes evidence-based health care through a variety of methods.

Clinical – Maintained by the National Library of Medicine, this site provides patients, their family members, health care professionals, researchers, and the public with easy access to information on publicly and privately supported clinical studies on a wide range of diseases and conditions.

Connecticut Department of Public Health – Promotes public health initiatives in CT.

Health Resources and Services Administration – The primary Federal agency for improving health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable.

National Consortium for Health Science Education  – A national partnership of individuals and organizations with a vested interest in health science education.

World Health Organization – Directs and coordinates international health within the United Nations’ system, supporting government’s public health policies and strategies.

Selected Health Science Statistics Sources

National Center for Health Care Statistics – A rich source of data for researchers, teachers, and students who want to perform data analysis.

CDC Data & Statistics – Statistics organized by topic.

United States Census Health Statistics – Provides up-to-date statistics—covering people and business—relating to health in America.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Program Statistics – Detailed summary statistics on national health care, Medicare populations, utilization, and expenditures, as well as counts for Medicare-certified institutional and non-institutional providers.

U.S. Data and Statistics – General government statistics portal.

Institute of Education Sciences – A leading source for rigorous, independent education research, evaluation and statistics.

U.S. Department of Education – Data and Statistics from the U. S. Department of Education.

Bureau of Labor Statistics – The Occupational Outlook Handbook’s job descriptions and outlook for Medical and Health Services Managers

Agency for Health Research and Quality – “The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the lead Federal agency charged with improving the safety and quality of America’s health care system.”

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities Statistics – US Government source for important statistics on workplace related injuries.

Erin Thompson

Contact Ms. Thompson for:

  • Help with research assignments and projects
  • Information literacy sessions