Web Resources

General

Centres for Disease Control & Prevention
World Health Organisation
Med Fools – Resource for crib sheets, resident note templates
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/ – Journal database

Addiction

Gambling:
www.problemgambling.ca (really good resource page for professionals/patients/families – produced with CAMH)
http://www.problemgambling.ca/EN/ResourcesForProfessionals/pages/problemgamblingseverityindexpgsi.aspx – 9 question screening tool
www.opgh.on.ca (this is the helpline website – info about treatment centres etc.
www.knowyourlimit.ca (has good videos for patients about how different forms of gambling work, ex. slots, and odds of winning, busts myths about how being due for a big win after a bunch of losses is a falacy etc.

Substance Abuse:
http://www.drugcocktails.ca is a good resource for young adults with chronic illness and substance use.

https://www.addictioncenter.com – Addiction outreach for those suffering from addiction (the affected and the loved ones), a resource for patients
http://drugabuse.com/guides/substance-abuse-and-diabetes/ – A resource about the dangers of drug addiction concomitant with diabetes

Allergy

Articles summarizing current management of a number of common allergenic conditions

Cardiology

ECG Review Site
http://www.ecgmadesimple.com
Learning ECG Videos

Critical Care

Dr. Bassem Alsaati’s PICU Website

Dentistry

Adult Teeth

Dermatology

DermNet Good for clinical images

Family Medicine

The College of Family Physicians of Ontario
http://www.ndds.ca/
http://www.gpnotebook.co.uk/homepage.cfm
CDC Travel Health

Gastroenterology

Approach to abnormal liver enzymes

Law (Ontario)

Health Care Consent and Capacity Act (1996)
Long Term Care Act (2007)
Mental Health Act (1990)
Substitute Decision Maker Act (1992)

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Motherrisk Program
Problem-Oriented Perinatal Risk Assessment System (POPRAS)
General information about pregnancy for patients

Oncology

http://www.cancer.gov
http://cancernet.nci.nih.gov/cancertypes.html
http://www.cancer.ca
http://www.cua.org
http://www.cancercare.on.ca

Pediatrics

Baby Center – Parenting resource
“Father I Need You” Parenting guide to early brain development
http://www.shared-care.ca/toolkits
https://www.adhdratingscales.com/
http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/
http://pedsinreview.aappublications.org/
Dr. Basem Alsaati’s PICU Website
Ballard Assessment of Gestational Age
http://www.brightfutures.org/
http://www.pediatriceducation.org/
Top 5 Pediatrics Websites (according to Queen’s Pediatrics):

http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca
http://www.cps.ca
http://www.aap.org
http://bilitool.org
http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/svc/alpha/h/health-policy/ev-based/default.htm

Newborn assessment video from Dartmouth: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~peds304/video/NewbornExam.mov
http://www.aafp.org/afp/990700ap/209.html
Rourke Record: http://www.rourkebabyrecord.ca
http://www.medcalc.com/ballard.html – Ballard Score Calculator for prematurity vs SGA
Autism screening – http://www2.gsu.edu/~psydlr/Site/Official_M-CHAT_Website.html
Vaccine Websites:
http://vaers.hhs.gov/index – adverse vaccine reaction reporting site
http://www.immunize.org/index.htm – immunization action coalition
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/default.htm – vaccine pink book

Pharmacology

http://meds.queensu.ca/courses/assets/modules/med_safety/
http://www.ismp-canada.org/index.htm

Radiology

Learning Radiology – Excellent reference and study site for XRays, CTs
Sonosite – Useful resource for ultrasound diagnosis, not just a fish finder anymore…

Respirology

http://www.respiratoryguidelines.ca
Canadian Asthma Consensus Guidelines (CACG)
Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA)
AAFP: Evaluation of the Patient with Chronic Cough
Introduction to Chest Imaging
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Rheumatology

Rheuminfo

Surgery

Queen’s Laparoscopic Videos
Wheeless’ Textbook of Orthopaedics
WHO Safe Surgery Checklist