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  • 1918 Influenza Pandemic@
    dir.yahoo.com/.../20th_Century/1918_Influenza_Pandemic
  • American Association of the History of Medicine
    Scholarly association studying the history of the health professions.
    www.histmed.org
  • American Experience: The Boy in the Bubble
    Considers the life of David Vetter, born with no immune system and famed as the boy in the plastic bubble. Features footage of his life, information about his family and doctors, and opinions about the ethics surrounding his life and death.
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/bubble
  • Anatomia 1522-1867
    A searchable collection of illustrations of human anatomy from the 16th through the 19th centuries.
    link.library.utoronto.ca/anatomia
  • Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine
    Electronic version of a 1896 book by George M. Gould and Pyle L. Walter. Outlines a collection of rare instances of abnormality in all branches of medicine and surgery.
    etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/GouAnom.html
  • Archaic Medical Terminology
    Glossary of archaic or obsolete medical terminology and expressions.
    www.gpiag-asthma.org/drpsmith/amt1.htm
  • Black Death@
    Learn about the Black Death, one of the most devastating pandemics in human history. Sites include history, timeline, maps, and contemporary accounts on the plague that claimed millions of lives in Europe during the 14th century.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Renaissance/Black_Death
  • Bloodletting
    dir.yahoo.com/.../History/Bloodletting
  • Brief History of Electrocardiography
    Timeline of events in the development of electrocardiography from 1842 onwards.
    www.ecglibrary.com/ecghist.html
  • British Library: Bodies of Knowledge
    Image gallery examines the ways different cultures throughout history have looked at and represented the human body.
    www.bl.uk/learning/artimages/bodies/bodies.html
  • Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
    Advances the knowledge and appreciation of the development of medicine in Canada by commemorating those who have made significant contributions.
    www.cdnmedhall.org
  • Cesarean Section: A Brief History
    Brochure which accompanied an exhibition on the history of cesarean section at the National Library of Medicine in 1993.
    www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/cesarean
  • Changing the Face of Medicine [pick] [read review]
    Interactive presentation celebrating the contributions of America's women physicians. From the NLM and AMA.
    www.nlm.nih.gov/changingthefaceofmedicine
  • Cholera Online: A Modern Pandemic in Texts and Images.
    Relates the story of cholera outbreaks in the 19th Century through a collection of documents dating from 1817 to 1900 as well as drawings, political cartoons, and photographs.
    www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/cholera
  • Dentist on a Camel
    Pictorial history of the pioneering dentist H.V. Mattingley and his exploits on the Western Australian goldfields before the turn of the century.
    www.alphalink.com.au/~vaux
  • Drug Trade: Therapy, Pharmacy, and Commerce in Early-Modern Europe
    Exhibition presents pharmacy jars, manufactured from the 16th to the 18th century, with their printed herbals, at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford.
    www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/drugtrade
  • Greek Medicine
    Online exhibit exploring the foundations of modern Western medicine from mythical healers such as Asclepius to ancient writers such as Hippocrates, Aristotle, and Galen.
    www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/greek
  • Historic Medical Sites in the Washington, DC Area
    Tour of important medical landmarks, including medical schools, hospitals, libraries, museums, memorials, and Civil War sites.
    www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/medtour/medtour.html
  • History of Medicine Division, NLM@
    dir.yahoo.com/.../National_Library_of_Medicine__NLM_/History_of_Medicine_Division
  • Images from the History of Medicine
    Provides access to the nearly 60,000 images in the prints and photographs.
    wwwihm.nlm.nih.gov
  • Index of Medieval Medical Images
    Database of medieval manuscript images with medical components held in North American collections. From the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library at UCLA.
    digital.library.ucla.edu/immi
  • International Network for the History of Hospitals
    Promotes studies related to the historical evolution of hospitals from their beginnings to the present day.
    www.inhh.homestead.com
  • Islamic Medical Manuscripts at the National Library of Medicine
    Biographies, images, and historical accounts of medieval medicine and science designed for students and everyone interested in the history of Islamic and European culture.
    www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/arabic/arabichome.html
  • Japanese Imperial Army Unit 731 Medical Experiments@
    dir.yahoo.com/.../World_War_II/Unit_731
  • Johns Hopkins University - History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
    Undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and combined MD-PhD programs.
    www.hopkinsmedicine.org/graduateprograms/history_of_science
  • MedHist
    Gateway to resources for the history of medicine and allied sciences.
    medhist.ac.uk
  • Medical Heritage of Great Britain
    Raising awareness of the history and archaeology of medicine. Includes searchable geographical database.
    www.medicalheritage.co.uk
  • Medical History of American Presidents [pick] [read review]
    Tabulates the illnesses of American Presidents and other notable people.
    www.doctorzebra.com/prez
  • Medical Library Association - History of the Health Sciences Section
    For information professionals with an interest in the history of the health sciences.
    www.mla-hhss.org
  • Midwives and Maternity Care in the Roman World
    Examines the gap between "professional" care (the midwifes and doctors) and folk medicine.
    www.indiana.edu/~ancmed/midwife.HTM
  • NLM Online Exhibitions
    Including such topics as Islamic culture and medicine and cesarian section.
    www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/exhibition.html
  • NLM's Frankenstein Exhibit
    The Frankenstein novel, and its films, seen through the modern topic of medical ethics. From the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Maryland.
    www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/frankenstein/index.html
  • Project Facade
    Unique insight into the origins and development of surgical facial reconstruction techniques during and after the First World War.
    www.projectfacade.com
  • Resources on the History of Idiocy
    Bibliographies and primary source material on mental retardation and learning disabilities.
    www.dundee.ac.uk/~mksimpso/welcome.htm
  • Sigerist Circle
    Organization interested in medical history, including class, race, gender, Marxist, and feminist perspectives.
    www.sigeristcircle.org
  • Society for the Social History of Medicine
    Exploring inter-disciplinary approaches to the history of health, welfare, medical science, and practice. Provides information about its journal and other publications.
    www.sshm.org
  • The Asclepion
    Designed to be an Internet source that presents the study of ancient medicine in a manner that is both accessible and useful to the general public and to students.
    www.indiana.edu/~ancmed/intro.HTM
  • The Beat Goes On: A History of Cardiology
    Online guide to the history of cardiology and heart disease. Find out about early pacemakers and other old-fashioned cardiology treatments and surgeries. From the University of Iowa Medical Museum.
    www.uihealthcare.com/depts/medmuseum/galleryexhibits/beatgoesonhistory/beat...
  • The MacKinney Collection of Medieval Medical Illustrations
    Features Loren Carey MacKinney's collection of images from medieval medical manuscripts. From the University of North Carolina.
    www.lib.unc.edu/dc/mackinney
  • Tuskegee Syphilis Study@
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Syphilis/Tuskegee_Study
  • Whatever Happened to Polio? [pick] [read review]
    Examines the effects of polio epidemics in the U.S., the discovery of the polio vaccine, and polio today. From the National Museum of American History.
    americanhistory.si.edu/polio
  • Who Named It?
    Dictionary of medical eponyms with the stories of diseases, conditions, medical syndromes, and the people whose names they carry.
    www.whonamedit.com
 

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