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LibGuides (VCC)New Guide to physical/occupational therapy resources on the web and at the VCC Library
LibGuides (VCC)New Guide to health unit coordinator resources on the web and at the VCC Library
Anatomy AtlasesNew Anatomy digital health science library
Metric Units and Converting Between Them Excellent site about metric units and how to do unit conversions.
Brush Up on Your Drug Calculation Skills Review the major concepts related to drug calculations, examine a few sample exercises, and check your skills using the practice exercises provided.
Dosage Help Dosage calculations tutorial, complete with explanations and examples, to help nursing students prepare for a medication exam.
Drug Calculations Quiz Page Metric conversions, tablet dosage, fluid dosage, and IV drop rate calculations.
Pharmacology Corner Pharmacology animations detailing the mechanisms of certain drugs – includes adrenergic receptor antagonists, ACE inhibitors, digoxin, etc.
Error-Prone Abbreviations Frequently-misinterpreted medication abbreviations.
Nursing Calculators Each calculator, along with examples and formulas, provides a unique way to review nursing math.
Anatomy VideosNew Anatomy videos from Medlineplus
Understanding Medical Terminology An interactive tutorial that examines common medical prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms.
Medical Mnemonics If your memory is as bad as mine, then this site is for you. Cool methods for remembering anatomy, physiology, health sciences, etc.
Medicine Net Information on various diseases and conditions, symptoms and signs, procedures and tests, and medications, plus MedTerm Medical dictionary online.
Merck Online Library of medical terms with audio files to help with pronunciation.
STUDY SHEET: Disorders and DiseasesNew MCAT study sheet featuring a nice summary of common disorders and diseases (genetic, nutritional, infectious, etc ...) [PDF]
Contents of Blood Collection Tubes An interactive tutorial to help you learn the contents and purpose of different coloured vacutainers
Blood Draw Practice Test An interactive tutorial to help you practice determining the correct vacutainers used to collect blood samples from a doctor’s order