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Magazines and Journals  |  Comprehensive Websites

Aging and Related Conditions  |  Anatomy  |  Associations, Colleges and Societies  |  Blogs  |  Continuing Education | Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Glossaries  |  Diseases and Conditions  |  Drug Information  |  Government  |  Health  |  Herbal Products and Dietary Supplements  |  Immunization and Vaccines  |  Infectious Diseases and Infection Control  |  Job Resources  |  Legislation  |  Neurology  |  Nutrition  |  Standards of Practice

Magazines and Journals

To find newspaper, magazine and journal articles as well as electronic books, use the Research Databases to which the Library Resource Centre subscribes. Use the directions on the Research Databases Remote Access/Off-campus Access Instructions web page for off-campus access.

PMC: PubMed Central - a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/

PubMed Central Canada - a free digital archive of full-text, peer-reviewed health and life sciences literature based on PubMed Central, the archive developed by the US National Library of Medicine
http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/

Comprehensive Websites

Martindale's The "Virtual" - Pharmacy, Pharmacology & Toxicology Center
http://www.martindalecenter.com/Pharmacy.html

RxTrek: The Official Pharmacy Technician Resource Site
http://www.rxtrek.net/

World Wide Web Virtual Library: Pharmacy
http://www.pharmacy.org/

Aging and Related Conditions

Aging and Related Conditions - Selected Web Resources (Lambton College Library Resource Centre)
http://library.lambton.on.ca/aging.htm

Anatomy

Anatomy - Selected Web Resources (Lambton College Library Resource Centre)
http://library.lambton.on.ca/anatomy.htm

Associations, Colleges and Societies

Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores (CACDS)
http://www.cacds.com/

Canadian Association of Pharmacy Technicians (CAPT)
http://www.capt.ca/

Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA)
http://www.pharmacists.ca/index.cfm

Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS)
http://www.cspscanada.org/

Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists 
http://www.cshp.ca/

National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA)
http://www.napra.org/

National Pharmacy Technician Association (U.S.)
http://www.pharmacytechnician.org/

Ontario College of Pharmacists
http://www.ocpinfo.com/

Regulation of Pharmacy Technicians (Ontario College of Pharmacists)

Ontario Pharmacists' Association
http://www.opatoday.com

Blogs

Canada Pharmacy News
http://www.canadapharmacynews.com/

Continuing Education

Ontario College of Pharmacists: Continuing Education
http://www.ocpinfo.com/client/ocp/OCPHome.nsf/web/Continuing+Education+(CE)

rxBriefCase
http://www.rxbriefcase.com/

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Glossaries

Dictionary of Cancer Terms
http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary/

Intelihealth: Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary
http://www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/WSIHW000/408/9276.html?k=menuDictionFR408  

Martindale's Virtual Medical Center: Medical Dictionaries, Abbreviations, Eponyms, Medical Procedures and Tests
http://www.martindalecenter.com/MedicalD_Dict.html

Medline Plus: Medical Encyclopedia
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/encyclopedia.html 

Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
http://www.merck.com/mmpe/index.html

Medi-Lexicon: Pharmaceutical and Medical Abbreviations Dictionary, Transcription, Medical News and Search Engines
http://www.medilexicon.com/

Mondofacto (formerly the Online Medical Dictionary)
http://www.mondofacto.com/facts/dictionary?

Diseases and Conditions

Diseases and Conditions - Selected Web Resources (Lambton College Library Resource Centre)
http://library.lambton.on.ca/diseases_and_conditions.htm

Drug Information

Drug Information - Selected Web Resources (Lambton College Library Resource Centre)
http://library.lambton.on.ca/drug_information.htm

Government

Federal:

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

Public Health Agency of Canada
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/index-eng.php

Provincial (Ontario):

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/

Ontario Ministry of Health Promotion
http://www.mhp.gov.on.ca/

Telehealth Ontario
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/public/program/telehealth/telehealth_mn.html

Health

Health - Selected Web Resources (Lambton College Library Resource Centre)
http://library.lambton.on.ca/health.htm
 

Herbal Products and Dietary Supplements

About Natural Health Product Regulations in Canada (Health Canada)
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodnatur/about-apropos/index_e.html

Botanical Dietary Supplements: Background Information (U. S. National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements)
http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/BotanicalBackground.asp

Dietary and Herbal Supplements (National Centre for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
http://nccam.nih.gov/health/supplements/

Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets (U. S. National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements)
http://ods.od.nih.gov/Health_Information/Information_About_Individual_Dietary_Supplements.aspx

Drugs, Supplements and Herbal Information (U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health)
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html

Herbal Medicine (MedlinePlus)
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/herbalmedicine.html

HerbMed
http://www.herbmed.org/

Herbs and Supplements (MedlinePlus)
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/herb_All.html

Natural Health Products (Health Canada)
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodnatur/index_e.html

Natural Health Products - Frequently Asked Questions (Health Canada)
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodnatur/faq/index_e.html

Natural Health Products Compliance and Enforcement Policy (POL-0044) (Health Canada)
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/compli-conform/info-prod/prodnatur/complian-conform-pol-eng.php

Natural Health Products Directorate (Health Canada)
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/branch-dirgen/hpfb-dgpsa/nhpd-dpsn/index_e.html

Sloan-Kettering -About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products
http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/11570.cfm

Immunization and Vaccines

Canadian Immunization Guide - Seventh Edition - 2006  (Public Health Agency of Canada)
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/cig-gci/index-eng.php

Immunization and Vaccines (Public Health Agency of Canada)
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/im/index-eng.php

Vaccine Safety - Frequently Asked Questions (Public Health Agency of Canada)
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/im/vs-sv/vs-faq-eng.php

Infectious Diseases and Infection Control

Infectious Diseases and Infection Control - Selected Web Resources (Lambton College Library Resource Centre)
http://library.lambton.on.ca/infectious_diseases_and_infection_control.htm

Job Resources

Career and Job Finding Resources - Selected Web Resources (Lambton College Library Resource Centre)
http://library.lambton.on.ca/career_job_finding_resources.htm

Pharmahorizons.com - Career Opportunities in Life Sciences
http://www.pharmahorizons.com/

Legislation

Federal:

Canada Health Act
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/C-6/

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Regulations 
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/C-38.8/index.html

Food and Drugs Act (R.S., 1985, c. F-27)         
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/F-27/FullText.html

Food and Drug Regulations (C.R.C., c. 870)
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/showtdm/cr/C.R.C.-c.870

Medical Devices Regulations
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/SOR-98-282/FullText.html

Natural Health Products Regulations
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodnatur/legislation/acts-lois/prodnatur/index_e.html

Provincial (Ontario):

Drug and Pharmacies Regulation Act
http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_90h04_e.htm

Drug Interchangeability and Dispensing Fee Act
http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_90p23_e.htm

Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 
http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_07l08_e.htm

Ontario Drug Benefit Act
http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_90o10_e.htm

Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 
http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_04p03_e.htm

Pharmacy Act 
http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_91p36_e.htm

Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991
http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_91r18_e.htm

Neurology

Martindale's Brain & Neuro Centre: Atlases, Cases, Courses, Databases, Movies
http://www.martindalecenter.com/MedicalBrain_1_C.html

Neuronotes (University of Toronto)
http://video.med.utoronto.ca/neuronotes/
 

Nutrition

Nutrition - Selected Web Resources (Lambton College Library Resource Centre)
http://library.lambton.on.ca/nutrition.htm

Standards of Practice

Code of Ethics for Members of the Ontario College of Pharmacists
http://www.ocpinfo.com/client/ocp/OCPHome.nsf/web/Code+of+Ethics

Documentation Guidelines for Pharmacists (Ontario College of Pharmacists)
http://www.ocpinfo.com/client/ocp/OCPHome.nsf/web/Documentation+Guidelines+for+Pharmacists

Model Standards of Practice for Canadian Pharmacists  (National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA)) 
http://www.ocpinfo.com/Client/ocp/OCPHome.nsf/object/Model_Standards/$file/Model_Standards.pdf

Model Standards of Practice for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians (National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA)) 
http://www.ocpinfo.com/Client/ocp/OCPHome.nsf/object/Model+Standards+of+Practice+for+Pharmacy+Technicians/$file/Model+Standards+of+Practice+for+Pharmacy+Technicians.pdf

Standards for Pharmacists Providing Pharmacy Services to Licensed Long-Term Care Facilities
http://www.ocpinfo.com/client/ocp/OCPHome.nsf/web/Standards+for+Long-Term+Care+Facilities

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Page last updated: September, 2012
 

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