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Title: MedlinePlus: Videos and Cool Tools
Url: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/videosandcooltools.html
Publisher: National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
United States. Department of Health and Human Services
Description: MedlinePlus has a wide palette of interesting resources, and this corner of their prodigious website is well worth a close look. First-time visitors can start with the resources profiled on the website which include interactive videos on fighting colon cancer and how to screen for depression. Furthermore, the Calculators & Quizzes area includes an alcohol calorie calculator along with a "Can You Recognize a Heart Attack?" quiz. There's a bit of fun and whimsy in the Games area where one can learn about the immune system via the "Immune System Defender Game Scrub Club" and a clutch of activities about the importance of sleep. Also, the site includes a section titled "Understanding Medical Words" that decodes some of the basic medical terminology that would be encountered in a routine visit to the doctor.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Medicine -- Hygiene. Public health
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Medicine and the state -- Government health agencies (General)
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Biology
Health -- Instructional issues
Health -- Disease
Health -- Consumer health
Health -- Body systems and senses
Date Issued: 2012-12-08
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: flash
html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-12-10 09:22:50 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-12-10 09:22:51 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
Full Record Views: 23
Resource URL Clicks: 1
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