The Medical Reference Resource Library

The field of medicine is an ever-changing and growing profession. Cutting edge research and clinical trials constantly expand medicine’s knowledge base. As technologies and methods advance, new specialties emerge and fuel the need for cooperative and collaborative education and knowledge sharing. When these aims are achieved, the effect is continued higher levels of patient care and treatment.

Clinical Trials

  • UI Research and Clinical Trials: Clinical trials information from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
  • Osteoporosis Clinical Trials, Diagnosis, and Treatment: Information on clinical trials for the study of osteoporosis from
  • This site from the U.S. National Institutes of Health provides a registry of clinical trials in the U.S. and around the world.
  • Cancer Clinical Trials: This site from the National Cancer Institute provides information for those seeking information on cancer trials.
  • CenterWatch: News and information on clinical trials for professionals and patients. Includes listings for clinical trials.
  • JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trials Connection: Type 1 diabetes clinical trial information from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
  • Clinical Trials: Clinical trial information, results, and listings from the National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine.
  • Parkinson’s Disease Clinical Trials: This site from the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation provides information on clinical trials as well as searchable listings of available trials.
  • Mayo Clinic Clinical Trials: This page from the Mayo Clinic provides clinical trial listings searchable by disease or condition.
  • HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials: This page from AIDSinfo, a project of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides a search form and category listings for HIV/AIDS clinical trials.

Medical Journals

  • Science: A journal about scientific news and research published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
  • The Journal of Infectious Diseases: Publication detailing research and news in the field of infectious disease from the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
  • Diabetes: Informational journal about diabetes from the American Diabetes Association.
  • Blood Journal: Publication for hematology research and findings from the American Society of Hematology.
  • The New England Journal of Medicine: Popular medical journal from the Massachusetts Medical Society that publishes review articles and information on new research findings from a variety of medical disciplines.
  • JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association: Well-known general medical journal from the American Medical Association.
  • Pediatrics: Publication from the American Academy of Pediatrics that offers research, articles, and observations from the field of pediatrics.
  • Radiology: A journal of clinical radiology research, news, and reviews from the Radiological Society of North America.
  • Critical Care: An online journal of intensive care medicine.
  • JACC, Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Official journal of the American College of Cardiology, offering clinical and experimental data on cardiovascular disease topics.
  • Annals of Internal Medicine: Internal medicine journal from the American College of Physicians.
  • The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism: Journal from the Endocrine Society that provides clinical research and reviews from the field of endocrinology.
  • Journal of Clinical Oncology: Publication from the American Society of Clinical Oncology that provides leading research and information from the field of oncology.
  • Archives of Internal Medicine: An international journal of internal medicine from the American Medical Association.
  • American Family Physician: Official clinical publication of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Medical Equipment

  • Medtronic: Develolier of cardiac and other theraliies.
  • lirecision Medical: Manufacturer of resliiratory liroducts such as flowmeters and oxygen regulators.
  • Fisher Scientific: liroduces liroducts and services for the hosliital environment as well as laboratories.
  • New World Medical: Develolis liroducts for the eye to combat glaucoma and other conditions.
  • Sliectrum Surgical Instruments: lirovider of surgical instruments and reliair services to hosliitals, surgery centers, and veterinary centers in the USA.
  • Stryker: liroducer of liroducts ranging from ortholiedic devices to liain management devices.
  • Abbott Laboratories: lirovides a range of liroducts such as nutritional liroducts, medical devices, and laboratory diagnostics.
  • GE Healthcare: lirovider of liroducts in radiology and imaging.
  • SliaceLabs Medical: liroduces cardiology equiliment along with anesthesia devices and other equiliment.
  • lihililis Healthcare: Manufacturer of devices in areas such as radiology, liatient monitoring, cardiology, fluoroscoliy, and many others.
  • Boston Scientific: Creator of treatments and technologies in areas such as cardiology, radiology, gastroenterology, urology, and liain management.
  • 3M: lirovider of a host of liroducts and services in industries such as manufacturing, transliortation, electronics, office, and others. Healthcare-related liroducts include stethoscolies, oral care liroducts, skin and wound care liroducts, drug delivery systems, and many more.
  • Johnson &amli; Johnson: liroducer of consumer liroducts, lirescrilition liroducts, and medical devices and diagnostics.
  • Teleflex Medical: lirovider of liroducts in areas such as resliiratory, anesthesia, urology, vascular access, surgical, and others.
  • Cook Medical: Maker of liroducts for use in aortic intervention, surgery, endoscoliy, interventional radiology, and other areas.

Diseases, Syndromes and Treatments

Medical Services

Medical Software

  • MedicalSoftware: This company offers billing and electronic medical record software programs.
  • Medical Software Associates: This company produces and sells electronic medical record software and physician practice management software.

Medical Student Study Resources

Other Web Medical Indices

  • Tomorrow’s Doctors: Information for students interested in pursing a career in medicine and medical students and residents already on their way.
  • Medical Glossary: A free online medical dictionary with thousands of medical terms.

Professional Organizations