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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Health Topics A to Z
Provides information on transmission, treatment, and prevention of diseases.
Healthfinder Health Library: Diseases & Conditions
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides this free guide to consumer health resources, including websites, online publications, databases, and more.
MEDLINEplus: Health Topics
The U.S. National Library of Medicine provides medical encyclopedia entries and interactive tutorials that cover prevention, causes and risks, symptoms, signs and tests, and treatment for numerous illnesses and conditions.
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, Seventeenth edition
Coverage of illnesses and conditions varies in depth and length, with the more detailed entries providing information on symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, etiology and pathogenesis, and more.
Simulation of effects of color blindness and cataracts.
MEDLINEplus: Spinal Cord Injuries
Created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, this collection of links is organized by topics such as treatment, research, anatomy/physiology, and diagnosis/symptoms.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Spinal Cord Information Page
Includes links to relevant organizations and fact sheets and information on spasticity, myoclonus, and syringomyelia.
National Spinal Cord Injury Association
See the section entitled "Hot Topics!" for information on the condition, complications, and rehabilitation.
Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorders: Ask NOAH
Four large New York City library organizations have created this website. This page contains links on spinal cord injuries organized into numerous categories such as aging, bowel, diagnosis, sexuality, and statistics.
Spinal Cord Injury Information Network
Part of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, this network provides a wide range of information and statistics on spinal cord injuries.
American Stroke Association
Includes information on the condition, treatment, recovery, and more. Also includes an encyclopedia of terms and topics related to the heart and stroke.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Use the Disorder Quick Links feature to find information on stroke, Alzheimer’s Disease, cerebral palsy, autism, and more.
National Stroke Association
Find online videos and information about the conditition, treatment, rehabilitation, recovery, and more.
Brain Injury Association of America
Includes information, abstracts, articles and publications for patients, caregivers, and professionals.
MEDLINEplus: Head and Brain Injuries
Created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, this collection of links is organized by topics such as treatment, diagnosis/symptoms, rehabilitation/recovery, research, and anatomy/physiology.
NINDS: Traumatic Brain Injury Information Page
Along with links to relevant organizations, this page created by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke information on treatment, prognosis, clinical trails, and shaken baby syndrome.
Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Guide
Under the heading "Research," the section entitled "Brain Injury" includes flash movies that help make the concepts clearer. Within the section entitled "Brain Injury," numerous articles cover such topics as anatomy, anoxia, sexuality, statistics, vision, pharmacology, communication disorders, and concussions.
Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide
This online book by a clinical neuropsychologist is primarily aimed at patients and their families. It covers such topics as seizures, how the brain is hurt, understanding how the brain works, emotional stages of recovery, and coping with common problems.