Being an INFORMED PATIENT includes finding out more about your
medical condition, the medical procedure or treatment which has been
recommended and suggestions for the next steps to getting the appropriate
treatment and care. Listed below are Web sites and resources that will
help you learn more about your condition or procedure:
- Mayo Clinic's Web site provides information and services from the world's first and largest integrated, not-for-profit group medical practice.
- HealthFinder® (available in
a resource developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
to provide descriptions
of medical conditions and information on causes, risk factors, symptoms,
diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
- National Library of Medicine includes links to health-related sites, resources and databases
that can be used to research health conditions and diseases.