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Finding Quality Health & Wellness Info Online: Surgery

Preparing Children for Surgery

What Happens?

Surgeons

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The NHS (UK) Having an Operation (Surgery) Guide takes you through all the steps in the process from referral to recovery.

Anesthetics

URL: https://www.cas.ca/English/Anesthesia-FAQ

What is it? Patient frequently asked questions about anesthesia.

Features:

  • Learn about your prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines. Includes side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more.
  • Browse dietary supplements and herbal remedies to learn about their effectiveness, usual dosage, and drug interactions.

Authority? Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society, the professional body that represents Anesthesiologists in Canada

 

Videos

URL: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/surgeryvideos.html

What is it? Surgery videos

Features:

  • Watch actual operations performed at medical centres in the US.
  • Prerecorded webcasts lasting about an hour.

Authority? Medline Plus - A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health

Subject Guide

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Kathleen Reed
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Assessment and Data Librarian
Vancouver Island University
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Email: kathleen.reed@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245
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