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Useful Websites for Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Botantical Dermatology Database (BODD)
A searchable database of images and texts relating to plants, and their beneficial or harmful effects on the skin.

A wide range of information relevant to anyone in chemical research and the chemicals industry.
Many of these resources are completely free to registered users.

Clinical Knowledge Summaries
A source of clinical knowledge about the common conditions generally managed in primary and first contact care, which has been designed to be used by healthcare professionals together with patients.

Current Controlled Trials
A site aiming to promote the exchange of information about clinical trials, offering a database of combined registers of controlled trials, and links to other online registers of controlled trials.

Chemist and druggist
Health and medicine news for UK pharmacy and pharmacists, delivered by Chemist & Druggist.

Images from the History of Medicine
A searchable collection of approximately 100,000 images from the prints and photograph collection of the History of Medicine Division of the US National Library of Medicine, including portraits, caricatures, and pictures of institutions.

IUPHAR Compendium of Voltage-gated Ion Channels
It details the molecular, biophysical and pharmacological properties of the identified mammalian sodium, calcium and potassium channels, as well as the related cyclic nucleotide-modulated ion channels and the recently described transient receptor potential channels.

A dictionary of over 70,000 medical, pharmaceutical, biomedical & healthcare acronyms and abbreviations. Plus other searches for the medical, pharmaceutical or healthcare professional.

Medical Encyclopedia
Adam Health Illustrated Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.

Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
Link to the Full text of the 17th ed.(1999) and it is searchable.

Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary
Fully searchable.

Office of Dietary Supplements
The site provides information about the ODS and general information about supplements, and provides access to a database of International Bibliographic Informationon Dietary Supplements, publications and links to other relevant materials.

SearchMedica is a dedicated medical search engine for healthcare professionals which allows you to search the area of the worldwide web that is of direct relevance to you. Extensive lists of selected sites have been prepared in consultation with working healthcare professionals that will help eliminate unwanted and irrelevant results from your searches delivering what you're looking for more quickly.

The Virtual Pharmacy Centre
Martindale's Health Science Guide to online resources in pharmacy.

WWW Virtual Library Pharmacy
The Virtual Library was started by Tim Berners-Lee. Expert volunteers compile pages of key links for their areas of interest.

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Internet searching tutorials

Engage in research
This web site has been designed to help science undergraduate students with advice and assistance on the most important aspects of scientific research you'll be involved in. Whether you're interested in research in general and want more information, or you're struggling with statistical analyses, you'll find the information here. You'll also find worked examples, exercises with answers, help sheets and quick quizzes to help you gauge your understanding.

Internet for Pharmacy
A free "teach yourself" tutorial on Internet information skills for pharmacists, pharmacy academics and pharmacy students.

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