Current Textbooks and Reference Books will provide you with medical background information on specific diseases, disorders and conditions. Consult your program textbooks and R2 Digital library.
In some instances, health and medical websites may be a reasonable resource for general medical background knowledge of a disease.
Sections of a site may provide:
You should consider these four factors when deciding whether to use information from health & medical websites as part of the care of your patients:
See Content Evaluation Guidelines for a full listing and explanation of the criteria