Thursday, March 02, 2006

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

A busy day for adding CAM articles. We already had numerous articles on the subject from the likes of Cochrane and Bandolier. However, we've now added records from:

  • The American National Centre for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
  • New Zealand Complementary and Alternative Medicine site (linked to the New Zealand Guideline Group)
  • Mayo Clinic 'supplements' (patient information)
  • UK Medicines Information have a small section.

We've also been busy adding patient information leaflets (PILS) - from the likes of PRODIGY (their new website launch has resulted in a near doubling of PILs), CancerBACUP and New Zealand Guideline Group's consumer information.

This expansion of PILs is no doubt motivated by the free version of the site. Currently at the planning stage but more than likely they'll be 3 separate searches - clinical information, medical images and patient information. These will be accessible in much the same way as google allows people to switch between searches for 'web', 'images', 'groups' etc. Essentially, a tab link above the search box.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

We've also been busy adding patient information leaflets (PILS) - from the likes of PRODIGY (their new website launch has resulted in a near doubling of PILs), CancerBACUP and New Zealand Guideline Group's consumer information.

+1....


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