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Anticoagulation Forum

"Recognizing the growing importance and widespread use of antithrombotic therapy for individuals with thromboembolic disorders, the Forum seeks to develop a network of professionals committed to this therapeutic modality in order to exchange information, provide medical education, and pursue scientific investigation, with the ultimate goals of providing professional development and enhancing the quality of medical care."

Net Doctor

In the UK

Welcome to the Department of Health

Providing health and social care policy, guidance and publications

Rare Thrombotic Diseases Consortium

The Duke Hemostasis & Thrombosis Center is a multidisciplinary program devoted to improving the care of patients with bleeding and clotting disorders through innovative basic and clinical research efforts. The Center was formed in 2001, when it was selected by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention to be one of eight pilot Hemostasis & Thrombosis Centers in the United States . Leadership of the program includes faculty in Hematology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Pediatric Hematology, and Cardiology. Ongoing clinical research trials are investigating the optimal 'dose' of platelets for replacement therapy, the role of inherited hypercoagulable states in intrauterine growth restriction, and therapeutic strategies for patients with end-stage renal disease and recurrent vascular access occlusions.

Hemex laboratories

This is a link for Hemex Labs. They have a wonderful website on "New bloodtests" for detecting coagulopathies and offer some interesting publications on testing and research.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

ACOG works primarily in four areas: Serving as a strong advocate for quality health care for women; Maintaining the highest standards of clinical practice and continuing education for its membersl; Promoting patient education and stimulating patient understanding of and involvement in medical care; Increasing awareness among its members and the public of the changing issues facing women's health care.

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM)

Established in 1977, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) is a not-for-profit organization of over 2,000 members that are dedicated to improving perinatal care. The Society's primary objectives are to promote and expand education in Maternal-Fetal medicine and to encourage the exchange of new ideas and research concerning the most recent approaches and treatments for obstetrical problems. A Maternal-Fetal medicine specialist is an obstetrician/gynecologist who has completed two to three years of additional formal education and clinical experience within the an American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) approved Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program. Members of the Society have advanced knowledge of the obstetrical, medical, genetic, and surgical complications of pregnancy and their effects on both the mother and fetus.

National Center for Biotechnological Information

Established in 1988 as a national resource for molecular biology information, NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information - all for the better understanding of molecular processes affecting human health and disease.

American Society of Hematology (ASH)

In April 1958, the first official ASH meeting was held in Atlantic City, NJ, where more than 300 hematologists gathered to discuss clinical and research matters related to blood and blood diseases. Since that initial meeting, ASH has played an active and important role in the development of hematology as a discipline. For the past four decades, ASH has sponsored its annual meeting, the premier annual education and scientific event in the field of hematology, and has published Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology, which is the most cited peer-reviewed publication in the field.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

ASRM is a voluntary, non-profit organization devoted to advancing knowledge and expertise in reproductive medicine, including infertility, menopause, contraception, and sexuality.

National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute

Office of Rare Diseases

This Web site provides information about ORD-sponsored biomedical research, scientific conferences, rare and genetic diseases in English and Spanish (Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center), and a portal to information on major topics of interest in the rare diseases community.

Lab Tests Online

Lab Tests Online has completed its 2004 survey of leading medical and health organizations to update its screening information. Located under the "Screening" menu and organized by age and condition, these pages identify current screening recommendations from well-regarded sources and help users to distinguish among the differences in opinion. Go straight to the menu, or start with the article, Staying Healthy in an Era of Patient Responsibility.

The National Women's Health Information Center

American Dietetic Association

800-877-1600 ext. 5000

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

Page last updated: February 26, 2007

American Association of Surgical Physicans Assistants

Welcome aboard the official website of the American Association of Surgical PAs! AASPA is the premier multi-speciality organization representing all PA that work in the pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative settings. AASPAs operational goal is to be all things for all surgical PAs! We also represent PAs in training, both students and PA residents in a wide variety of academic and educational settings. We are also proud to offer one of the most active programs for pre-PA students.

American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM)

The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) is the medical specialty society representing physicians practicing in the field of Pain Medicine. As a medical specialty society, the Academy is involved in education, training, advocacy, and research in the specialty of Pain Medicine.

National Institutes of Health

A-Z index of NIH health resources, clinical trials, health hotlines, MEDLINEplus, drug information

Rare Disease Clinical Research Network

You can take action! Once you have reached the correct consortium, you will be able to join the contact registry for clinical research trials. You will also find several helpful resources that include participating clinical center information, self help and advocacy group information and other useful links.

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) may be a useful resource. OMIM is an electronic catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. The Web site was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and contains text and reference information. It also contains links to MEDLINE, another electronic database of medical and research articles. Although the language is technical, OMIM is considered a comprehensive source of information. Based on the complex information found in OMIM, you may benefit from discussing its contents with a medical professional. Click on the following link for the OMIM page on APS.

An extensive resource for both physicians and patients interested in prevention and/or treatment of Venous Thromboembolism

National Library of Medicine (NLM)

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Web site has a page for locating libraries in your area that can provide direct access to journals (print or online) or where you can get articles through interlibrary loan and Loansome Doc (an NLM document-ordering service). You can access this page at the following link.

Trip Medical Database

Welcome to the TRIP Database, one of the Internet's leading medical resources. The TRIP Database allows users to rapidly and easily identify high quality medical literature from a wide range of sources.

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