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Lymphedema Online Medical Information Sources

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These are some great sites that I use for finding reliable (peer reviewed or evidence based)  medical information, not only for lymphedema but for

many other conditions as well.  

Pat O'Connor

May 19, 2008

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Lymphedema Resources

http://www.healthcyclopedia.com/cardiovascular-disorders/vascular-disorders/lymphedema.html

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Here is an outstanding medical information site
operated and maintained by Dr. Ed Friendlander.


The Pathology Guy -- Online Help

http://www.pathguy.com/lectures.htm


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Vascular Medicine

http://www.pathguy.com/lectures/vessels.htm


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The Pathology Guy

http://www.pathguy.com/

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Vascular.co.nz

An information resource on conditions managed by vascular surgeons with extensive internet links to vascular sites.

http://www.vascular.co.nz/index.htm

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The Student Doctor Network

The Student Doctor Network (SDN) is a nonprofit web site, dedicated to the pre-health and health professional student community. Our mission is to assist and encourage students as they traverse the challenging and complicated health professions education process. We do this by hosting an online community and meeting-place, providing free and unbiased resources, and serving as a clearinghouse for associated information.

http://www.studentdoctor.net/

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Medscape

http://www.medscape.com/


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The Merck Manual of Medical Information

http://www.merckhomeedition.com/home.html

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Hardin.MD - The University of Iowa

http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/md/


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WebMD

http://www.webmd.com

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PubMed

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

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MEDLINE plus Health Information from the National Library of
Medicine


http://medlineplus.gov/


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MEDLINE Plus - List of Medical Resources with Direct Links

to each organization

Organizations by health Topic

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/organizations/orgbytopic_a.html

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MEDLINE Plus - Drug Information Page. 

Browse by first letter of generic or brand name drug

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html

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MEDLINE Plus - Medical Providers Directory

Find a Provider Doctors, Hospitals, Dentists, Facilities and Services

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/directories.html

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American Medical Association

Search for a Physician

http://dbapps.ama-assn.org/aps/amahg.htm

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Family Village

A Global Community of Disability Resources

http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/index.htmlx


Lymphedema Page

http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/lib_lymphedema.html

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MayoClinic.com

http://www.mayohealth.org/


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Healthfinder (R) - your guide to reliable health information

http://www.healthfinder.gov/


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MDChoice.com

http://www.mdchoice.com/


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Library of the National Medical Society - Online

http://www.medical-library.org/

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Health and Medical Links:

http://www.medmark.org/

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Medicine OnLine 

http://www.meds.com/


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Medical Dictonary of popular medical terms

http://www.medterms.com/script/main/hp.asp


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Medifocus Guide on Lymphedema

http://www.medifocus.com/lymphedema.asp


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Association of Cancer Online Resources

http://www.acor.org/


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Hormone Refractory Protate Cancer

Important site for men.  Has extensive info on prostate cancer and an excellent lymphedema page

http://www.prostate-cancer.com/prostate-cancer-glossary/hormone-refractory-prostate.html

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allReferHealth - Medical Encyclopedia

http://health.allrefer.com/health/health-topics.html

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Health Cyclopedia

http://www.healthcyclopedia.com/index.html

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Value MD 

Welcome to ValueMD! Specializing in Foreign and Caribbean Medical Schools and USMLE Step 1, 2, and 3 Prep, ValueMD provides a single source of information regarding all aspects of medical education ranging from premed to residency. Inside you will find discussion forums, residency program reviews, and medical news. This is the best site for answering your questions about medical school education

http://www.valuemd.com/

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Presciption Drug Information

http://www.drugs.com/

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For information about Lymphedema

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema\

For Information about Lymphedema Complications

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=complications_of_lymphedema

For Lymphedema Personal Stories

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/phpBB2/viewforum.php?f=3

For information about How to Treat a Lymphedema Wound

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=how_to_treat_a_lymphedema_wound

For information about Lymphedema Treatment 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=treatment

For information about Exercises for Lymphedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=exercises_for_lymphedema

For information on Infections Associated with Lymphedema

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=infections_associated_with_lymphedema

For information on Lymphedema in Children

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_in_children

Lymphedema Glossary

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=glossary:listing

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Lymphedema People - Support Groups

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Children with Lymphedema

The time has come for families, parents, caregivers to have a support group of their own. Support group for parents, families and caregivers of chilren with lymphedema. Sharing information on coping, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Sponsored by Lymphedema People.

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/childrenwithlymphedema/

Subscribe: childrenwithlymphedema-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

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Lipedema Lipodema Lipoedema

No matter how you spell it, this is another very little understood and totally frustrating conditions out there. This will be a support group for those suffering with lipedema/lipodema. A place for information, sharing experiences, exploring treatment options and coping.

Come join, be a part of the family!

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/lipedema_lipodema_lipoedema/?yguid=209645515

Subscribe: lipedema_lipodema_lipoedema-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

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MEN WITH LYMPHEDEMA

If you are a man with lymphedema; a man with a loved one with lymphedema who you are trying to help and understand come join us and discover what it is to be the master instead of the sufferer of lymphedema.

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/menwithlymphedema/

Subscribe: menwithlymphedema-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

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All About Lymphangiectasia

Support group for parents, patients, children who suffer from all forms of lymphangiectasia. This condition is caused by dilation of the lymphatics. It can affect the intestinal tract, lungs and other critical body areas.

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/allaboutlymphangiectasia/

Subscribe: allaboutlymphangiectasia-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

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Lymphatic Disorders Support Group @ Yahoo Groups

While we have a number of support groups for lymphedema... there is nothing out there for other lymphatic disorders. Because we have one of the most comprehensive information sites on all lymphatic disorders, I thought perhaps, it is time that one be offered.

DISCRIPTION

Information and support for rare and unusual disorders affecting the lymph system. Includes lymphangiomas, lymphatic malformations, telangiectasia, hennekam's syndrome, distichiasis, Figueroa
syndrome, ptosis syndrome, plus many more. Extensive database of information available through sister site Lymphedema People.

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/lymphaticdisorders/

Subscribe: lymphaticdisorders-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

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Lymphedema People New Wiki Pages

Have you seen our new “Wiki” pages yet?  Listed below are just a sample of the more than 140 pages now listed in our Wiki section. We are also working on hundred more.  Come and take a stroll! 

Lymphedema Glossary 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=glossary:listing 

Lymphedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema 

Arm Lymphedema  

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=arm_lymphedema 

Leg Lymphedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=leg_lymphedema 

Acute Lymphedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=acute_lymphedema 

The Lymphedema Diet 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=the_lymphedema_diet 

Exercises for Lymphedema  

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=exercises_for_lymphedema 

Diuretics are not for Lymphedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=diuretics_are_not_for_lymphedema 

Lymphedema People Online Support Groups 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_people_online_support_groups 

Lipedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lipedema 

Treatment 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=treatment 

Lymphedema and Pain Management 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_and_pain_management 

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) and Complex Decongestive Therapy (CDT)

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=manual_lymphatic_drainage_mld_complex_decongestive_therapy_cdt 

Infections Associated with Lymphedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=infections_associated_with_lymphedema 

How to Treat a Lymphedema Wound 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=how_to_treat_a_lymphedema_wound 

Fungal Infections Associated with Lymphedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=fungal_infections_associated_with_lymphedema 

Lymphedema in Children 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_in_children 

Lymphoscintigraphy 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphoscintigraphy 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=magnetic_resonance_imaging 

Extraperitoneal para-aortic lymph node dissection (EPLND) 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=extraperitoneal_para-aortic_lymph_node_dissection_eplnd 

Axillary node biopsy 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=axillary_node_biopsy

Sentinel Node Biopsy 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=sentinel_node_biopsy

 Small Needle Biopsy - Fine Needle Aspiration 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=small_needle_biopsy 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=magnetic_resonance_imaging 

Lymphedema Gene FOXC2

 http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_gene_foxc2

 Lymphedema Gene VEGFC

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_gene_vegfc

 Lymphedema Gene SOX18

 http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_gene_sox18

 Lymphedema and Pregnancy

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_and_pregnancy

Home page: Lymphedema People

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com

Page Updated: Dec. 14, 2011