Encyclopedias

umm-med-encyc-100Medical Encyclopedia
Subject focus: Medical science
Subject focus: University of Maryland Medical Centre
Contains subject areas on Nutrition and diets, Injuries, Poisons, and the ability to research a specific disease or condition.

Websites

aust-sti-guidelines-100Australian STI Management Guidelines
Officially recognised as an Accepted Clinical Resource by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. All STIs can cause disease without producing symptoms. This resource provides information on: STI’s; syndromes; and infections.
better-health-channel-100Better Health Channel
The Better Health Channel, published by the Victorian Government, provides health and medical information that is quality assured, reliable, up to date, easy to understand and regularly reviewed. The subject matter covered includes: medical conditions; body parts and systems; food and fitness; preventative health; alcohol, drugs and tobacco; sexual health; and pregnancy and birth.
first-aid-red-cross-1001First Aid app – Red Cross
A free, comprehensive pocket guide to First Aid, giving you access to the most up to date First Aid information.
st-john-first-aid-100First Aid Facts – St John
A range of downloadable Fact Sheets, provided by St John, that are a basic guide to first aid, addressing common emergency situations.
qld-gov-100Health and wellbeing
Published and updated by Queensland Government. Covers a range of information on topics including: diet and nutrition; fitness and exercize; alcohol, smoking and drugs; conditions, diseases and treatments; and first aid.
healthywa-100HealthyWA
Published and updated by the Government of Western Australia. Topics include: health conditions; sexual health; healthy living; mental health; and first aid and medical.
immunise-aust-100Immunise Australia
A range of reputable resources on the subject of immunisation. Topics include: Why immunise?; Safety of vaccines; Myths about vaccination; and Childhood vaccination. An Australian, State and Territory Governments initiative.
medlineplus-100MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus is produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library. It brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
play-safe-100Play Safe
A range of reputable resources from the New South Wales Health Department. Topics include: Safe sex; Common STI’s; Testing; and Treatment.
who-logo-100World Health Organization
The World Health Organizations primary role is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations’ system. As an international organization that one of their main areas of work is in, promoting health through the life-course, they have health related information on a broad range of topics and are a reliable source of information.
your-room-100Your Room
A joint initiative by NSW Health and St Vincent’s Alcohol and Drug Information Service. Your Room offers information about alcohol and a wide range of drugs, how they can affect people, side effects, withdrawal, and how to get help.

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