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Therapist Assistant: Diseases + Disabling Conditions

This guide will help Therapist Assistant students find research information in the OC Library collections and on the Internet.

Diseases + Disabling Conditions Websites

- browse and search under Health Topics
BC Ministry of Health
     Clinical practice guidelines and protocols in British Columbia (BC Guidelines for health practitioners & professionals) - browse by alphabetical listing, download PDF guides for patients
     For a full list of disease-specific support organizations, see Self-Management British Columbia Community Resources (BC Ministry of Health - Patients as Partners Initiative)
Health Canada
Public Health Agency of Canada
MedlinePlus (US National Library of Medicine)
Merck manual: The Merck manual of diagnosis and therapy  (free on web) - lands in Professional version and can switch to Consumer version in everyday language & useful for patient education
US Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
US National Institutes of Health

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