Medical and Pediatric Oncology
wiley.com/jpages/0098-1532. This is another journal from Wiley
publishing house. The table of contents and abstracts from
this peer reviewed monthly journal are available
from this site free for non subscribers.
Child Recall -
www.childrecall.com. This free web site has been designed to assist parents
in providing a safer environment for their
children and in providing a comprehensive and user friendly database that enables parents to
determine if they own any recalled products posing
danger to their children. The database contains
hundreds of products that have been recalled during the
past 10 years in the USA. It groups the many items
in easily identifiable product categories allowing
the user to search by product category,
manufacturer or recall date. Another feature is the Child
Product Register, which enables parents to register
their children's products by product type and manufacturer. By using this feature, parents
will be notified via e-mail should their
registered products become recalled in the future. The
site also provides extensive information on many different areas of child safety.
Genes and Disease -
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/disease/. This site, from the National Center
for Biotechology Information provides an excellent framework for the complete sequencing of
the human genome. It provides details of the
linkage of various genes with disease. The site has
been well classified with each chromosome and its disease associations on a separate page.
Virtual Children's Hospital
- http://vch.vh.org. Virtual Children's Hospital is a service of
the Children's Hospital of Iowa and University of Iowa Health Care. This is one of the largest
and authentic sources of pediatric information on
the internet, both for the patient and the doctor.
The Virtual Children's Hospital digital library was created in 1994 to help meet the information
needs and act as a health promotion tool for health
care providers and patients and their families.
www.thalassemia.com. This web site on thalassemia is from the Northern
California Comprehensive Thalassemia Center at
Children's Hospital, Oakland. This site covers all the
aspects of care, including medical treatment,
genetic aspects, news and updates, psychosocial
issues, home care to patient/peer support,
Frequently Asked Questions and a patients forum.
MRCP Teaching Page -
http://ashmed.com/ram/index.html. This web site contains information
for those appearing for the MRCPCH examination. There is an exhaustive collection of past
question papers with the answers. An online practice
test is expected soon. This site will be of immense
help for those appearing for the exam.
Paediatric ECG of the Week -
www.paedcard.com/index.html. This site
is maintained by a pediatric cardiologist, Dr.
Marion Tipple from Vancouver, Canada. It contains
a weekly ECG quiz on Pediatric cardiology with accompanying explanations. Archives of
past issues are also available.
Healthweb: Pediatrics -
www.galter.nwu.edu/hw/ped. This page is a collaborative effort of the
Galter Health Sciences Library and the Health Web project. The Health Web is collection on links
on various specialities in medicine. The section
on pediatrics is well classified and reviewed. The
links in the pediatric section are classified into
the following groups: organizations, general resources, publications, educational resources
and practice guidelines.
Department of Pediatrics,
Base Hospital, Delhi Cantonment,
Delhi, India 110 010,