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Optometry Resources

Medical images

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  • Point of Care Resources - example MDConsult
  • subscribed ebooks - Wills Eye Atlas 

Images from EBooks

Pacific's Licensed Image Collections

General Medical Images

  • Hardin MD - Medical and Disease Pictures  
    The links in Hardin MD's directory are annotated to indicate the presence of pictures.
  • Health Education Assets Library (HEAL)  
    HEAL is a searchable and browsable database of "over 2,000 [digital] images, audio clips and video clips. Educators and clinicians contribute their images and multimedia items so that they will me more readily available to other health science educators.
  • Health on the Net Media Gallery  
    The media gallery is indexed by body part and includes images of medical conditions and procedures.
  • MedPix  
    The MedPix database is provided by the Departments of Radiology and Biomedical Informatics, Uniformed Services University. Radiology images predominate, but pathology, ophthalmology, dermatology, and endoscopy images are also included.
  • Public Health Image Library  
    PHIL welcomes use of their material for reference, teaching, presentation, and public health messages. The content is organized into categories by people, place, and science, and is presented as single images, image sets, and multimedia files.
  • Wellcome Trust (UK) The Biomedical Collection holds over 40 000 high-quality images from the clinical and biomedical sciences. Selected from the UK's leading teaching hospitals and research institutions, it covers disease, surgery, general healthcare, sciences from genetics to neuroscience including the full range of imaging techniques. Available under Creative Commons license. 

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