(NIH) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney
Nurses' Association (ANNA)
American Society of Nephrology
Society of Nephrology (ISN)
Physicians Association (RPA)
for Organ Sharing Homepage (United Network for Organ
Sharing) UNOS offers a variety of informational resources
for transplant patients, the transplant community, health
care professionals and the general public.
National Guideline Clearinghouse (Agency for Health Care
Policy and Research (AHCPR)) A public resource for evidence-based
clinical practice guidelines. NGC is sponsored by the Agency
for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) in partnership
with the American Medical Association and the American Association
of Health Plans.
cancerTrials (National Cancer Institute) NCI's new comprehensive
clinical trials information site for patients, health professionals,
and the public. Includes information on understanding trials,
deciding whether to participate in trials, finding specific
trials, plus research news and other resources.
Renal Data System (USRDS) The United States Renal Data
System (USRDS) is a national data system which collects, analyzes,
and distributes information about end-stage renal disease
(ESRD) in the United States.
Diseases and Disorders
Endocrine Diseases (KIBIC at the Karolinska Institute)
Internet Renal Rounds
Nephrology and Hypertension
(Ari Kostadaras, M.D.)
Service (Walter Reed Army Medical Center) Site includes
a variety of tools and educational materials (e.g. a Serum
Creatinine Plotting Tool, internally peer-reviewed lecture
notes, and referral guidelines for nephrology. (WARNING: parts
of this site are graphics intensive and will load slowly over
Biopsy Case Reviews (University of North Carolina at
(CHORUS) A "quick reference" hypertext for physicians
and medical students describing diseases, radiological findings,
differential-diagnosis lists, and pertinent anatomy, pathology,
Brenner & Rector's The Kidney Yale/YNHH only
Renal Image Bank (University of Southern California)
Tables of Contents, Abstracts, etc.
American Journal of Kidney Diseases
Journal of Nephrology
of the American Society of Nephrology
AJP: Renal Physiology
(American Physiological Society/HighWire Press) Available
to Yale/YNHH community with institutional subscription.
and Experimental Nephrology (Springer) Full text from
1999 to the present available to Yale/YNHH community.
(Springer) Full text from vol. 39, no. 11 (1996) to the
present available free with print subscription to Yale/YNHH
Hypertension, Dialysis, and
Clinical Nephrology (HDCN): Renal Diseases Electronic Journal
of the American Society of Nephrology (MD Consult) Articles
from 1995 to the present may be searched in MD Consult. Restricted
by IP address to Yale/YNHH community.
International (Blackwell Science) Full text from 1998
to the present available to the Yale/YNHH community.
Transplantation (Oxford University Press) Free access
with institutional subscription. Restricted by IP address
to Yale/YNHH community.
Nephrology (Springer) Full text from vol. 10, no. 4 (1996)
to the present available to Yale/YNHH community.
in Dialysis (Blackwell Science) Full text from 1999 to
the present available to the Yale/YNHH community.
Book of Nephrology, Hypertension & Mineral Metabolism
(MD Consult) Articles from 1994 to the present may be
searched in MD Consult. Restricted by IP address to Yale/YNHH
Lists, Discussion Groups and Newsgroups
Nephro-L NEPHROL is an unmoderated on-line discussion
group and Internet resource for nephrology professionals and
those in allied areas of medicine.
- A Nephrology Discussion Group This list will provide
a forum to exchange information, share ideas and discuss concerns,
for those nephrologists and related professionals interested
in the discussion of topics in the field of nephrology/renal
pathology, and in the area of transplantation science.
Patient Education Resources
Consumer Health (Cushing/Whitney Medical Library)
Directory of Diplomates (American Board of Internal Medicine)
Search for board certified physicians in internal medicine
and all subspecialties by ZIP code, city, county, or country.
(Cushing/Whitney Medical Library)
(NIH) National Institute
of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease
(Healthtel Corporation) A multidiscipline guide to ranked,
peer-reviewed, annotated, and updated clinical medicine resources.
Registration is free but required.
News and Issues
RenalNet Information Service
The Nephron Information
Uroweb (EAU -- The European
Association of Urology) This site is, as the EAU puts it,
"an Internet service for urologists composed by professionals
and screened and supervised by experts."
Texts and Textbooks
American Medicine-SAM (Scientific American, Inc.) Restricted
to members of the Yale-New Haven Medical Center community.Scientific
American Medicine provides physicians, residents, physician
assistants, nurse practitioners,and medical students a current
and comprehensive medical information resource, covering all
15 subspecialties of internal medicine.
Iowa Family Practice Handbook: Genitourinary (University
of Iowa) The University of Iowa's Family Practice Handbook's
(3rd Edition, Chapter 11) chapter on Genitourinary and Renal
University and Yale-New Haven Medical Center