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Here are a range of links to digital databases which provide a range of resources of value for learning. Resources include images and videos.

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Laparoscopy - 17/05/2002
A database of images and videos illustrating a range of surgical techniques using laparoscopy. Beware download times over a modem.

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Dermatlas - dermatology digital image resource - 18/11/2002
There are currently 2213 images in this very useful database. They have 3 main index headings - 'categories', 'diagnoses' and 'body sites'.

- 05/11/2002
A superb image search engine that crawls the web looking for images with a reference to the search terms selected by the searcher. In beta version at present. A fantastic way of finding useful educational resources in healthcare.

Hamburg University - 17/05/2002
Univerity of Hamburg Image library containing some excellent examples of 3d images, movies and animations of the human body. Beware of download times.

Health on the Net(HON) - 04/10/2002
HONmedia is a repository of around 3,000 images and videos covering a variety of topics

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic variation - 11/06/2002
An image bank supported by the Virtual Hospital, University of Iowa.

NELH Image banks on Anatomy - 17/05/2002
A set of links to Image banks available for learning.

Stanford Biocomp Centre - 17/05/2002 Homepage with Image Bank - 17/05/2002
An excellent site which has a series of moulages and an image database of trauma images organised by body part. The moulages allow you to work through clinical scenarios with problems to respond to which have an interesting feedback methodology. Very good.

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