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Family Practice Information Resources

The following web sites and online resources may be useful in a Family Practice setting. Each person should carefully evaluate each resource to make sure it fits his or her specific needs.


Web sites

Cancer Education for Patients Cancer Resources


Educational Videos (YouTube videos unless otherwise noted)

iPad/iPhone apps for healthcare providers

General Health and Cancer Information

Lab Results
  • Pocket Lab Values: More than 320 lab values and information on the purposes of various tests
  • ARUP Consult: A test selection and decision support tool
Medical Reference Pharmaceutical Information & Medical Calculators Language Assistance Miscellaneous
  • Dragon Dictation: Voice recognition application
  • Amazon Kindle: Access e-books through Amazon, including many medical reference texts
  • Goodnotes: Make and organize written notes and diagrams
  • Dropbox: Cloud-based storage; allows you to access your files from multiple sources


iPad/iPhone apps for patients

Medical Information
  • Medical encyclopedia: Medical reference
  • ASCO Guides on 120 types of cancer; tools to keep track of symptoms and questions for healthcare providers
  • MyChart: Access to your lab results, appointments, and other information; requires that your healthcare provider provides this information online in a compatible format
Weight Loss
  • Lose It: Tool for setting weight-loss and calorie goals

Toolkits/Guides for Providers