Clinical reference materials

The following links provide access to clinical reference material available on the Internet. The list should serve as a good starting point for clinicians interested in learning about Web-based reference material. This list is not meant to be a comprehensive list of Internet-based clinical reference material. 

Medline search tools

Professional/specialty information

  • Medical Matrix

    • Excellent source of ranked, peer-reviewed, annotated, updated clinical medicine resources sponsored by Healthtel Corporation. While use of this site is free, first-time users must complete a brief questionnaire and establish a username and password.

Journals and professional societies

Journal sites are sponsored by the publisher and include mostly abstracts with occasional full text. Professional society sites include a variety of materials.

General/internal medicine

Family medicine



Web textbooks


Primary Care information

Information patients might see online

Healthcare tools and utilities