Websites containing quality and reliable health information can provide people interested in oncology with valuable support and resources. You can follow the updates and news of these sites easily with RSS as described in this video.
If you don't want to learn how to use RSS, PeRSSonalized Nephrology, a free, simple, multi-lingual Webicina service that features the latest news of the most relevant social media resources focusing on medical conditions and specialties, is created for you.
This video shows how it works:
You can also insert the term "nephrology" into the custom Pubmed feed box, and you will receive the latest peer-reviewed articles focusing on nephrology automatically.
We collected the best sites focusing on nephrology-related support and information below. Please let us know if you have suggestions.
Description: "Hypertension, Dialysis, and Clinical Nephrology is a place for physicians and nurses who treat patients with kidney or renal disease. Here physicians and nurses can find answers to frequently asked hypertension, dialysis, and nephrology questions (FAQ), pointers to recent review articles, and summaries of hot new hypertension, dialysis, and nephrology papers, abstracts, and meeting presentations. Also, information about medical products, devices, services, and drugs pertaining to hypertension, dialysis, and clinical nephrology are provided, as is a list of links to relevant hypertension / dialysis / transplantation organizations, medical provider networks, and databases. Much of the information presented is collected from a distinguished editorial board composed of specialists in the field of kidney or renal disease."
Quality: "Hypertension, Dialysis, and Clinical Nephrology provides up-to-date, selected information on renal disorders and their treatment (hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis), and about hypertension, dialysis, and clinical nephrology topics."
Description: "The NANT provides educational opportunities, represents the nephrology technology professionals in the regulatory and legislative arena, encourages the development of nephrology professionals in leadership roles, and achieves recognition for the contribution of the nephrology technology practitioners to the total care of the CKD patient."
Quality: "The NANT mission is to promote the highest quality of care for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients through education and professionalism."
Description: "MedPage Today is the only service for physicians that provides a clinical perspective on the breaking medical news that their patients are reading. Co-developed by MedPage Today and The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education, each article alerts clinicians to breaking medical news, with summaries and actionable information enabling them to better understand the implications."
Description: "Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. After a simple, 1-time, free registration, Medscape automatically delivers you the specialty site that best fits your profile. You can also change your Medscape homepage to any of our other specialty and profession sites at any time."
Description: "The latest Urology News and Nephrology News articles published daily. Includes news on urinary tract diseases, urologic oncology, incontinence, kidney stones, cancers of the bladder, kidney, ureter, testicles, penis and urethra."
Quality: The most comprehensive medical news site. More than 2 million unique visitors every month.
Description: "The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) leads the fight against kidney disease by educating health professionals, sharing new knowledge, advancing research, and advocating the highest quality care for patients."
Quality: "More than 11,000 physicians and scientists, all committed to preventing kidney disease and making life better for patients, work together as members of the American Society of Nephrology."
Description: "Nephrology News and Issues, published its first issue in 1987 with the aim of informing readers of the latest developments in nephrology while providing a forum for the exchange of ideas among the professional disciplines responsible for delivering care to the end-stage renal disease patient."
Quality: Site description and contact information are available.
Description: "MDLinx connects healthcare professionals and patients to tomorrow’s medical knowledge and provides the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries with highly targeted interactive marketing, education, content, and research solutions."
Quality: "MDLinx is an award-winning, practical tool that busy physicians, healthcare professionals, and a growing number of educated consumers use to stay up to date with the latest research in the medical field."
Description: "RenalandUrologyNews.com publishes timely news coverage of scientific developments of interest to Nephrologists and Urologists, including in-depth coverage of all relevant medical conferences."
Quality: Site description and contact information are available.
Description: "The International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) is comprised of roughly 1500 pediatric nephrologists and allied professionals representing 89 countries around the world. Together, we work to disseminate knowledge about kidney disease in children in the areas where care is needed most."
Quality: "Our mission is to promote the optimal care of children with kidney disease worldwide by advocacy and education."
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