Online Companion: Fundamentals of Nursing Standards and Practice 2E


Web Links

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.dhhs.gov
The federal government's primary office for health matters.

American Nurses Association
http://www.nursingworld.org
The site of the national professional nursing association

American Medical Association
http://www.ama-assn.org
The site of the national medical professional association.

Food and Drug Administration
http://www.fda.gov
This agency regulates food, drugs and cosmetics to protect the U.S consumer.

Centers for Disease Control
http://www.cdc.gov
This site includes reports of disease control, occupational hazards and other information from the Surgeon General of U.S.

Health Care Finance Administration
http://www.hcfa.gov
This site has information about Medicare and Medicaid and other federal government health programs.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
http://www.ahcpr.gov
This site provides access to news, research and consumer health information.