Other Places To Get Help
|American College of Surgeons|
|633 North Saint Claire Street|
|Chicago, IL 60611-3211|
Contact the American College of Surgeons for the names of surgeons in your area. The Web site also has educational information to help people learn about operations and surgical care. The American College of Surgeons Web site has the most current information about surgical procedures, diseases, tests, medicines, and pain management, collected from government and professional sources.
|KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and Teens|
|Nemours Home Office|
|10140 Centurion Parkway|
|Jacksonville, FL 32256|
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It has a wide range of information about children's health, from allergies and diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
|National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse|
|2 Information Way|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-3570|
This clearinghouse is a service of the U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The clearinghouse answers questions; develops, reviews, and sends out publications; and coordinates information resources about digestive diseases. Publications produced by the clearinghouse are reviewed carefully for scientific accuracy, content, and readability.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference April 5, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine