"The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the lead Federal agency charged with improving the safety and quality of America's health care system. AHRQ develops the knowledge, tools, and data needed to improve the health care system and help Americans, health care professionals, and policymakers make informed health decisions."
The Merck Manual has been in publication since 1899. "As the Manual evolved, it continually expanded the reach and depth of its offerings to reflect the mission of providing the best medical information of the day to a wide cross-section of users, including medical professionals and students, veterinarians and veterinary students, and consumers."
This commercial site contains a listing of thousands of industry-sponsored clinical trials as well as databases listing drug therapies in use in clinical trials and new drug therapies recently approved by the FDA.
This National Library of Medicine site provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research studies. You can search for open clinical trials, and clinical trial results, from studies in the United States and in over 200 countries. .
This is a comprehensive resource from the NCI that provides a searchable database for current cancer clinical trials and links to educational materials describing what clinical trials are and why they are important.
The Faces Pain Scale – Revised (FPS-R) is a self-report measure of pain intensity developed for children. It was adapted from the Faces Pain Scale to make it possible to score the sensation of pain on the widely accepted 0-to-10 metric.
"The Silver Book, launched in 2006, is an almanac of compelling statistics that bring together all of the most current data on chronic disease, all into one place, while spotlighting the promise of innovation in mitigating the burden of disease. The database currently houses thousands of free facts from hundreds of sources, and is continuously updated in order to bring the latest data to the fingertips of those shaping policy."