Category Archives: Medical

Safety data for drugs and medical devices

I added “Safety” sections to the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices entries.  They contain the relevant FDA databases and two new private resources, AdverseEvents and Clarimed, which make it easy to look up adverse effects reports for drugs and medical devices, respectively.

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Was your doctor paid to promote that drug?

I added ProPublica’s Dollars for Docs database of payments made by  pharmaceutical companies to physicians to the resources you might want to check when doing background research on Doctors.   Especially relevant for background checks on medical researchers and expert witnesses.

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Web 2.0 r8ings 4 m.d.s

Web 2.0 review sites used to focus on books, music and consumer products, but now they are posting patient feedback on medical professionals too.   I added both AAVO, a social media site known for rating lawyers, and Angie’s List, which originally rated tradesmen, to the … Continue reading

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Free drug and diseases information resource

I added Epocrates Online, a free source for drug and disease information, to the Medical Materials and Pharmaceuticals entries.

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