Patient Education
Patient Resources - Links for Reference:

Vegas Valley Transportation Options
Transportation companies.pdf

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
http://www.aaos.org/
The Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world.

American Medical Association
http://www.ama-assn.org/
The official web site of the American Medical Association.

Desert Orthopaedic Center
http://www.doclv.com/pat_ed.asp
Medical information for various orthopedic injuries.

National Osteoporosis Foundation
http://www.nof.org/
The National Osteoporosis Foundation is a leading resource for up-to-date, medically sound information on the causes, prevention, detection and treatment of osteoporosis.

Governmental Links

Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Division of Health Care Financing and Policy
http://www.dhcfp.nv.gov/advancedirectives.htm
Advance Directives Forms and Information.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov
Fact sheets, disease prevention and other health info; links to state and local health departments.

National Library of Medicine
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
The National Library of Medicine Web site provides diverse health information.

Medicare
http://www.medicare.gov/
The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
http://www.fda.gov
Comprehensive information about drugs, medical devices, products and current research.

U.S. Pharmacopia
http://www.usp.org
Standards for more than 3,700 medications and dietary supplements.