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September 1, 2002

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My Favorite Bookmarks

Originally Published MPMN September 2002


My Favorite Bookmarks

David Rivera
R&D Engineering Specialist
Allegiance, a Cardinal Health Co.

Zachary Turke

David Rivera

American Association for Respiratory Care ( is a comprehensive one-stop source for information relating to respiratory care. We produce a variety of related products, including medication nebulizers, breathing circuits, and oxygen-therapy devices, and the site is helpful for understanding the day-to-day concerns faced by our customers. Covering a variety of pertinent topics, the page is host to a variety of studies, abstracts, and news articles.

American College of Chest Physicians ( contains clinical and technical information relating to cardiopulmonary medicine. The site's best feature is its exhaustive search function that allows you to pull up a list of relevant abstracts using a single keyword. In most cases, this search is more than sufficient to provide the information I'm looking for, but when it isn't, there is also a handy list of hyperlinks to other Internet sites that can serve as resources. ( is where I go when I need to convert something. The page contains more than 5000 units and 30,000 conversions, so I've always been able to find the equation I needed. And while this site is certainly functional, it also has its humorous side. Click under the Fun Stuff heading, and convert your age to dog years, find out how many days until your retirement, or even pick lottery numbers.

IHS Health Group ( supplies unbiased market information on the domestic and international healthcare industry. With reports available for download in a pdf format complete with charts and graphs, the site helps to identify growth markets and keep tabs on industry trends and developing technologies. The page also contains a regulatory section that can serve as a supplement to FDA resources.

Allegiance, a Cardinal Health Co. (McGaw Park, IL; supplies surgical instruments, procedure packs, oxygen masks, intravenous solutions, patient-care supplies, diagnostic instrumentation, and other products worldwide. The company also offers contract services spanning clinical and productivity consulting, supply packaging, and just-in-time delivery.

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