Patient Health and Safety is one of the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority’s concerns. Ever patient that we serve is special and important to the Authority in achieving our Accreditation and Mission Objectives. Therefore, we have compiled a list that will assist you in learning about common health issues facing our Island. Additionally, the links below will give you a better preventative defense strategy.
Mesothelioma Lawyer Center
This site will assist any patient affected by asbestos exposure and may have Mesothelioma Cancer, as a result of the exposure, to locate an attorney in your area to help obtain for the patient financial compensation which will help towards treatment and quality of life.
Medline Plus, National Library of Medicine, NIH
A good ‘one-stop’ site for all health resources. This site includes health topics; interactive tutorials on conditions, procedures, surgeries and prevention with animated graphics; supplements, and a medical encyclopedia
A health tools section has videos and slide shows which are great for people who prefer other means of learning besides print. The quizzes can be used in secondary education health and anatomy classes
Healthfinder, sponsored by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health promotion
This is a very organized database with links to carefully selected health information from over 1,500 health related agencies. Take a look at the online checkups section for health quizzes, health information, articles and links to related organizations
The site is geared toward people who want to have fun while learning. This is a look, listen and learn interactive website on 29 health topics. They have medical savings programs for their medicines.
National Heart, Blood and Lung institute, DHHS, NIH
Topics: heart and vascular diseases, lung diseases, blood diseases, sleep disorders, and obesity. Site includes health assessment tools, recipes, downloadable pamphlets, education campaigns and education tutorials.
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
Topics: diabetes, digestive diseases, kidney and urologic diseases, endocrine and metabolic diseases and hematologic diseases. Easy to read publications can be downloaded or ordered
The site is geared toward seniors and individuals with disabilities along with their caregivers. This site is a search database to find local services
Peace office on Guam, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Prevention programs for youth
The site is a great local resource for drug and suicide prevention. There are links to sites that can be used for teaching purposes and hotline resources for those looking for support.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Get more involved with your healthcare
Check out the Consumers and Patients section for information on improving your quality of care, prevention and wellness and more. Download the checklists for men and women before your next family annual physical
American Cancer Society
Learn more about certain types of cancers, get help with cancer treatment decisions, find local support groups. The site is simple, without references to other sites
Medline Plus, on Diabetes
This MedlinePlus site is a great introduction to how useful MedlinePlus is for this condition and many others.
American Diabetes Association
The site has something for everyone. There is a Diabetes Risk Test that everyone should take. Step out for Diabetes, is a program you might want to join. Books and resources such pedometers can be ordered
Move 4 Life, by the New York State Physical Activity Coalition
Want support to increase physical activity? Participants can set their own personal goals, ranging from moderate activities to more intense ones, then record their daily activities and begin tracking progress.
The Information Guides, also known as PERC Pathways, are lists of sources relating to a specific cancer diagnosis or issue. The purpose is to help newly diagnosed patients and their loved ones find sources of information and support.
Useful Medical Links
Naval Hospital, Guam – The only Military Hospital on Guam.
Webmed – Find all your health and medical needs here…
Critpath – Go here to a AIDS research and information site.
PMC Isla Health System – Welcome to PMC, Guam Clinic.
Guam Medical Society – Official Guam Medical Society Website.
WebMD – WebMD Health site.
Medscape – site that offers physicians resources to various health issues.
American Medical Association – AMA Advocacy, News, Clinical Practice tools.
Physician’s Online – Physician’s Portal and Community.
MD Direct – Connecting Physicians and Employers.
NCBI Pubmed – National library of Medicine.
Medline Plus – NLM Health Information.
Health Web – Linking you to the best in Health Information.
Disease Control Center – National Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Medical Assistant Colleges – A resource site for new college students interested in Medical Assistant field.
Mesothelioma Resource Online Colleges – A excellent resource site Mesothelioma Symptoms