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Hospital Records Database

This new joint project from the Wellcome Trust and the UK Public Record Office helps researchers locate records of hospitals all over the UK. The database currently contains over 2,800 entries and may be searched by hospital or town name. Information contained in the database includes administrative details of the hospitals, location and covering dates of administrative and clinical records, and...
Digital Public Library of America: Application "WUD"

Originally developed at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, while organizing a medicine and food virtual exhibition, WUD is "a customised search engine and online curation tool" that allows searching across two major collections of digitized cultural heritage materials: Europeana and the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). WUD is available both as an app and in a desktop version. WUD is...
History of Medicine and Medical Humanities

Scholars and students interested in interdisciplinary approaches to medical discourse, as well as the generally curious, may want to check out this website created by McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. This research portal offers visitors links to a variety of resources related to the History of Medicine and Medical Humanities, with the aim of "gather[ing] resources in medical humanities for...
Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries

Medicine and art combine through Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries. This resource allows readers to virtually explore an exhibit from the Science Museum in London, which features more than 3,000 items (as of this write-up) from around the world that highlight some of the most substantial medical advancements and instruments. The exhibit seeks to help viewers "better understand the human body,"...