Health Facts Plus: Linking to MedlinePlus
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You are welcome to link to MedlinePlus (http//medlineplus.gov) and to any of its over 700 health topic pages. Please indicate that the link is to MedlinePlus or the National Library of Medicine.
How not to link to MedlinePlus You may not frame or manipulate web addresses (URLs) so that MedlinePlus pages appear on a URL other than www.nlm.nih.gov or medlineplus.gov .You may not give the impression or create the illusion that MedlinePlus content is under another domain name or location.
MedlinePlus contains both non-copyrighted and licensed, copyrighted material. We cannot give you permission to link to licensed material. You may not link to all of the copyrighted source content from any licensed product.
Following are the copyrighted sources on MedlinePlus with contact information for each:
MedMaster: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists - email@example.com
USP DI: United States Pharmacopeia Drug Information - firstname.lastname@example.org
Natural Standard - email@example.com
Encyclopedia: A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia - firstname.lastname@example.org
Hospital directory: American Hospital Association - http://www.aha.org/aha/whats_new/credits.html
Interactive Health Tutorials: Patient Education Institute - http://www.patient-education.com/contact.asp
Medical Dictionary: Merriam-Webster, http://www.merriam-webster.com/info/contact.htm
Surgery Videos: OR-Live and spl3D.com - http://www.slp3d.com/contact.cfm
Graphics and text you can use to link to MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to references to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, the latest health news, and surgery videos.
The images and text shown below on this page should assist you in coding your html links to us. Choose a plain text or graphic link and paste the
block of HTML code under it right into your page.
To point users to MedlinePlus and open the results in a new window, the code is:
Search MedlinePlus to find authoritative consumer health information.
SearchMedlinePlus174; to find authoritative consumer health information.
We welcome you to place the MedlinePlus search box on your Web site as long as you:
clearly identify the box as belonging to MedlinePlus
display the search results in their own window, not in a frame
use the exact search code provided below
link the word MedlinePlus or the graphic to the MedlinePlus homepage, http://medlineplus.gov.
To put the MedlinePlus search box on your own page and open the results in the same window, the code is: