Sometimes you need to evaluate information that you read online. The SIFT Strategy is a process that can guide you when evaluating a source.
This is a very watered down version of the SIFT strategy taken from: Four Moves and a Habit by Mike Caulfield; Liz Delf; Rob Drummond; and Kristy Kelly. You should really read the original source for more context.
Includes several useful tools that provide more information about prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, current drug trials, and recalls. The FDA website includes a wealth of non-drug information too.
Daily Med is a database of drug label/package insert information brought to you by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) using the most recent information submitted by manufacturers to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It includes a pill identifier tool.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Drug Information Portal gives users a gateway to selected drug information from U.S. Government agencies.
A guide to prescription and over-the-counter medication information including herbs and supplements from the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
Herbs at a Glance - National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) "Herbs at a Glance is a series of brief fact sheets that provides basic information about specific herbs or botanicals—common names, what the science says, potential side effects and cautions, and resources for more information." The NCCIH is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The ODS includes a dictionary, fact sheets, videos, and more, all related to dietary supplements. The ODS is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Developed by the National Institute on Aging, these worksheets can help you navigate medical decision making.