Cardiovascular Center

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Resources and Helpful Links

Web Sites

American Heart Association Web site's Diseases & Conditions section provides helpful information on cardiovascular disease. Brochures, covering a wide range of cardiovascular health and stroke topics, are also available free by visiting the Web site's Publication's section.

Medem's award-winning Medical Library represents the full range of patient education information from its partner medical societies.

HealthWeb is a project of the health sciences libraries of the Greater Midwest Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine and those of the Committee for Institutional Cooperation.

National Library of Medicine's Web site includes links to a variety of useful resources to enable consumers to make informed decisions about their health.

MedlinePlus provides consumer health materials and links, chosen and reviewed for quality by the National Library of Medicine. The visitor may choose text in either English or Spanish.

HSTAT is a free, government-sponsored Web-based resource of text documents that provide health information and support health care decision-making.

NOAH: New York Online Access to Health is a collaborative project of the City University of New York Office of Library Services, the Metropolitan New York Library Council, the New York Academy of Medicine Library, the New York Public Library, the Queens Borough Public Library and the Brooklyn Public Library for the public to get reliable consumer health information.

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides credible information on critical health issues and is an arm of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Healthfinder was developed by the US Department of Health and Human Services and other federal agencies. It is a key resource for finding government and nonprofit health information on the Internet.

National Institutes of Health's clinical trials Web site was developed by the US National Institutes of Health through its National Library of Medicine. It provides the public with current information about clinical research studies.

The Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital offer patients direct access to a wide range of clinical trials. Many of these trials are summarized and include a brief description of the study purpose and basic qualifications for participation.

National Women's Health Information Center, a service of the Office on Women's Health in the Department of Health and Human Services, is a gateway to the vast array of federal and other women's health information resources.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources, and sleep disorders.

Resource Centers

Medical College of Wisconsin's Todd Wehr Library, located on the third floor of the Medical College Health Research Center, is open to the public during the academic year Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to midnight; Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to midnight. During holidays and summer, the hours are shortened. To check out material you can purchase a library card for $35 a year. Reference desk: (414) 456-8302.

The Froedtert and Dynacare Community Health Resource Center (CHRC), a joint program with the Medical College of Wisconsin Libraries, offers a wealth of informational resources for patients and their families. The CHRC is located on the second floor of the Froedtert & Medical College East Clinics building and is staffed by Medical College librarians.

Resources available within the CHRC include:

  • Computer stations with Internet access
  • Medical books and periodicals
  • Videotapes on relevant healthcare topics
  • Video viewing room

The CHRC is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call the CHRC at (414) 805-4311.


Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Library is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and located at 9000 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226. For more information, call (414) 266-2340.
For a list of pediatric resources, please go to the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Web site:

Small Stones hours

Monday and Friday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Closed on Sundays

Visit the Small Stones Web site at: or call, (414) 805-6520. Small Stones is sponsored by Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin.

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