MedlinePlus

By | September 22, 2011

The MedlinePlus API provides access to MedlinePlus health topic data in XML format. The service accepts keyword searches as requests and returns links to relevant English-language health topics in ranked order. The output also includes supplemental data such as health topic summaries, related vocabulary, and keyword-in-context snippets.

Name
MedlinePlus
Documentation
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/webservices.html
Protocol
REST
WSDL
Endpoint
http://wsearch.nlm.nih.gov/ws/
Topic
Medicine
Type
Tags
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Description

Health information service

Further information

The MedlinePlus API provides access to MedlinePlus health topic data in XML format. The service accepts keyword searches as requests and returns links to relevant English-language health topics in ranked order. The output also includes supplemental data such as health topic summaries, related vocabulary, and keyword-in-context snippets.

Original source
ProgrammableWeb

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