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About.com: Before You Have A Hysterectomy
Information about reasons a hysterectomy might be required, as well as options. Articles and links to other resources.
Information for consumers from the New York State Department of Health. Provides information about uterus and ovary functions, health issues that may require a hysterectomy, other treatments that may be tried, and a list of questions to ask the doctor.
Hysterectomy: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Describes the various types of procedures, reasons, risks and what to expect afterward.
Leaflet gives a brief overview of the operation, with an FAQ and illustrations.