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CONSUMER HEALTH RESOURCES

Consumer Health Information is available from several places on the Library Web Site:
 
  • CATALOG
  • The Library collects materials designed to be used with patients.  To find these materials, search the catalog by subject, attaching the sub-heading "popular works" to your subject (e.g. ASTHMA--POPULAR WORKS).

  • LEXIS-NEXIS
  • The General Medical & Health Topics database allows you to browse the full-text of Medical journals and newsletters providing information on drug interactions, cancer, poison, disease, trauma, and medical administration.

  • MDCONSULT
  • MDConsult and FIRSTConsult offer access to evidence-based patient education materials. In MDConsult, select the option for "Patient Handouts" on the blue tabs across the top of the screen. In FIRSTConsult, select the option for "Patient Education" on the blue bar on the side of the screen.




  • NATURAL MEDICINES COMPREHENSIVE DATABASE
  • Each entry in the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database contains a patient education handout.



  • INTERNET RESOURCES
  • NOTE:The material and links at this site are intended for informational purposes and should not be construed as medical advice or instruction. Consult your health professional for advice relating to a medical problem or condition.