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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

The Medical Research Library of Brooklyn

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.

CLINIALKEY

ClinicalKey offers access to evidence-based patient education materials. Click ont the pull-down menu labeled "More" and select "Patient Education"..

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.