Research Guides: Medicine

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Library Resources

Administrative Research Materials

Project Muse Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • US History
  • Humanities and social science
  • Scholarly Journals, Book Reviews, Theater Reviews, Pamphlets
  • All full-text, PDF

Databases

CINAHL Complete Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Nursing, Allied Health
  • Scholarly Journals, Trade Journals
  • Many full-text articles; some articles have citation and abstract information only
  • 1981 to present; embargos on some publications
  • EBSCOHost search interface

Health and Wellness Resource Center Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Medicine
  • Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Handbooks, Magazines, Pamphlets, Reports, Scholarly Journals, Trade Journals, Websites  
  • Mostly full-text; some citations to journal articles
  • Publications include Gale medical encyclopedias, Merriam-Webster’s Medical Desk Dictionary, Medical Health Information Directory, and many more

Health Reference Center Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Handbooks, Biographies, Images, Multimedia
  • All full-text
  • Clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.
  • Facts on File search interface

Health Reference Center Academic Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Health Reference Center Academic
  • Medicine
  • Scholarly Journals, Reports, Encyclopedias, Handbooks, Dictionaries, Images,
  • Many full-text articles; some articles have citation and abstract information only
  • Publications include CareNotesConsumer LabDrugNotesGale Encyclopedia of Medicine,Harvard Special Health Report, and many more

Magill's Medical Guide Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Medicine, Nursing, Allied Health
  • Encyclopedia
  • All full-text
  • Content from Magill's Medical Guide
  • Most recent edition

Medcom Trainex Restricted Resource
  • Nursing videos
  • Nursing

PubMed Restricted Resource
  • Medicine
  • Mostly citations; some citations link to full-text
  • Content from National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) 

ScienceDirect Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Sciences, Psychology, Medicine, Nursing
  • Scholarly Journals, E-books, Handbooks
  • Many full-text articles; some articles have citation and abstract information only

Encyclopedias

Anatomica : The Complete Home Medical Reference
Print Location: R121 .O884 2001
Reference Collection
Magill's Medical Guide
Print Location: RC41.M34 2008
Reference Collection
5 volumes
Merck Manual of Medical Information
Print Location: RC81.M535 2003
Reference Collection
Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z
Print Location: RA784 .N838 2004
Reference Collection
2 volumes
Ultimate Medical Encyclopedia : Understanding, Preventing, and Treating Medical Conditions
Print Location: RC81.U483 2010
Reference Collection

Dictionaries

American Heritage Medical Dictionary Restricted Resource
E-Book - Credo Reference
Elsevier's Dictionary of Abbreviations, Acronyms, Synonyms, and Symbols Used in Medicine
Print Location: R121.T787 2004
Reference Collection
Oxford Illustrated Companion to Medicine
Print Location: R121 .O884 2001
Reference Collection

Handbooks & Guides

Complete Home Guide To Herbs, Natural Healing, And Nutrition
Print Location: RM666.H33 D378 2003

Mayo Clinic Family Health Book
Print Location: RC81.M473 2003
Reference Collection
Medical Tests Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Medical Tests...
Print Location: RC71.3.M447 2004

Natural Pharmacy Restricted Resource
E-book - Ebrary
New Harvard Guide to Women's Health Restricted Resource
E-book - Credo Reference
Take Care of Yourself Restricted Resource
E-book - Safari

Websites

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
The CDC maintains several departments concerned with occupational safety and health, such as the Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Includes A-Z site index
Food and Drug Administration
Source: U.S. Department of Health & Human Resources – Updates and information for staying safe and healthy including food; drugs; medical devices; vaccines, blood & biologics, animal & veterinary; cosmetics; radiation-emitting products; and tobacco products. 
Healthfinder
Source: U.S. Department of Health & Human Resources -- Reliable health information from the Federal government. Offering quick guides to healthy living, personalized health advice, and tips and tools
Medline Plus
Source:  National Institutes of Health
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Source: National Institutes of Health
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe.

Organizations

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Alyssa Valenti
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  • R -- Medicine (General)
  • RA -- Public aspects of medicine
  • RC -- Internal medicine
  • QM – Human Anatomy
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