Consumer Health Research Guide

KC/Wright State and Affiliates Catalog
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Useful MeSH SUBJECT HEADINGS for this topic:

  Clinical medicine
Clinical medicine-handbooks
Disease
Disease-handbooks
Internal medicine
Internal medicine-handbooks
  Health education
Medicine
Medicine--handbooks
Patient education
disease by name*
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Useful LC SUBJECT HEADINGS for this topic:

  Health education
Health promotion
Patient education

Useful NLM CALL NUMBERS on this subject:

  WB 13 Medical encyclopedias
  WB 39 Medicine. Handbooks
  WB 115 Internal Medicine
  WB 141 General diagnosis

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R WB 39 F394f Ferri's Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment
R WB 39 H2358 Handbook Of Diseases
R WB 102 F565 The 5-Minute Clinical Consult
R WB 115 H322 Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
R WB 200 D3194 Degowin's Diagnostic Examination

PERIODICAL INDEXES/DATABASES

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Health Source: Consumer Edition
Provides access to nearly 590 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 627 journals
 
CINAHL (Nursing and Allied Health)
Index to nursing and allied health periodicals. For articles with a consumer health focus, use Consumer Health Journals limit option  
 
Alt-Health Watch
Full text articles from 170+ peer-reviewed and professional journals, magazines, reports, proceedings, association & consumer newsletters on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care  
 
Academic Search Complete
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering a wide variety of academic areas of study
 
Middle Search Plus
Provides full text for nearly 150 popular, magazines for middle and jr. high school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.
 
MAS Ultra--School Edition
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for over 500 popular general interest and current events , also provides nearly 550 full text pamphlets, 150 full text reference books, nearly 100,000 biographies, 76,000 primary source documents, and an image collection of 116,000 photos
 

 

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Periodicals available in the KC library

 


Child and Adolescent Health
http://libguides.ohsu.edu/childhealth
From the Oregon Health and Science University, this site provides links to consumer health information for children and adolescents.
 
Center for Disease Control: Health Topics A to Z
http://www.cdc.gov/health/diseases.htm
Provides links to information on diseases and health topics found on the CDC web site.
 
KidsHealth
http://kidshealth.org
This site has separate sections for parents, kids and teens. It offers lots of good information in ways that are appropriate for each age group.
 
FDA Kids' Home Page
http://www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/kids/default.htm
Produced by the FDA, this site is intended to bring accurate, science-based informtion to children, parents and educators regarding the use of medicines and food to improve health.
 
MEDLINEplus
http://medlineplus.gov 
The premier consumer health information site from the National Library of Medicine. It should be the first stop for all your consumer health questions. Has Children’s Health and Child and Teen Health Topics sections.
 
Keep Kids Healthy
http://www.keepkidshealthy.com/index.html
Provides pages relating to children at all ages, newborn through adolescence
 
healthfinder kids
http://www.healthfinder.gov/kids/ 
This site is produced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and provides links to reliable health information geared towards kids.