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Medicine & Diseases
Use this guide for all of your information on Medicine & Diseases. Search the Library Resources below for books, eBooks, articles, and streaming videos. Use the tabs above to explore web sites and use citation tools.
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Not on campus to find a book? Try our online collection of eBooks. This collection features over 65,000 complete titles and covers a broad range of subject areas.
Find Articles in Databases
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Magazine & Journal Articles
Reference & Overview Articles
Find Streaming Videos
Films On Demand - Nursing Collection
This collection is designed not only to help nursing students excel in their studies and pass licensure exams, but also to prepare them for long-term job success in an increasingly complex health care system. It features titles from trusted producers such as Medcom-Trainex, Elsevier, Cengage Learning/Concept Media, Classroom Productions, Inc., NEVCO, Wolters Kluwer Health, Institute for Professional Care Education/Medifecta, PESI, Inc., and others.
Films On Demand - Allied Health
The Allied Health Collection includes over 80 videos.
Sites to Get Started
Check any of the listed organizations for specific diseases or conditions.
Cleveland Clinic - Health Information
There is a wealth of information at this site; in addition to an overview that covers the basic information of symptoms, treatment, outlook and diagnosis, the site provides links to Tips for caregivers, Mental disturbances Associated with Parkinson's, Counseling and more.
Definitions, symptoms, causes, complications, tests. diagnosis, treatments, lifestyle & home remedies - all of this information is availale at Mayo Clinic's site. An interesting feature is the "symptom checker" - select a symptom, go through a checklist, and possible causes are suggested.
A service of the National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus has information on over 800 diseases and conditions. Information can be accessed alphabetically, by body location, demographic groups and diagnosis and therapy.
Includes both the Professional and Consumer versions. Explains disorders, who is likely to get them, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated; also provides information about prognosis.
National Institutes of Health - Health Topics A to Z
The NIH's page is unique - it will link to the institute that specuializes in the disease or condition being researched.
Looking up Addison's Disease - you will be directed to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
World Health Organization - Health Topics
The WHO provides information and fact sheeets - general and technical - on hundreds of diseases and conditions.
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