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Medicine and Health

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine. It also contains dozens of articles on a variety of teen health topics from smoking and sexting to dealing with anger and coping with divorce. “TeenTalk” articles are aimed at teens, while “How to Talk to Teens” articles provide tips to parents on starting difficult but important conversations.

R2 Digital Library

The R2 Digital Library is a web based database available from Rittenhouse Book Distributors. It offers fully integrated and searchable medical, nursing and allied health source book content from key health science publishers, on a web based platform. 

UpToDate

With UpToDate Advanced, clinicians can use UpToDate® Pathways and Lab Interpretation™ at different touchpoints in their workflow to support appropriate screening, diagnostic testing, treatment, and hospitalization. Pathways and Lab Interpretation address common medical conditions and those with known variability, and include interactive algorithms that provide clinical recommendations tailored to each patient and lab monographs designed to support the quick and accurate interpretation and management of abnormal test results

WomensHealth.gov: Violence Against Women

Womenshealth.gov is a service of the Office on Women's Health; which was established in 1991 within the Department of Health and Human Services. This site offers an assortment of information dealing with violence and women. From providing information on what constitutes abuse to providing a Safety Planning List to help those planning to leave abusers to links to state resources; this site provides a wealth of information for victims.

TRIP

The TRIP Database is a clinical search engine designed to allow clinicians to quickly find answers to their clinical questions using the best available evidence. Registered users (registration is free) benefit from extra features such as CPD, search history, and collaborative tools (www.tripdatabase.com).

Science.gov

Science.gov is a search engine for government science information and research results. Currently in its fourth generation, Science.gov provides search of more than 50 million pages of science information with just one query, and is a gateway to over 1,800 scientific Web sites

Merck Manual Online Medical Library

Merck has created The Merck Manuals, a series of healthcare books for medical professionals and consumers. As a service to the community, the content of The Manuals is now available in enhanced online versions as part of The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library. The Online Medical Library is updated periodically with new information, and contains photographs, and audio and video material not present in the print versions.