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Research Tools - Health and Medicine
Quick jump:  Library Databases |  Best of the Web
 
Library Databases

Electronic resources marked with an asterisk are provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.

 
Alt HealthWatch*
In Library | Home Access
Covering various perspectives in holistic medicine, treatment, and approaches to wellness with periodicals from around the world.
 
Consumer Health Complete*
In Library | Home Access
General consumer health care information with browseable medical encyclopedias, popular reference books and magazine articles.
 

EBSCOhost Research Databases*
In Library | Home Access
Offers a point of access to specialized research databases. Provides the ability to cross-search EBSCO databases.

 
Gale Virtual Reference Library
In Library | Home Access
An online collection of research titles in the following subject areas:  Biography, Business, Education, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Mulitcultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, and Social Science.  .
    
Health & Wellness Resource Center
In Library | Home Access
Health assessment tools, Drug & Herb Finder, Health News.Includes an Alternative Medicine section.
 
Health Source: Consumer Edition*
In Library | Home Access
General consumer health care information with browseable medical encyclopedias, popular reference books and magazine articles.
 
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition*
In Library | Home Access
Full text scholarly medical periodicals, dictionary and drug guides for physicians and patients.
 
MEDLINE*
Provides authoritative medical periodicals and e-texts on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. Cross-search MEDLINE* with other electronic resources through EBSCOhost Research Databases*
    

Nursing Resource Center*
In Library |  Home Access
Student centered resource with nursing e-books, guides and journals.

 
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection*
In Library | Home Access
Full text and citations to periodicals and documents covering: emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.
 
 

Best of the Web

Lookup Medical Info: Mayo Clinic Health Oasis

Find a Doctor: AMA Physician Select On-Line Doctor Finder

National Library of Medicine

KidsHealth – This site focuses on health issues for kids and teens plus has a section for parents. Includes fun games and the information is written at age appropriate levels.

Hands on Health – Local resources on diseases and conditions relevant to South Carolinians.

General Health Information – Encyclopedia, find doctors, hospitals, health organizations, health news, health tools and more.
MedlinePlus - Health Information – Medical encyclopedia, tutorials, drug and supplement information, news and coverage on numerous health topics.

 

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