Electronic Databases: Health & Medicine

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Databases by Name

Alternative Health Watch
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.  Library and home use.

Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. The database is updated on a weekly basis.  Library and home use.

Health Source:  Consumer Edition
This database is a collection of consumer health information, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.  Library and home use.

Health Source:  Nursing/Academic
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.  Library and home use.

MedicLatina is a unique collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains full text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish.  Library and home use.

MEDLINEplus is the National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer health information and is composed of a selective list of authoritative health information sources from The National Institute of Health and other organizations. The core of MEDLINEplus is the health topics, but the site also has drug information, current health news, dictionaries, directories, and a list of other resources.  MEDLINEplus is also available in Spanish.  Library and home use.

MEDLINEPlus in Spanish
MedlinePlus en español es el sitio web de los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud para pacientes, familiares y amigos.  Producida por la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina de los Estados Unidos, la biblioteca médica más grande del mundo, MedlinePlus le brinda información sobre enfermedades, afecciones y bienestar en un lenguaje fácil de leer.  MedlinePlus le ofrece información confiable y actualizada en todo momento, en cualquier lugar y de forma gratuita.  Library and home use.

Merck Manual
This standard library reference book has now been placed online and made free for the public to use.  Providing current, detailed information in a user-friendly format makes this a reliable source for health information.  Besides the health information, includes a drug-interaction checker, pill identifier, and a pronunciation guide.  Library and home use.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
This database provides full-text information from leading nursing and related publications. It is designed to meet the needs of researchers, as well as students enrolled in nursing programs at academic institutions. Library and home use.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Psychology Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.  Library and home use.

Social Services in Johnson County - My Resource Connection
Connecting you to assistance, services, or resources you may need in Johnson County.  Library and home use. 

Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office). Library and home use.