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A guide to finding health information.
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2014 URL: http://libguides.lib.siu.edu/healthinformation Print Guide RSS Updates
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    Frequently Used Databases

    • Health Source: Consumer Edition
      Search for articles in over 190 journals including Consumer Reports on Health and Men’s Health. Also includes abstracts for over 205 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications. Uses EBSCO.
    • MedlinePlus
      Extensive consumer information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and the latest health news.
    • Consumer Health Complete
      CHC provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Consumers can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
    • CancerLit - National Cancer Institute  
        
      An online index to the cancer-related literature in PubMed that can be searched by both word and topic. From the National Cancer Institute.
    • PubMed  
        
      Search for journal articles from over 18 million article citations in the fields of medicine and the life sciences.
    • Medline (EBSCO)  
        
      Search for articles in over 4,800 journals from the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care systems, pre-clinical sciences and much more. Uses EBSCO.
    • Cochrane Library  
        
      Search for articles in more than 2,500 journals, books, reference works, databases, laboratory manuals. The world's best-known resource for evidence-based medicine.
    • CINAHL Plus with Full Text  
        
      Search for journal articles in over 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health from 1937 to the present. Uses EBSCO.
    • Health Source: Nursing/Academic  
        
      Search for full-text journal articles in over 550 journals in the medical, nursing and allied health disciplines. Uses EBSCO.

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