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Health

Michigan eLibrary Resources

Alt HealthWatch
Provides information on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness. Sources include journals (some peer-reviewed) and reports.

Consumer Health Complete
Supports the health and wellness information needs of patients. Covers mainstream medicine as well as complementary and holistic medicine.

Consumer Health Information in Arabic
Offers detailed answers to the 200 most-commonly-asked health questions. Provides answers in evidence-based reports that feature illustrations and easy-to-read text.

Consumer Health Information in Spanish
Offers detailed answers to the 200 most-commonly-asked health questions. Provides answers in evidence-based reports that feature illustrations and easy-to-read text.

Health Source – Consumer Edition
Subjects include fitness, nutrition, diabetes, aging, women’s health, children’s health, and more. Information comes from magazines, books, Clinical Reference System reports, and pamphlets.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses, and medical educators access to scholarly journals on many medical disciplines. Provides indexing, abstracts and full text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals, many of which are peer-reviewed.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Covers a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences, and related disciplines. For psychologists, counselors, researchers, and students.

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Web Resources

American Cancer Society

Cleveland Clinic

Drugs.com

Mayo Clinic

The Merck Manuals

National Institutes of Health

Beaumont Medical Library – Resource Directory

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

PDR Physician’s Desk Reference 
Information on prescription drugs, diseases, treatments and clinical trials.

WebMD

 

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Government Resources

Hospital Compare
Data on the quality of care in hospitals from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Local and Michigan Health Statistics
Michigan Department of Community Health.

MedLine Plus
Information on diseases, medical procedures and drugs from the National Institutes of Health.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Information about alternative medicine.

National Center for Health Statistics 
Centers for Disease Control.

PubMed 
From the National Library of Medicine, journal articles, clinical trials information & tutorials.