Whenever seeking medical advice, you should always contact a trained medical professional but if you’re looking for research, there are a few things you should look for when trying to find correct information.
Provides comprehensive information about vitamin, herbal and other supplements, and nutritional products. Includes ConsumerLab.com’s independent product evaluations, test results for ConsumerLab.com selected products and Approved Products from ConsumerLab.com’s Quality Certification Program, product recalls, and safety warnings.
Provides access to medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books and pamphlets. The database is designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only. Provided by NOVELny.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
MedlinePlus es el sitio web de los Institutos Nacionales de Salud para pacientes y sus familiares y amigos. Producido por la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina, la biblioteca médica más grande del mundo, le brinda información sobre enfermedades, afecciones y problemas de bienestar en un lenguaje que puede entender. MedlinePlus ofrece información de salud confiable y actualizada, en cualquier momento, en cualquier lugar, de forma gratuita.
The Merck Manual Consumer edition explains disorders, who is likely to get them, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated; also provides information about prognosis. Written in everyday language by 300 outstanding contributors and continually updated.
Most sections cover the disorders of one organ or organ system, such as those of the eye, skin, or heart and blood vessels. A few sections cover one type of disorder, such as hormonal disorders or infectious diseases. Other sections cover health issues of men, women, children, and older people. General topics important to health care include communicating with health care practitioners, prevention of disease and disability, exercise and fitness, rehabilitation, and death and dying. Injuries and Poisoning includes a chapter on first aid. Special Subjects provides an overview of clinical trials, medical decision making, hospital care, surgery, complementary and alternative medicine, and travel and health, among other topics.
No es necesario tener una tarjeta de biblioteca. Un tutorial de X-Plain es una presentación multimedia que cubre un tema de salud específico. Cada diapositiva muestra texto simplificado junto con ilustraciones y animaciones relacionadas. El texto está completamente narrado para que los pacientes puedan escuchar y leer al mismo tiempo. Más de 1400 temas están cubiertos.
An X-Plain tutorial is a multimedia presentation that covers a specific health topic. Each slide displays simplified text alongside related illustrations and animations. The text is fully narrated so patients can listen and read at the same time. Over 1400 topics are covered.
Disclaimer: The information provided on the Greenburgh Public Library (GPL) website or any other health-related information provided by GPL does not imply medical recommendation, endorsement, or approval by GPL. The GPL does not provide medical advice or interpretation of information. Information and materials provided are intended for use as general information and should not be used as a substitute for consultation with a health care provider.
Materials Selection: The Library has implemented a website to provide a friendly, useful access point to the Library’s resources and information on the internet; to provide research tools to help users find what they need quickly and efficiently; and to provide a set of preselected sites and resources that are reliable and safe for all library users.
The GPL librarians do not write health information, except to provide brief descriptions of the website links. Instead, GPL librarians find, select, and organize access to consumer health information that is current, relevant, accurate, and unbiased.