Subject Guide - Health Sciences
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Academic Search Complete: Articles from 5,500+ journals and other sources, multiple subject areas.
AHFS Consumer Medication Information: Drug information written in language for consumers.
Alt HealthWatch: Full-text from alternative health publications, many peer-reviewed.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text: Articles from over 620 nursing and allied health publications.
Films On Demand: Academic and Archival Films across all disciplines & Newsreels Collections.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition: 550 journals in health disciplines, plus drug information.
LearningExpress PrepSTEP: Test preparation, computer skills, online learning, job skills. Practice tests, e-books, & more.
MEDLINE: Authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, pre-clinical sciences, and more.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source: information from leading nursing & allied health publications.
Salem Health: Full-text health reference sources, including Magill’s Medical Guide.
CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “works to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S,” providing innumerable information and data.
CDC Learning Connection offers educational resources.
MedTerms Medical Dictionary, from MedicineNet.com, their medical dictionary defines over 16,000 medical terms. MedicineNet.com also offers health information and news.
Science.gov “searches over 60 databases and over 2200 selected websites from 15 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results.” Includes topics in health, medicine, and more.
See more Health & Nutrition Resources on our Free Online Resources & Tools page.
Shelf Resources (RPCC Library - Gonzales Campus)
Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (print issues)
Browse Books, DVDs, and Other Shelf Resources by Shelf Number
R – Medicine (General).
R 123 – Nomenclature. Terminology. Abbreviations.
RA – Public aspects of medicine.
RA 421 to RA 790.95 – Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine.
RB – Pathology.
RB 115 – Nomenclature. Terminology. Abbreviations.
RC – Internal medicine.
RC 41 – Dictionaries and encyclopedias