Health

Databases

Available in            the LibraryAvailable from HomeMagill's Medical Guide (in-library and home access)
Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format. Addresses recent developments in medicine, diseases and disorders. Access from home requires one-time registration with your email address and your password. After that, users from home can log in using their email address and password. Remote Access Password is your library card number.
Available in the Library Available  from Home MEDLINE (in-library and home access)
Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals.
Available in            the LibraryAvailable from HomeEBSCOHost: Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition & Consumer Edition (in-library and home access)
The Nursing/Academic Edition database provides 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names. The Consumer Edition database provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. It also includes 80 full text, consumer health magazines.
Available in            the LibraryAvailable from HomeEBSCOHost: MEDLINE (in-library and home access)
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE searches over 4,800 current biomedical journals.
Available in            the LibraryConsumer Health Complete - EBSCOhost (in-library access)
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. Includes content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
Available from HomeConsumer Health Complete - EBSCOhost (access from home with library card number)
Available in the Library Available  from Home Health Source - Consumer Edition (in-library and home access)
Provides access to nearly 80 full text consumer health magazines.
Available in the Library Available  from Home Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition (in-library and home access)
Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, as well as the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

Websites

Federal Government Health Links
HealthCare.gov
Learn about the 2010 Affordable Care Act, find insurance options, and compare care quality.
Arkansas Health Links
Arkansas Department of Health
Information on public health preparedness, immunizations, and state health statistics.
Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care
County Health Units
Search for County Health Unit contact information.
Arkansas Health Connector
Arkansas Health Connector connects you to the information you need to make the best choice when it comes to covering your healthcare whether its getting better coverage or enrolling for the first time. This is your guide to get informed, get prepared and ultimately - get in.
Health Information for the Public
Health information and resources compiled by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences librarians.
UAMSHealth.com
UAMS, the home of Arkansas' only teaching hospital, with clinics covering every medical specialty and a staff of more than 1,000 doctors.
UAMS Library
The medical library of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. It is open to anyone seeking health information or researching biomedical information.
General Health Information
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Health information on preventing and controlling disease, injury, traveler's health and disability
Hospital Compare
This free tool allows consumers to compare the quality of care provided by hospitals in any geographic area.
Household Products Database
Health and safety information for household products
Medicare.gov
This is the official U.S. Government site for information on Medicare
MEDLINEplus
A service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Health topics, drug information, health news, and links to physician credentials
The Merck Manual
Includes the interactive version of the Merck Manual Home Edition, Merck Manual of Geriatrics, and the Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
National Institute of Mental Health
Brochures, information sheets, reports, etc. about mental disorders
Nutrition.gov
A source of information on aspects of nutrition. Look up calories in specific foods; find out what foods provide the best source of supplements and more.
Health Directories
Healthfinder
A consumer health site that provides a directory to government and non-profit health and human services information on the Internet
Health Care Comparison
Hospital Compare
This free tool allows consumers to compare the quality of care provided by hospitals in any geographic area.
Find A Physician
Is Your Doctor Board Certified?
Search the directory of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) by name or specialty. Requires e-mail registration.
WebMD's Physician Directory
A quick way to find physicians by location or specialty.
Area Hospitals
Area Hospitals
Website links for hospitals in northwest Arkansas.
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