Full-text database offers access to information "covering all areas of health and wellness" for consumers and patients. It includes more than 500 health-related magazines and journals, over 200 reference books and encyclopedias, plus pamphlets, reports, information sheets, videos, and more.
Published in 2004, this volume deals with both social and clinical aspects of women's health. In addition to hundreds of alphabetically-arranged entries, it includes several introductory essays. You may view a copy of the table of contents here.
Designed for the layperson, this 2011 guide outlines "concussive brain injury, its symptoms, its potential long-term effects, and the current prevention options. Equally important, it provides insights into how this injury is treated and what parents and athletes can do to facilitate recovery." You may preview the contents.
The medical reference for MedicineNet.com, containing easy-to-understand explanations of over 16,000 medical terms. This online medical dictionary provides quick access to hard-to-spell and often misspelled medical definitions through an extensive alphabetical listing.
Usually referred to simply as the Merck Manual, this is the most respected popular guide to medical diagnosis in the world. This is the 17th edition. Also available in the Leyburn and Science reference collections: REF RM 127.M53.
2012 volumes provides a "practical overview of the reproductive system and a systematic approach to its disorders, covering diagnosis, assessment, and ongoing management." You may preview the contents.
Third edition (2006) contains nearly 8,000 entries on major areas of sports science and medicine including anatomy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, nutrition, sports psychology, sports sociology, sports injuries, and training principles.
Federal Government gateway to information on reproductive health, smoking, body image, nutrition, mental health, and other health-related topics, as well as statistics.
A recent addition (2008) is The Healthy Woman; A Complete Guide for All Ages.