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Nursing Research Guide: Consumer Health & Patient Education

Consumer Health & Patient Education

UW Libraries Subscription Databases:

Publicly Accessible Websites:

  • MedLine Plus in English | Español | more languages | A great consumer health site brought to you by the National Library of Medicine. Features herbal and supplement articles from an evidence-based, peer-reviewed collection of over 100 monographs in English and Spanish. MedLine Plus Magazine (in pdf format).
  • Healthfinder:  Searchable consumer health and information and services information from the National Health Information Center, US Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Health News Review: Newspaper and magazine health coverage is reviewed and rated on this site. This site is published by Gary Schwitzer who is a professor in the school of journalism at The University of Minnesota.
  • Health Information from the National Institutes of Health: US Department of Health and Human Services this site offers links to a wide range of resources.
  • Health IT: Health Information Technology with info for Patients & Families, and Providers & Professionals. From the Office of Health & Human Services: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.