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General Medical Reference Resources

General and medical reference materials.

Medical Online Encyclopedias

Require access through the university.

Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine - an authoritative medical guide featuring comprehensive, easy-to-read information on almost 2000 medical topics, including diseases and conditions, tests and procedures, drugs and treatments, and wellness information.

Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health - cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment.

MedlinePlus ADAM Medical Encyclopedia -  includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.

Encyclopedia of Bioethics  - covering topics on the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control and the environment.