2018 Health Sciences Interactive Camp

Medical Library Session Websites

UpToDate (subscription only)

CINAHL (subscription only)

PubMed

MedlinePlus

KidsHealth

 

Health Information Websites

Libraries

Austin Public Library- Health Databases (must have an Austin Public Library card to access online databases): http://library.austintexas.gov/databases

Austin Community College Library- Health Careers Research Guide: http://researchguides.austincc.edu/healthcareers

University of Texas Libraries- Research guides for Consumer Health, Nursing, Pharmacy:
https://guides.lib.utexas.edu/medicine/consumerhealth

https://guides.lib.utexas.edu/nurse

https://guides.lib.utexas.edu/pharm

Websites

MedlinePlus.gov/
Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

HealthFinder® – http://healthfinder.gov/ – produced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

KidsHealth.org
KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years. Non-profit.

NIH.gov
Health information from the National Institutes of Health.

CDC.gov
Information and statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States’ health protection agency.

PubMed.gov
PubMed is a service of the US National Library of Medicine that provides free access to MEDLINE, the NLM database of indexed citations and abstracts to medical, nursing, dental, veterinary, health care, and preclinical sciences journal articles.

FDA Consumer – http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/default.htm
U.S. Food and Drug Administration consumer health and safety information.

Medical Librarianship

Medical Library Association Health Information Profession:
http://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=53

Health Apps for Smart Phones

American Red Cross Mobile Apps Page:
http://www.redcross.org/get-help/prepare-for-emergencies/mobile-apps — includes apps for First Aid, Pet First Aid, and Disaster Alerts.

U.S. Center for Disease Control Consumer Mobile Apps page:
http://www.cdc.gov/mobile/generalconsumerapps.html — includes BAM! Dining Decisions, Can I Eat This? and Healthy Swimming.