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Resource:MedlinePlus

Name: Resource:MedlinePlus
Description: Database of authoritative health information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues that offers reliable, up-to-date health information for free. You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.
  • MedlinePlus pages contain carefully selected links to Web resources with health information on over 900 topics.
    • The MedlinePlus health topic pages include links to current news on the topic and related information. You can also find preformulated searches of the MEDLINE/PubMed database, which allow you to find references to latest health professional articles on your topic.
  • The A.D.A.M. medical encyclopedia brings health consumers an extensive library of medical images and videos, as well as over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries.
  • The Merriam-Webster medical dictionary allows you to look up definitions and spellings of medical words.
  • Drug and supplement information is available from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) via AHFS Consumer Medication Information, and Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Consumer Version.
    • AHFS Consumer Medication Information provides extensive information about more than 1,000 brand name and generic prescription and over-the-counter drugs, including side effects, precautions and storage for each drug.
    • Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Consumer Version is an evidence-based collection of information on alternative treatments. MedlinePlus has 100 monographs on herbs and supplements.
  • Interactive tutorials from the Patient Education Institute explain over 165 procedures and conditions in easy-to-read language.
Parent Organization: NLM
Resource Type(s): Database, Video resource
Keywords: drug, herb, medication, over-the-counter, prescription, supplement, health, clinical trial, disease, condition, Gold standard or authority
Abbreviation: MedlinePlus
Resource: Resource
URL: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html
Availability: Free
Address: Disclaimers Copyright Privacy Accessibility Quality Guidelines Viewers & Players U.S. National Library of Medicine 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894
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AbbrevMedlinePlus  +
AddressDisclaimers Copyright Privacy Accessibility Quality Guidelines Viewers & Players U.S. National Library of Medicine 8600 Rockville Pike  +, Bethesda  +, and MD 20894  +
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DefinitionDatabase of authoritative health informati Database of authoritative health information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues that offers reliable, up-to-date health information for free. You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.
  • MedlinePlus pages contain carefully selected links to Web resources with health information on over 900 topics.
    • The MedlinePlus health topic pages include links to current news on the topic and related information. You can also find preformulated searches of the MEDLINE/PubMed database, which allow you to find references to latest health professional articles on your topic.
  • The A.D.A.M. medical encyclopedia brings health consumers an extensive library of medical images and videos, as well as over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries.
  • The Merriam-Webster medical dictionary allows you to look up definitions and spellings of medical words.
  • Drug and supplement information is available from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) via AHFS Consumer Medication Information, and Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Consumer Version.
    • AHFS Consumer Medication Information provides extensive information about more than 1,000 brand name and generic prescription and over-the-counter drugs, including side effects, precautions and storage for each drug.
    • Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Consumer Version is an evidence-based collection of information on alternative treatments. MedlinePlus has 100 monographs on herbs and supplements.
  • Interactive tutorials from the Patient Education Institute explain over 165 procedures and conditions in easy-to-read language. s and conditions in easy-to-read language.
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