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Health Information Administration Research Guide
This guide is intended to help students complete research assignments in health information management.
This is an index to items that the Mundt Library owns or to which the Mundt Library subscribes. Use this database to find books, e-ebooks, videos, CDs and DVDs, and print magazines and journals. If off-campus, log in with DSU ID and password.
Growing collection of biomedical books that can be searched directly by typing a concept into the search box. Much of the content is accessible online. Bookshelf is provided by the U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Searches of PubMed include the material in Bookshelf.
Find current information in magazine and journal articles and reports
Search for articles and reports using the following research databases and resources.
Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. It also features the AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
MedlinePlus is an online health information resource for patients and their families and friends. It is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. PubMed citations often include links to the full-text article on the publishers' Web sites and/or in PubMed Central and the Bookshelf. [MEDLINE is the largest subset of PubMed. You may limit your PubMed search retrieval to MEDLINE citations by restricting your search to the MeSH controlled vocabulary or by using the Journal Categories filter called MEDLINE.]
Indexes and abstracts journal articles on a broad range of topics and provides the complete text (text and graphics) of many of the articles it indexes. Aimed at undergraduates, it provides scholarly journal articles along with articles from popular, technical/trade, and substantial news sources
Provides full-text of many journals in medicine and science. HighWire Press, a division of Stanford University Libraries, partners with influential scholarly societies, university presses and publishers to create a collection of the finest, fully searchable research and clinical literature online. Together, these partners produce nearly half of the 200 most-frequently-cited journals publishing in science.
NCHS is the primary Federal organization responsible for the collection, analyses, and dissemination of health statistics.
The intent of this site is to provide users access to the health information that NCHS produces.
The Physicians Desk Reference provides information about drugs used in medical care.
The free online edition is designed for consumers. Print edition is in Mundt Library is full physician's version; location in Library is REFERENCE RS 75 .P5
Drug information is provided to assist the public in locating "appropriate, authoritative health information." Provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH).
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world. Provided by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Find definitions and overviews in medical dictionaries and encyclopedias about diseases and other health topics
Find overviews of diseases and health topics including symptoms, causes, and treatments.
Provides health articles for consumers (the general public) rather than peer-reviewed articles for professionals. Browse an alphabetic list of "Health Topics" or use the search box to search for articles. This resource is designed to assist the public in locating "appropriate, authoritative health information sources," with emphasis on information available from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
HealthFinder is a U.S. federal government website that provides high quality health information for consumers. It includes a browseable "Health A-to-Z" which is an encyclopedia of diseases, syndromes, etc.