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ISBN-10: 1573565091

ISBN-13: 9781573565097

Edition: 7th 2003

Authors: Alan M. Rees

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The seventh edition of this comprehensive and authoritative guide provides more than 2,000 popular, publicly available health-information resources available in both print and electronic formats. Resources include those that the author judges to be the best materials published since the last edition of this book. The seventh edition: BL Contains a new essay tracing recent developments in consumer health information BL Lists the 151 best consumer health books, home medical guides, pamphlets, clearinghouses and information centers, and electronic sources BL Lists and reviews hundreds of important consumer health books, magazines, newsletters, Web sites, and computer-based products BL Lists organizations, clearinghouses, hotlines, and medical information search services BL Covers both English- and Spanish-language pamphlets BL Describes 12 models of excellence of consumer health libraries in the U.S. and Canada All information can be accessed through author, title, or subject indexes.
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Book details

List price: $88.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 6/30/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 344
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134

Preface
Trends in Medical Consumerism: 2002-2003
The Best Sources of Consumer Health Information
Health-Related Information Clearinghouses, Information Centers, Hotlines, Organizations, and Personal Search Services
Consumer Health Magazines and Newsletters
Computer-Based Health Information for Consumers
Consumer Health Information on the Internet: Trends and Site Reviews
Supplementary Professional Literature
Consumer Health Mainstream Book Reviews
Aging
AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Allergies and Asthma
Alzheimer's Disease
Arthritis
Attention Deficit Disorder
Back Care
Breast Health and Breast Cancer
Cancer
Children--Health Care
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Illness and Home Care
Contraception
Diabetes
Drugs and Medications
Ear-Nose-Throat
Eyes
Emergencies and First Aid
Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders
Headaches and Pain
Heart Diseases and Hypertension
Infectious Diseases
Infertility and Reproductive Technology
Leukemia and Lymphoma
Liver Diseases
Lung Diseases
Medical Consumerism and Patients' Rights
Medical Guides
Mental Health
Multiple Sclerosis
Muscular Dystrophy
Neurological Diseases
Nutrition
Orthopedics
Organ Transplants
Osteoporosis
Parkinson's Disease
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Self-Care and Wellness
Sexuality
Skin Diseases and Infections
Stroke
Substance Abuse and Addictions
Surgery
Thyroid Disorders
Urogenital Disorders
Weight Control and Obesity
Women--Health Care
English-Language Pamphlets
AIDS
Allergies and Asthma
Alzheimer's Disease
Anesthesia
Arthritis and Related Diseases
Back Care
Breast Cancer
Cancer
Children's Health
Communication Disorders
Contraception
Cystic Fibrosis
Dental Care
Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders
Digestive Diseases
Drugs
Ear, Nose, and Throat
Elderly Health Care
Environmental Risks and Hazards
Epilepsy
Eye Diseases and Disorders
Food and Nutrition
Genetics
Heart Disease
Hemophilia
Hepatitis
Hypertension
Infectious Diseases
Kidneys
Leukemia
Liver Diseases
Lungs and Respiratory Tract
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Medical Consumerism and Patients' Rights
Mental Illness
General
Depression
Eating Disorders
Panic Disorder
Schizophrenia
Stress
Suicide
Multiple Sclerosis
Muscular Dystrophy
Neurologic Disorders
Orthopedics
Osteoporosis and Bone Diseases
Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Reproductive Technology
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sickle-Cell Anemia
Skin Diseases and Infections
Sleep Disorders
Spinal Disorders
Stroke
Substance Abuse and Addictions
Alcohol
Drugs
Smoking
Surgery and Second Opinions
Thyroid Disorders
Tuberculosis
Urology
Vaccines
Weight Reduction and Obesity
Women's Health
Miscellaneous
Spanish-Language Pamphlets
Abuso de Sustancias (Substance Abuse)
Alergias y Asma (Allergies and Asthma)
Ancianidad (Elderly)
Artritis (Arthritis)
Asistencia Medica de Falsos Profesionales de la Salud--Curanderismo (Health Care Quackery)
Audicion y Lenguaje (Hearing and Speech)
Cancer (Cancer)
Cerebro (Brain)
Cirugia (Surgery)
Control de la Natalidad (Birth Control)
Control de la Nutricion y del Peso (Nutrition and Weight Control)
Cuidado Dental (Dental Care)
Cuidado de la Salud en Mujeres (Women's Health)
Cuidado de la Salud en los Ninos (Health Care of Children)
Derrame Cerebral (Stroke)
Diabetes (Diabetes)
Drogas (Drugs)
Embarazo y Parto (Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Enfermedad Cardiaca (Heart Disease)
Enfermedad de Alzheimer (Alzheimer's Disease)
Enfermedades Infecciosas (Infectious Diseases)
Enfermedades Oculares (Eye Diseases)
Enfermedades de la Tiroides (Thyroid Disease)
Enfermedades y Trastornos Gastrointestinales (Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders)
Enfermedades y Trastornos Neurologicos (Neurological Diseases and Disorders)
Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Piel (Skin Diseases and Disorders)
Enfermedades y Trastornos Pulmonares (Lung Diseases and Disorders)
Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Sangre (Blood Diseases and Disorders)
Enfermedades y Trastornos Urologicos (Urological Diseases and Disorders)
Enfermedades y Trastornos Vasculares (Vascular Diseases and Disorders)
Hipertension (Hypertension)
Infertilidad (Infertility)
Intoxicacion Con Plomo y Pesticidas (Lead Poisoning and Pesticides)
Lactancia Materna (Breast Feeding)
Ortopedia (Orthopedics)
Osteoporosis (Osteoporosis)
Retardo Mental (Mental Retardation)
Salud Mental (Mental Health)
Transplante de Medula Osea (Bone Marrow Transplant)
Trastornos del Tejido Conectivo y Musculo Esqueletico (Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders)
Ulceras de la Presion (Pressure Ulcers)
Vacunas (Vaccines)
VIH/SIDA y Enfermedades de Transmision Sexual (HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases)
Miscelaneos (Miscellaneous)
Consumer Health Information in Action: Profiles of 12 Innovative Libraries
Author Index
Title Index
Subject Index