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NYU Libraries' online catalog.
The Literature, Arts and Medicine Database (LitMed) is a collection of literature, fine art, visual art and performing art annotations created as a dynamic, comprehensive resource for scholars, educators, students, patients, and others interested in medical humanities.
Background information for the history of disease is often found in general works listed below. Also see E-Book section:
You can find additional materials by searching the library catalog BobCat by subject under the appropriate Library of Congress Subject Heading. The following terms can be used in searching for the history of disease:
Medicine -- History
Disease -- History
More specific keywords or subject terms may also be searched:
Some of the subdivisions listed under these subject headings include:
|Health care reform||
|Health care reform -- Economic aspects|
--Law & legislation
|Abortion--law and legislation|
--Moral & ethical aspects
|Biotechnology--Moral & ethical aspects|
--United States--History--20th century
|Poliomyelitis--United States--History--20th century|
|Diabetes -- Complications
|Bellevue Hospital, Training School for Nurses
|Bellevue Hospital, Training School for Nurses -- History|
(geographic areas can also be specified, such as Great Britain)
U.S. National Library of Medicine Links: