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Health (Nursing, Medicine, Allied Health)

Guide to research sources and tools for locating health evidence in books, journals, databases.

Sources for Consumer-Facing Information

Patient education materials are designed inform patients and their loved ones regarding particular diseases, disorders and treatments.  Because they're written be accessible and digestible for a wider audience, they can be useful sources of introductory background information for student researchers.  Some sources, like MedlinePlus, are entirely consumer-facing, while other sources (point of care tools or article databases) have filters or subsections dedicated to patient education materials.