Consumer Health Information Source Book / Edition 7

Consumer Health Information Source Book / Edition 7

by Alan Rees
ISBN-10:
1573565091
ISBN-13:
9781573565097
Pub. Date:
07/01/2003
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

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Overview

Consumer Health Information Source Book / Edition 7

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781573565097
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/01/2003
Series: Consumer Health Information Source Book Series
Edition description: 7TH
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

ALAN M. REES is professor emeritus of library and information science at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, and has taught at the University of Toronto, State University of New York at Albany, and Kent State University. He is a medical information specialist and author of numerous reference works, including Managing Consumer Health Information, Consumer Health Information Source Book, Personal Health Reporter, and the Encyclopedia of Health Information Sources. Professor Rees is also editor of Consumer Health USA (Volume 1, 1995 and Volume 2, 1997). He currently provides consumer health information services to several database producers and managed care organizations.

Table of Contents

Preface
Trends in Medical Consumerism
The Best Consumer Health Information Sources
Health-Related Information Clearinghouses, Hotlines, Resource Organizations, and Medical Search Services
Consumer Health Magazines and Newsletters
Computer-Based Consumer Health Information
Consumer Health Information on the Internet
Consumer Health Web sites
Supportive Professional Literature
Consumer Health Books--Mainstream
Aging
AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Disease
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

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