Marianjoy Library

Patient Handouts

MICROMEDIX-Thomson Healthcare
Click on CareNotes System.   Articles are retrieved via a Keyword search and are organized into sections such as General Information, Inpatient Care, After Care, etc.  You have the option of selecting which sections to print and in English or Spanish. You can also customize the printouts with information such as patient and caregiver names and special instructions.

 

Healthfinder.gov - Health Library
Reliable health information is hand-picked from government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and universities.

  

MayoClinic.com – Tools for healthier lives
Click on the Diseases & Conditions or Drugs & Supplements tab. Articles can be located via either the A-Z list or the Search box. The articles consist of several sections, named for example Signs and Symptoms, Causes, Rick Factors, Treatment, Self-care, Proper Use, Side Effects, etc. To get a printer-friendly version, click on Print this section or All sections.

 

MDConsult
Click on the Patient Handouts tab and enter the topic in the search box. Most articles are written at a 6th- to 8th-grade reading level and are 1 to 2 pages in length. They are easily customizable, allowing physicians and nurses to provide additional instructions and contact information. To get a printer-friendly version, click Print Preview. Spanish versions are available for key topics.

  

Merck Manual Home Edition
This is based on the world's most widely used textbook of medicine - The Merck Manual - but written in everyday language. It explains disorders, which is likely to get them, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated, and prognosis. Articles can be located via either the A-Z list or the Search box. To get a printer-friendly version, click on Print This Topic.

 

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