Consumer Health Information Source Book

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Alan M. Rees
Greenwood Press, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 325 pages
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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: Contains a new essay tracing recent developments in consumer health information Lists the 151 best consumer health books, home medical guides, pamphlets, clearinghouses and information centers, and electronic sources Lists and reviews hundreds of important consumer health books, magazines, newsletters, Web sites, and computer-based products Lists organizations, clearinghouses, hotlines, and medical information search services Covers both English- and Spanish-language pamphlets 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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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.

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