o Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery
. 6th ed.
R 616.024 GRI
A layperson’s guide for diagnosing, understanding and seeking treatment for most medical conditions with three sections covering signs and symptoms, descriptions of medical conditions, and explanations of surgeries and medical procedures.
o Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2014
R 616.075 CUR 2014
A comprehensive professional medical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders which is updated annually based on current research.
o The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook
. 3rd ed.
A handbook covering common medical conditions and health issues with information provided in easy and accessible terminology for the layperson.
o Professional Guide to Diagnostic Tests
R 616.0756 PRO
This guide provides information for 600 medical tests including illustrations.
A Canadian website which provides comprehensive information regarding diseases and disorders, medical tests, medications and healthy living.
(U.S. National Library of Medicine)
Provides authoritative health information to consumers on diseases and disorders, drugs, clinical trials and includes a medical dictionary, encyclopedia and interactive patient tutorials.
o Lab Tests Online
Descriptions of lab tests associated with diagnosing and treating various medical conditions. Test information includes what the test is for, how it is administered and what the results mean.