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Respiratory Care: Find Web Resources

Web Evaluation

Evaluating a Website  -- Rely on this helpful site, made available by the undergraduate library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Health Information

Health on the Net --  access varied, authoritative health and medical topics from reliable medical Web sites.  Created in 1995, the Health on the Net Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, focusing on "...the essential question of the provision of health information to citizens, information that respects ethical standards. To cope with the unprecedented volume of healthcare information available on the Net, the HONcode of conduct offers a multi-stakeholder consensus on standards to protect citizens from misleading health information." 

MedlinePlus -- Useful for patient education, and health literacy, this site is a service offered by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. It provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language non-experts can understand. "MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free. You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition."  

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Elsa Bruguier
Contact:
Elsa Bruguier, M.L.S., M.A.
Union College Libraries
Plainfield Campus Librarian
232 East Second Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Email or call to make a research appointment.

bruguier@ucc.edu
908- 412-3569
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