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BOOK SHELF LOCATIONS

  • 330-332
  • 650-658

CATALOG SEARCH TERMS

ONLINE DATABASES

Health Reference Center–Facts on File

  • Facts On File’s Health Reference Center is a comprehensive encyclopedic database containing thousands of hyperlinked entries organized into four major categories: conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and body systems.It provides clear information on the causes, cures, key research, medical terms, symptoms, treatments and trends, and organizations in each field of study.

WEBSITES

Affordable Care Act Information: Affordable Care Act (ACA) from NJ State Library

Advanced Directive Forms- NJ.gov

FamilyDoctor.org

Health.gov

HealthFinder.gov

KidsHealth.org

LabTestsOnline.org

Making Homes Safer for Senior Citizens

Mayo Clinic

Medline Plus

National Institutes of Health

POLST- The National POLST Paradigm improves the quality of care for patients who are seriously ill or frail by creating a voluntary system that elicits, documents and honors patient medical treatment wishes through portable medical orders. A Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Paradigm Form is completed based on conversations between patients and health care professionals about goals of care, quality of life, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment options.”

Safe Prescription Drug Use

Senior Road Guide

Smoking Among the Homeless Community

Substance Abuse and Homeless Community

U.S. National Library of Medicine

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