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Available via Carilion Clinic Health Sciences Libraries
AccessMedicine - Patient Ed
Information provided courtesy of McGraw-Hill's Postgraduate Medicine: The Practical Peer-Reviewed Journal for Primary Care Physicians.
Pediatric Care Online
Patient handouts and other resources developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Other Useful Library How-to Guides:
HRSA Health Literacy
Effective Communication Tools for Healthcare Professionals: Free, online course on methods to improve patient-provider communication.
NN/LM Health Literacy
Resources from National Network of Libraries of Medicine.
Websites for Patients & Caregivers
From US Department of Health & Human Services. Resources on a wide range of health topics selected from over 1,600 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.
KidsHealths Parents section has doctor-approved, accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information about children from before birth through adolescence.
Consumer health information from National Library of Medicine. Access to health topics, medical dictionaries, directories, publications, videos and illustrations.
ECRI - COVID-19
ECRI is designated an Evidence-based Practice Center by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and a federally certified Patient Safety Organization by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
UpToDate: Patient Information
Learn more about medical conditions and explore treatment options.