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2 Health Information Literacy MedlinePlus: Topic 1. Naomi C. Broering, MLS, MA, FACMI Dean of Libraries Gregory A. Chauncey, MBA, EE Consumer Health Program Mgr. Sponsored by Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

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4 A3B3C

5 home page (Bottom)

6 1- Health Topics (Main part of MedlinePlus) 2 – Medicines & Supplements 3 –Videos and Cool Tools 3A – Interactive Tutorials (PPT shows w/sound) 3B - Anatomy Videos 3C – Medical words 4 – Medical Dictionary 5 – General info 6 – Health news (listed by date – switch to A –Z) 7 – NIH Senior Health 8 – Clinical Trials (Important-world wide or local) 9 – Sign up for updates 10 – Directories 11 – Organizations 12 - Medical Encyclopedia

7 Health Topics A to Z Comp & Alt Medicine

8 BONES, JOINTS & MUSCLES: ARTHRITIS

9 TOC; OVERVIEWS; NEWS; DIAGNOSOS TOC LANGUAGES

10 OVERVIEW SAMPLE: CDC RELIABLE SITE

11 TREATMENT; ALT THERAPY; REHAB; MANGAEMENT; SPECIFIC CONDITIONS

12 SAMPLE TREATMENT: BOTOX RELIABLE SOURCE

13 RELATED ISSUES; TOOLS; TUTORIALS; ANATOMY; FINANCES; CLINICAL TRIALS; GENETICS

14 SAMPLE ISSUES: ARTHRITIS & HEART DISEASE

15 RESEARCH; ARTs; DICTIONARY; DIRECTORIES; ORGANs; STATISTICS ARTs from PUBMED

16 BOTTOM: MEDLINEPLUS MAG; CHILDREN; SENIORS UPDATES UPDATED REVIEWED

17 AIDS (Info for Patients, Caregivers, Family)

18 AIDS Medications (Only Topic listing)

19 Drugs and Supplements Not all Herbs listed

20 Lotrel (Combo drug)

21 Side Effects – which are serious?

22 Videos and Cool Tools – Tutorials ++ 3A 3B 3C

23 Tutorial: Bone Densitometry 37 slides Hit arrow to turn page Sound

24 Medical Dictionary First ltrs and *

25 Results for: Hypert * Sounds

26 Health news by date: You can switch to A - Z Switch to Topics (A – Z) Related topics

27 NIH Senior Health Font Contrast Voice

28 Clinical Trials Look for trials

29 Searching Clinical Trials help They list protocols, medicines, recruiting criteria, locations, Phase (I to IV), Investigators Use Advanced Search or Refine Search: If looking for results, select Phase III- more subjects – –Get Investigator's name (s) and look up publications Still Recruiting, if you want to join Clinical Trial

30 Colon Cancer AND San Diego Refine Search

31 Sample Trial Phase

32 Investigators: Look up articles Investigators

33 Directories: Lower left link Libraries Medicare Doctors

34 Found 221 Medicare Drs: Internal Medicine, within one mile of zip code Call to verify, look up in AMA Note: list main office

35 Organizations (A – Z) Associations, Foundations, Support groups

36 Medical Encyclopedia: Lower right link Sample: Bone Fracture Repair

37 Sample Illustration Tiger Woods (Buick)

38 For more information about this or any other medical topic, you can search PubMed for journal articles. Go to To view a PCOM tutorial about PubMed, visit the library’s tutorial site: massage-college-library/tutorials.html Narration written and recorded by Patricia Benefiel massage-college-library/tutorials.htmlwww.pubmed.gov massage-college-library/tutorials.html


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