A.D.A.M. Health Resources for Libraries Academic Edition combines four authoritative
databases providing a single access point for easy and convenient online admittance.
Continually updated to include the most current medical information, Health Resources
for Libraries provides detailed information for your professors and students in
one central location.
This vast library of resources contains:
Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia
Written for the average consumer, the Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia is the perfect
resource for your library patron’s research. This comprehensive A-Z reference of
3,900 journal articles delivers medical topics complete with full color illustrations
covering diseases, conditions, symptoms, tests, surgeries, medical procedures and
treatments. Over 4,000 award winning illustrations highlight step-by-step descriptions
of common treatments, warnings, tests, results and prevention providing an unsurpassed
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Provide a resource that takes your patrons beyond traditional medicine with the
authoritative reference on complementary and alternative medicine. The only resource
that provides both traditional and alternative treatments by condition combined
with proven scientific evidence.
Covered in this valuable resource:
Condition - over 170 conditions and diseases
Herbs and Supplements - a full analysis of over 120 of the most commonly recommended
herbs and supplements
Drugs - more than 650 summaries of prescription and over-the-counter drugs
Depletions - invaluable warnings organized by drug category
Treatment Options - alternative and traditional tratment options
Interactions and Warnings - information on interactions and possible side effects
Well-Connected In-Depth Reports are designed to provide your library patrons with
a more thorough and comprehensive understanding of complex information than ordinary
medical reference books or online resources. The online library includes 100 illustrated,
detailed, in-depth reports on key health conditions pertaining to heart, lung, gastrointestinal
diseases, cancer, infectious diseases, psychiatric and neurological problems, women’s
health and more. Reports are written by top medical journalists and reviewed by
an expert physician board that includes faculty at the Harvard Medical School. Quarterly
reviews ensure reports are kept up-to-date with the latest medical breakthroughs
and technologies for online viewing or in an easily printable format.
A.D.A.M. Image Database
Provide your students and professors with one of the world’s largest libraries of
medical illustrations with over 31,000 detailed and medical accurate images. Perfect
for student review or professor lecture presentations. Clinical illustrations help
students learn about disease states, injuries, first aid, surgical procedures, cellular
components and more. All visual content, including images and supporting text, are
created by professional medical illustrators and reviewed by physicians and/or anatomical
PhD’s for medical accuracy.
Within the database:
Browse alphabetically to see the full range of medically-accurate images
Find images by key words or medical terms in English or Spanish
Select your images with or without labels
There are no hassles with software requirements of license codes. Access these incredible
resources anytime with site license access or simple username and password control.
Windows 7, Windows XP SP2 Home/Pro
Browser: IE6.0, IE7.0, IE8, Firefox 2.0
Flash Player 10
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Recommmended System requirements
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.33 GHZ processor
1 GB of RAM, Graphics card with 256 MB dedicated RAM
A.D.A.M. Education has been providing librarians innovative and exciting medical
education resources for over 15 years. We understand the importance of disseminating
accurate, proven and trusted content, and offer visually rich, in-depth tools to
help engage and teach your patrons
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