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NURS 212 - Cultural Aspects of Nursing Care (Dr. House): Medline Plus

This Research Guide will help you find the resources essential to success in this class.

Medline Plus

MedlinePlus:   https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

At the library home page www.tmcc.edu/library click on Databases.  Scroll down the page. Click  MedlinePlus.  MedlinePlus is a database produced by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health. MedlinePlus offers the following resources:

Medical Encyclopedia which includes for each disease:

  • Illustrations
  • Definition
  • Causes, Incidence and Risk Factors
  • Symptoms
  • Signs and Tests
  • Treatment
  • Complications
  • Prevention

        A Drug Directory that includes:

  • Why the Medicine is Prescribed

  • How it is to be Used

  • Precautions to Follow

  • Dietary Instructions

  • Side Effects

  • Interactive Tutorials for Procedures which includes:

  • Anatomy of the Disease

  • Diseases Related to the Test

  • Procedure Options

  • Before Procedure Protocol

  • The Procedure Process

  • Procedure Risks

  • After the Procedure Protocol

    Interactive Tutorials for Diseases and Conditions which includes:

  • Disease Anatomy

  • Symptoms and Causes

  • Treatment Options

    Also Available:

    Videos of Surgical Procedures

    Medical Dictionary for spellings and medical definitions.

    News on current health issues