Health Databases

Medical databases   

CINAHL (Cumulative Index of Nursing & Allied Health Literature; partially full-text)

Health Management (Recommended for OTA and HIT/Coding)

Health Source:  Nursing Academic (full-text scholarly journals)

Occupational Therapy, American Journal of
PubMed (index to medical journals; not a full-text database)

Consumer health databases

AltHealthWatch (alternative, complementary, and holistic medicine)

Consumer Health Complete (broad wellness topics, including fact sheets, news, pamphlets)


Encyclopedia of Diets (Gale)

Encyclopedia of Medicine (Gale)

Encyclopedia of Surgery & Medical Tests (Gale)

Human Diseases and Conditions (Gale)

     Search Gale Encyclopedias together

Health Source:  Consumer Edition (both magazine and journal articles)

Psychology & Mental Health (Salem)

Medline Plus (free, authoritative, & brief encyclopedia)

Medical dictionary

Medline Plus with audio