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Answered By: Jeneen LaSee-Willemssen Last Updated: Mar 28, 2016 Views: 747
Is this for the course Structure and Function of the Human Body? If so, see our guide just for that course assignment at http://guides.rasmussen.edu/healthsciences/structureandfunction
For resources related to disease research, see our Disease Research box in the School of Health Sciences guide.
- Check Magills Medical Guide for information on your disease.
- Check our eBook from EBSCO collection for eBooks on the disease you have selected OR for eBooks that cover a wide variety of diesases.
- Search the Credo Reference eBook collection for information from medical dictionaries and encyclopedias.
- Search the following library databases for journal articles about research related to your disease. You may want to search for your disease and the body system it impacts. Example: Celiac and gastrointestinal
- CINAHL Plus with Full Text (great for research-based journal articles)
- Consumer Health Complete (written for those of us who are not medical professionals; includes fact sheets and pamphlets)
- Heath Science & Nursing (ProQuest) (great for journal articles, newspapers, and other articles)
- MEDLINE with Full Text (contains journal articles)
- Nursing Reference Center (journal articles, fact sheets, general info about conditions and diseases)
To find information on body systems:
Our Credo and GALE eReference collections contain reference works that cover the health sciences, physiology, and medicine. In them, you should be able to find good information about the system you are working with (musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, etc.). Databases such as Consumer Health Complete (graphical) will be helpful, too. To see images of different systems, check out the Scientific & Medical ART Imagebase ("E-Resources" link).