A collection of encyclopedias and other reference sources which covers a variety of topics, including Health and Health Care. Search by key word; e.g., health.
The online consumer version of the Merck Manual
See also the Websites page of this guide.
To find other reference books, go to Rider Library's online catalog and click on the "Advanced Search" tab above the search box. In the first search box, enter any of the following terms, then choose "within Subject" in the pull-down box to the right, and in the Locations pull-down box, choose "Moore Library--Reference." Click on the "Search" button. *
* You can also use other headings as subject terms or keywords that are suggested on "Sub-topics" pages in this guide under the tabs, "HC Subtopics I" and "HC Subtopics II" for more subject headings to search Rider's online book catalog.
Here is a list of the principle reference works for Health and Health Care located in the Reference Room of Moore Library. To see a more complete list of currently held books on this subject, see the results of a search on " " as a subject heading in the Online Catalog.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine:
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary
Stedman's Medical Dictionary:
Dictionary of Syndromes and Inherited Diseases:
Health and Healthcare in the United States: County and Metro Area Data:
Health Care 2000: A Strategic Assessment of the Health Care environment in the United States:
Johns Hopkins Family Health Book:
Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals:
Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy:
NICHM Health Care System Data Source:
Our Bodies Ourselves for the New Century: A Book by and for Women:
Physicians' Desk Reference:
Physicians' Desk Reference for Nonprescription Drugs and Dietary Supplements:
Statistical Abstract of the United States: