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Resource Highlight: EBSCO Health Resources

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

EBSCO Health Resources is BadgerLink’s access point to EBSCOhost health-specific databases. This resource allows simultaneously searching of AHFS Consumer Medication Information, Alt HealthWatch, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source - Consumer Edition, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, and MEDLINE. These resources can also be individually searched. Learn more about each one!

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

Broad resource for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish, published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. This drug information is written for the average person, includes "how to" information for administering different types of medications, and identifies medications that have the potential for adverse events when used by older adults.

Alt HealthWatch

Full-text, alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Contains full-text articles for more than 190 international, and often peer-reviewed journals. Subjects include acupuncture, aromatherapy, childbirth, Chinese medicine, chiropractic, creative therapies, cross-cultural therapies, energy medicine, herbalism, homeopathy, mind-body medicine, naturopathy, nutrition, osteopathy, and more​.

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer-oriented health content, from mainstream to holistic medicine. Contains full text for more than 560 magazines and journals, 230 health reference books and encyclopedias, and hundreds of medical images and diagrams​.

Health Source - Consumer Edition

Collection of consumer health information from full-text consumer health magazines, health pamphlets, and reference books. Covers many health topics including medical sciences, food science and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Contains more than 355 full-text journals including 287 peer-reviewed journals. Provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses, and medical educators with information on many medical disciplines. Full-text journals include: Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Nursing Management, Nursing Ethics, Nursing Inquiry and more!


Biomedical and health journals containing over 21 million citations to journal articles in the life sciences, with coverage from 1946 to present. Used by healthcare professionals, nurses, clinicians, and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health, and health policy development.

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