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Informing Patients on Important Health Related Topics to Foster an Understanding of Health

The single-most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Unique Searching

Consumer Health Complete offers a unique search interface designed to call attention to the full text content available from many important source-types, and to provide an intuitive means for searching this specific information.

Extensive Full Text from a Diverse Range of Valuable Sources

This resource offers a well-rounded collection of full-text content from a variety of relevant source types including journals, magazine, books, pamphlets, images, videos and more. Of note are the more than 250 included full-text health reference books and encyclopedia such as American Medical Association Complete Medical Encyclopedia, American Medical Association Family Medical Guide,  Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2012, Cornell Illustrated Encyclopedia of Health, Mayo Clinic Family Health Book, Mayo Clinic Guide to Women's Cancers, Oxford Handbook of Child Nutrition,Oxford Illustrated Companion to Medicine, Royal Society for Medical Health Encyclopedia and many more...


Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.


Advanced Search, with its elegantly laid-out tool set for crafting very precise search strategies, gives the user great control over the whole search process.

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