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CONSUMER HEALTH

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Consumer Health:

Information intended for potential users of medical and healthcare services. There is an emphasis on self-care and preventive approaches as well as information for community-wide dissemination and use. (PubMed MeSH 2008)


Patient Education:

The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
(PubMed MeSH 2008)

Medical Pronunciations

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Suggested Databases

Consumer Health = Daily NEWS

MedlinePlus
(National Library of Medicine / National Institutes of Health)

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)
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Contact

Health Sciences Librarians:

DENTON CAMPUS:
Elaine Cox
Texas Woman's University
Blagg-Huey Library
P.O. Box 425528
Denton, TX 76204
Phone: 940.898.3701
Email: reference@twu.edu

DALLAS CAMPUS:
Eula Oliphant   &   Mandie Mims
T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences
Health Sciences Library
5500 Southwestern Medical Avenue
Dallas, TX 75235-7299
Phone: 214.689.6585

HOUSTON CAMPUS:
Marilyn Goff
Institute of Health Sciences
Academic Resource Center
6700 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030-4132
Phone: 713.794.2481