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What's new in PubMed this week for Consumer Health?

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Searching for Articles on a Specific Topic


The following electronic resources (or databases) are the most appropriate places to start looking for articles. Keep in mind that you may have to look in several places to find all the information you need.

Terms to try -



  • Health Care Reform
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • Health Insurance


MEDLINE –  PUBMED  provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.


 CINAHL – Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature - Covers the literature related to nursing and allied health fields. 


 ABI Inform  - Provides in-depth coverage of business and management publications …. 


 Thomas - Provides full text legislative information ... beginning with the 104th Congress (1995/96).  It includes congressional bills, public laws, roll call votes, the Congressional Record, committee reports and information on the legislative process. Searching is by word or phrase, bill number, stage of legislative process, or public law number. 


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