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Referene books - Health & Medicine

Reference sources for information on Health & Medicine

NOTE: AUD = Auditorium Building (Chicago) Campus; SCH = Schaumburg (Robin) campus

E-books can be accessed by all current RU students, faculty, and staff

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Encyclopedia of Global Health - Yawei Zhang (Editor)
Call Number: e-book
ISBN: 9781412941860
Publication Date: 2008-01-09
a comprehensive, one stop reference to a broad array of health topics worldwide. Encompassing four volumes with more than 1,200 articles, the Encyclopedia covers all aspects of health, including physical and mental health entries, biographies of major doctors and researchers, profiles of medical institutions, organizations, and corporations, descriptions of drugs and operations, articles on national health policies, and thematic health topics in the humanities.

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Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior - Norman B. Anderson (Editor)
Call Number: e-book
ISBN: 9780761923602
Publication Date: 2004-01-21
find a wealth of information on topics such as physical activity, stress and health, smoking, pain management, social support and health, cardiovascular health, health promotion, and HIV/AIDS.

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Gray's Anatomy - Susan Standring
Call Number: SCH REF. QM23.2 .G73 2005
ISBN: 9780443071683
Publication Date: 2004-12-22
A team of renowned clinicians, anatomists, and basic scientists have radically transformed this classic resource to incorporate all of the newest anatomical knowledge reorganized it by body region to parallel clinical practice and added many new surface anatomy, radiologic anatomy, and microanatomy images to complement the exquisite artwork that the book is known for.

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The Encyclopedia of Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Tova Navarra; Adam Perlman (Foreword by)
Call Number: AUD REF. R733 .N38 2004
ISBN: 0816049971
Publication Date: 2004-01-01
a comprehensive source of definitions, explanations, case studies, and perspectives on homeopathic therapies from ancient times to the present.

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The Human Body - Steve Parker; Robert Winston (Foreword by); Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Call Number: e-book
ISBN: 9780756628659
Publication Date: 2007-04-30
Revealing and detailing all aspects of the body, from the secrets of DNA to the functions of every major body system, this all-in-one encyclopedic guide is packed with accessible health and medical information that is ideal for students, health professionals, or anyone who wants to learn more about the human body.


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