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  Consumer Health Complete
 
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Database Information

"Consumer Health Complete is 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. This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc. CHC 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." -- EBSCOhost Website


Features
Full text for more than 250 health reference books and encyclopedias
Thousands of full-text evidence-based, health reports
Hundreds of medical images and diagrams
Over 750 physician-generated videos on women's health, general health and men's health
More than 2,350 Health Daily videos from NBC Digital Health Network
More than 450 full-text consumer health pamphlets and leaflets


Search Operators
Connectors: AND, OR, NOT
Wildcards: ? = one or more unknown characters (e.g. wom?n)
Truncation: * = place at the end of a root word (e.g. comput*)
Proximity: <search term> N# <search term> = search terms must be specified number (#) or fewer words apart


Database Access

Consumer Health Complete


EBSCOhost Basic Search Tutorial
Demonstrates how to use the Basic Search interface in EBSCOhost's databases.

 
 

Introduction to Databases
Explains why you should use databases when conducting academic research.