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MedlinePlus

Chapter


Abstract


  • With over one million daily visits, MedlinePlus provides the authoritative, relevant health information that is useful for consumers to make informed health decisions and self-care management (Lacroix and Mehnert 2002; Amith et al. 2017). The information is provided in easy-to-understand language, covering a broad range of health topics such as diseases, disorders, conditions, wellness issues, prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, herbs, and supplements (Burgess et al. 2012; U.S. National Library of Medicine 2018a). The presentation format is...

Authors


  •   Zhang, Zhenyu (external author)
  •   Yu, Ping

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Zhang, Z. & Yu, P. (2019). MedlinePlus. In D. Gu & M. E. Dupre (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging (p. 1). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9783319698922

Book Title


  • Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging

Start Page


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • Cham, Switzerland

Abstract


  • With over one million daily visits, MedlinePlus provides the authoritative, relevant health information that is useful for consumers to make informed health decisions and self-care management (Lacroix and Mehnert 2002; Amith et al. 2017). The information is provided in easy-to-understand language, covering a broad range of health topics such as diseases, disorders, conditions, wellness issues, prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, herbs, and supplements (Burgess et al. 2012; U.S. National Library of Medicine 2018a). The presentation format is...

Authors


  •   Zhang, Zhenyu (external author)
  •   Yu, Ping

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Zhang, Z. & Yu, P. (2019). MedlinePlus. In D. Gu & M. E. Dupre (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging (p. 1). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9783319698922

Book Title


  • Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging

Start Page


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • Cham, Switzerland