Medical Assisting: Diagnosis & Diseases

Library and free web resources to support students in PCC's Medical Assisting program, and anybody researching health and medical topics.

Diseases & Diagnosis

Medline PLUS Health Topics
Symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention for over 800 diseases, illnesses and health conditions. Check out "Videos & Cool Tools" for animated videos showing the anatomy of body parts and organ systems and how diseases and conditions affect them.

Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
Current medical information for allied health professionals. The Merck Manual's 17th edition is available free online. Search by keyword or browse the table of contents.

Merck Manual of Geriatrics
Available free online.

Merck Manual of Health & Aging
Available free online


Print edition of Merck Manual available at all PCC campus libraries - Call number Reference 615.02 M47 2006

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