CHEC, a partnership of VCU Health System, VCU Libraries, and the VCU Health System Auxiliary, is a library where patients and their family members can find reliable health information. CHEC provides books, consumer health journals, videos, and computers.
Extensive guide to health information resources. Includes common diseases and conditions, dictionaries, organizations, clearinghouses, publications, directories, consumer health libraries, MEDLINE and other medical databases.
Features over 60 medical book titles, drug information, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment programs, case files, diagnostic tools, and the ability to download content to a mobile device.
VisualDx is a clinical decision support system that allows validation of a medical diagnosis based on visual conditions. It contains over 1,300 diagnoses and more than 25,000 medical images detailing variation in age, stage, and skin type. Free mobile app available.
The primary database for biomedical and health sciences literature. Identify full-text online journals and remote access available through VCU Libraries using the VCU Libraries "Get It @ VCU" icon. Limit by topic, publication type, date of publication, human or animal study, age group, and more. Store searches and set up alerts using PubMed’s MyNCBI Service.
Citation management tool for storing and managing references; creating bibliographies. Supports most citation styles. Requires an individual account set up from a VCU Libraries link. Available to vcu.edu and vcuhealth.org email account holders.