Each weekly report in this database offers in-depth, non-biased coverage on a single "hot" issue. Issues covered include political and social topics, regular reports on international affairs, education, health, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish.
Key Features of AHFS
- Drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers
- Available in a Spanish version translated by experienced human health and medical translators (not by computer programs)
- Updated monthly
- Includes “How To” monographs for administering different types of medications such as eye drops and inhalers
- Identifies medications that have the potential for adverse events when used by elderly patients as recommended by a panel of nationally recognized experts (Beers Criteria). These criteria identify medications that should generally be avoided or that should be used with caution in older adults (65 years of age or older)
MAS Ultra – School Edition is a full-text database of popular magazines, reference books and primary sources covering many subjects, including history, science and health. It also includes and over a million photos, maps and flags.
Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.
Primary Search Reference eBook Collection is a full-text database providing easy-to-read encyclopedic entries. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.