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Consumer Health Information: A Brief Guide

Consumer Health Information

Consumer health information (CHI) is information on health and medical topics provided in response to requests from the general public, including patients and their families. (CAPHIS, 1996)

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MedlinePlus Trusted Health Information for You

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

 

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