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Community Health Resource Section servicing Greenwich Hospital patients, their families/caregivers, and the community at large.


Welcome to the Consumer Health LibGuide of Greenwich Hospital!

Hello! My name is Veronica and I am the Consumer Health Librarian at the Greenwich Hospital Medical Library.

If you have a health-related question, literature request or want to recommend a resource to add to this guide:

- Email: veronica.bilenkin@greenwichhospital.org

- Phone: 203-863-3286

-Submit a CH Literature Request Form (link below)

-Can't find what you are looking for? Chat directly with me in the Chat box below! (Just type your name to get started!)

 

The Community Health Resource Section, staffed by a consumer health librarian, is dedicated to meeting the information needs of Greenwich Hospital patients, their families/caregivers, and the community at large. 

Our mission: To encourage and enable people to make informed decisions about their healthcare.
Please note: Information found in these guides is for educational purposes only.
Always ask your doctor for any medical advice.
Phone: 203-863-3284
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Location:

 
Greenwich Hospital Medical Library
5 Perryridge Road
Watson Pavilion, 1st Floor
Greenwich, CT 06830

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For the community

  • One-on-one consultations: Discuss your informational needs in a private setting.
  • Health-related literature searches: Learn strategies for conducting health searches and determining which information is reliable.
  • Comfortable reading area: Relax in one of the four lounge chairs available.
  • Reference collection: Check out our consumer health books covering a wide range of medical topics.
  • Computers and printer
  • Wireless internet access

For healthcare professionals

  • Health fairs: Support by compiling and acquiring informational materials.
  • Patient education: Help develop consumer health information collections and patient education materials.
  • Patient support: Provide consumer health information at the medical library or at the bedside of patients per request.
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Symptom Checker

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MedlinePlus Trusted Health Information for You: A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, NIH National Institutes of Health

MedlinePlus is the National Institute of Health's website for patients and 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.
 

 

Announcements

     MAY IS

  NATIONAL STROKE AWARENESS MONTH!

                                     National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

                                            National Institute of Health - Mind Your Risks

                                                Greenwich Hospital - The Stroke Center

  
According to the Center for Disease Control:
  • About 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke each year
  • Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States
  • Can cause serious and life-long disability for adults

In spite of all this, stroke is preventable, treatable, and rehabilitation is possible.

 

Visit our guides for more information on:

This month, we also honor:

 

 

 Available in the Library

The following health magazines are available to read when you visit the library.

Diabetes Forecast

Diabetes Forecast

Prevention Magazine

Prevention

Nutrition Action

Nutrition Action

Consumer Reports On Health

Consumer Reports
On Health

Available Online New!

We are excited to offer free online access (when using a hospital computer) to the following popular health and wellness magazines:

  • Consumer Reports On Health
  • Diabetes Self-Management
  • Eating Well
  • Family Circle
  • Food & Travel
  • Gluten-Free Living
  • Pain-Free Living
  • Parents
  • Reader's Digest
  • Shape
  • A Wellness Update
  • WOMEN

If you are using a public computer in the library, please see a librarian for the username and password and log in here to read them.
If you are using a network computer anywhere in the hospital, click here to read them.

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