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Patient Information: Databases

Off Campus Access

Are you at home or in a coffee shop? No worries! You can still use these resources.

Clicking on these links takes you to a login page if you are off campus. Use your netid and password to log in.

In case you can't remember, your netid is everything before the @ in your email address.

For example: the netid for would be library1

What are people talking about?



  • Each disease or condition has a Patient Information subtopic with handouts


  • Select Patient Education from the dropdown menu next to the searchbox and search for your disease or condition


  • You will find Patient Handouts under the "For You" box once you click on a disease or condition.

Clinical Pharmacology

  • Go to the Patient Education tab along the top to get MedCounselor Sheets and Discharge Instructions by condition

Access Medicine

  • Go to the Patient Ed tab along the top


  • Go to the Patient Info tab along the top


  • Search for a disease or condition in the search box and from the results page, select Patient Information from the tab along the top
  • If you are a UIC patron and want to access full text articles, create a Trip profile ( and indicate that you are at UIC

Nursing Reference Center Plus

  • Go to More tab above the search box to view the Patient Ed section.

Library Faculty

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Rosie Hanneke
(312) 996-2758
Subjects: Public Health