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BIO 141/142 - Anatomy & Physiology (WO)

What Type of Information Do You Need?

There are two main types of science information:

  Background Info Research Articles
(Peer Reviewed)
Purpose Overview of a general topic Reports finding from studies or experiments
Writing Everyday language Technical language
Audience Patients & consumers Healthcare professionals & students
Focus Broad focus on the patient experience and frequently asked questions Very narrow focus on specific disorders, treatments or physiological mechanisms.
Answers Questions Like What are the symptoms and treatments of diabetes? How does preterm birth impact long-term type 2 diabetes risk for infants born at less than 28 weeks gestation?

Background Info

Research Articles

The library has dozens of science databases.  For this class, we recommend these:

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