Specialist dictionaries, encyclopedias, patient information and other reference material can provide you with a succinct explanation of core information and concepts.
Better Health Channel
Provided by the Victorian State Government, this is an excellent source of patient level health information.
This is the US National Library of Medicine's source of health information for patients and their families.
Compiled and edited by medical professionals, Medscape provides quick access to reference material, education tools and current medical news. Requires registration (free).
Medical students in years 3 and 4 have access to the Library's delivery service:
The hospitals attached to the Clinical Schools also have libraries and welcome student access: