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Health and Wellness

Thorndike Books

Here is a sampling of books we have in the library about medicine. Use the call number at the end of each book below to find it on our library shelves.  Need help?  Ask us!!


  • Dorland's illustrated medical dictionary / W.A. Newman Droland - REF 121 .D73 2012
  • First aid manual / American College of Emergency Physicians - RC 86.8 .F565 2009
  • Handbook of health psychology and behavioral medicine / edited by Jerry M. Suls, Karina W. Davidson, Robert M. Kaplan - R726.7.H365 2010
  • PDR for nonprescription drugs - REF RM671.A1P48 2012
  • The Merck manual home health handbook / Robert S. Porter, editor-in-chief - RC 81 .M535 2009

Senior Projects

Here are a few senior projects housed in the COA archives in the library. 

  • Tough Guys and Diabetes - Keith Phillips, 2010
  • Employee Perspective on medical profession in Finland and the United States : Seven interviews with physicians and healthcare administrators - Virve Hirsmaki, 2009