What is Consumer Health?
The focus of Consumer Health is to enable patients, families, caregivers, and the general public to find current, reliable, and accessible health information. Access to this information allows public participation and choice in health care decision making.
What can the librarians at Becker do for you?
- The Becker Medical Library and its resources are available to the public. The library is open to all users Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 6:00 pm. A valid ID badge is needed for evening and weekend access. Please see Library Hours and Access Restrictions for more information before visiting. Information about photocopying and borrowing books may be found through our Using the Library & Frequently Asked Questions pages
- Our staff has also created a Consumer Health Information Guide to connect you to current and reliable health information resources. Please remember that this guide is for informational purposes only. All health questions and concerns are best answered by a health care provider.
In the Consumer Health Information Guide you can find:
- The Becker Medical Library is affiliated with the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Family Resource Center. Please contact the Family Resource Center for additional information about resources and services for the public.