New Health Library Symptom Checker tool

Health Library is composed of disease & condition fact sheets that provide comprehensive, yet concise evidence-based information on a variety of health conditions, diseases and injuries. Health Library introduces a new feature, a Symptom Checker tool, which resides on the index and article pages within Health Library, as displayed below.

 

 

Symptom checker features:

  • Symptom Checker access point is a button in the right navigation area of all content pages in the Health Library
  • To close the Symptom Checker, simply click the ‘close X’ in the right corner of tool
  • Available in English and Spanish
  • Navigate by Gender, Age, and Body Region
  • 17 Body Regions available linking to nearly 300 Symptom Fact sheets
  • Symptom Fact sheets are written in basic medical terminology for the larger population
  • Content is Evidence-based and reviewed annually
  • Symptom Fact sheets includes the following information:
    • Definition
    • Causes
    • Home Care
    • When Should I call My Doctor?
    • When Should I call for Medical Help Right Away?
    • Symptom Fact sheets have in-line links to additional condition and procedure content in the Health Library

Visit Health Library today view the Symptom Checker too. Find out how to contact a reference librarian and learn more.

Contact us by:

  • E-Mail using the Ask A Librarian Form
  • Calling the Library Service Desk (315)464-4581
  • Visiting the desk while a reference librarian is on duty

Reference Desk Hours
Monday – Friday (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM or by appointment)
Saturday (10:00 AM – 2:00 PM)

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