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in the network
Who can use this service ?
Anybody, health professional or student, seeking
information regarding health and its history: medicine, biology,
pharmacology, psychology, public health, dentistry, nursing,
paramedical services, health economics, and medical legislation.
The service is free-of-charge.
What questions may I ask ?
The Biuminfo team is here to help you overcome the
difficulties you may face whilst looking for addresses,
references, affiliations, bibliographies on specific subjects, both printed and
electronic documents, etc.
You can request information on all health-related
topics and we will respond using our in-house resources
(catalogues, databases) and those of other institutions
(libraries, websites) as well.
We can also deliver
photocopies of needed documents by mail to your
home/office (subject to payment).
Who answers my question ?
A team of librarians, who are not
physicians ; so they can’t deliver any medical opinion or medical
How long it takes to get an answer ?
You can submit questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a
The service responds Monday through Friday, from 9
a.m. till 7 p.m.. Questions are usually answered the day that
they are received. Questions submitted on week-ends will be
handled on the following Monday.
Biuminfo is committed not to disclose any
personal information nor the contents of the exchanged mails.
Biuminfo is not engaged in delivering medical service or advice
and the information provided is not a substitute for a
professional medical opinion. If you have any medical problem,
please contact a qualified health professional.
We also suggest you to search health information websites
Plus (3 sections : health topics, drugs and
supplements, videos and tools).
« MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web
site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by
the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information
about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you
can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health
information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
You can use
MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up
information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of
words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also
get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find
out about clinical trials on a disease or condition. »