New Bern-Craven County
Public Library

a member of the Craven-Pamlico-Carteret Regional Library System

Omnigraphics Online

Omnigraphics logoOmnigraphics offers access to its Health Reference Series print titles owned by the CPC Regional Library. Designed for individuals with no specific medical knowledge, these easy-to-use and authoritative sources provide basic medical information for patients, families, caregivers, and the general public. Users will find the volumes to be excellent resources for reference, research, and personal information.

Access to those titles can be found at:

To access from outside the library, click the link above.
On the login screen, click "Library Card," enter your CPC Regional library card number, and click "LOGIN".
NOTE: Holders of older library cards (beginning with 1) need to enter 242080 before their number.

 If you are inside a CPC Library, just click the link above.

Next click, "Health Reference Series Online" to access the database.

You may register to create an account. As a registered user, you may Save Articles & Take Notes, Save Citations, and Save Searches.

Titles included in online access are:

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook
Basic consumer health information about ayurveda, acupuncture, aromatherapy, chiropractic care, diet-based therapies, guided imagery, herbal and vitamin supplements, homeopathy, hypnosis, massage, meditation, naturopathy, pilates, reflexology, reiki, shiatsu, tai chi, traditional chinese medicine, yoga, and other complementary and alternative medical therapies; along with statistics, tips for selecting a practitioner, treatments for specific health conditions, a glossary of related terms, and a directory of resources for additional help and information.
Diabetes Sourcebook
Basic consumer health information about Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes, and Other Types of Diabetes and Prediabetes, with details about medical, dietary, and lifestyle disease management issues, including blood glucose monitoring, meal planning, weight control, oral diabetes medications, and insulin; along with facts about the most common complications of diabetes and their prevention, current research in diabetes care, tips for people following a diabetic diet, a glossary of related terms, and a directory of resources for further help and information.
Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders
Basic consumer health information about the upper and lower gastrointestinal (GI) tract, including the esophagus, stomach, intestines, rectum, liver, and pancreas with facts about gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastritis, appendicitis, ulcers, celiac disease, diverticulitis, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, gallstones, and other diseases and disorders related to digestive process along with information about cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, food intolerance, and commonly used diagnostic and surgical procedures, statistics, a glossary, and resources for additional help and information.
Medical Tests Sourcebook
Basic consumer health information about preventive care guidelines, routine health screenings, home-use tests, blood, stool, and urine tests, genetic testing, biopsies, endoscopic exams, and imaging tests, such as X-ray, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), and nuclear and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams; along with facts about diagnostic tests for allergies, cancer, diabetes, heart and lung disease, infertility, osteoporosis, sleep problems, and other specific conditions, a glossary of related terms, and directories of additional resources.
Surgery Sourcebook 
Basic consumer health information about common surgical techniques and procedures, including appendectomy, breast biopsy, carotid endarterectomy, cataract removal, cesarean section, coronary artery bypass, cosmetic surgery, dilation and curettage, gallbladder surgery, hemorrhoidectomy, hysterectomy, hernia repair, low back surgery, mastectomy, prostatectomy, tonsillectomy, and weight-loss (bariatric) surgery ; along with facts about emergency surgery and critical care and tips on preparing for surgery, getting a second opinion, managing pain and surgical complications, and recovering from surgery, a glossary of related terms, and a directory of resources for more information

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Updated: October 25, 2018.