Resources for Patients and Families

Koha is the UAMS/ACH Library catalog of books, magazines and DVD's. ACH books, magazines and DVD's may be borrowed from the ACH Library by patients' families.

Learning Disability Resource Library: Information and online resources regarding learning disabilities in children

Rare Diseases Database from NORD: Pamphlets on genetic and rare diseases available on all ACH networked computers.

Parenting Information Handouts: Parenting pamphlets available in English and Spanish.

Merck Manual - Home Edition : Bestselling reference book with disease and treatment descriptions.

Medline Plus Health Information : Pamphlets plus links to related Medline articles.

Books and Videos list: Books and DVD's are searchable on ACH/UAMS Catalog. Click on Advanced Search; click on Collection tab; then type a topic in the Keyword Box and check the ACH Family Library box then search to see everything on your topic to check out from the ACH Family Library.

AAFP handouts: Produced by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Congenital Heart Information Network : Links to defect/syndrome, grief /bereavement, insurance, and transplant resources sites.

Spanish Patient Education Materials: Pamphlets in both English and Spanish from government agencies, hospitals and other organizations.