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Credo Reference provides access to an assortment of encyclopedias and dictionaries. Use the basic search to find entries on chronic illnesses from multiple encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Learn more about the basics of specific chronic illnesses, resources, and research. Just search for the chronic illness you are interested in.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health by
Publication Date: 2013
Aimed at the non-specialist reader interested in health and medicinal issues, the encyclopedia examines many health issues that fall under the category of chronic illness. Includes overviews, definitions and biographical entries.
Chronic Illness by
Call Number: 616 L921c2009
Publication Date: 2008-12-17
The new edition of best-selling Chronic Illness: Impact and Intervention continues to focus on the various aspects of chronic illness that influence both patients and their families. Topics include the sociological, psychological, ethical, organizational, and financial factors, as well as individual and system outcomes.