Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.
The physical effects involving the presence of electric charges at rest and in motion.
Value of all final goods and services produced in a country in one year.
Medically, 'Encyclopedias' are not a defined term, as it is typically understood to refer to a comprehensive reference work containing articles on various topics, often including some related to health and medicine, but not a specific medical concept or entity itself.
An agency of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to advancement of medical and related sciences. Major activities of this institute include the collection, dissemination, and exchange of information important to the progress of medicine and health, research in medical informatics and support for medical library development.
The confinement of a patient in a hospital.