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Magill's Medical Guide

Magill’s Medical Guide is a perfect mix of accessibility and depth, providing general readers with an authoritative reference source that helps bridge the gap between medical encyclopedias for professionals and popular self-help guides. It is an up-to-date and easy-to-use compendium of medical information suitable for student research as well as use by general readers, including patients and caregivers.

Within Magill’s Medical Guide, you’ll be able to:

  • Search for specific medical information
  • Browse medical information by topical area
  • View articles which explain Causes and Symptoms, Treatment and Therapy, and Perspective and Prospects
  • Look up medical terminology in the extensive glossary
  • Create a personalized account to save articles, searches and citations
This resource is available only in Madison libraries and remotely to patrons with Madison Public Library as their home library.


Have a question? Contact our Reference Department by phone at 608-266-6300 or by email.