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Patient Education Reference Center - Basic Search

From the Patient Education Reference Center (PERC) Home Page, you can perform a Basic Search, review Health News, learn about PERC Key Features, or Search Custom Services configured for you by your library administrator.

To conduct a Basic Search from the Home Page:

  1. From the Home Page, enter your search terms in the Find field.

    Basic Search Screen

  2. Click Search. A Result List is displayed.

The search terms are retained in the Find field above the Result List. The Result List is sorted by "source type"--for example, All Results, Conditions, Lifestyle, etc. To view a different source type, click the appropriate tab.

Notes:

  • If an item is available in another language, you can hover your pointer over the multi-language icon and select the language of your choice, or click the language within the detail of the English record.

  • If you click the Patient Education Reference Center logo, you are returned to the Basic Search Screen with your search terms cleared.

  • If you click the Refine Search link, you are returned to the Basic Search Screen with your search terms, source-type selections, and limiters remembered.

  • If you click the Advanced Search link, you are taken to the Advanced Search Screen with your search terms remembered.