Health, Nursing, & Medicine
More books about health can be found on the fourth floor, in section R.
|Concise Medical Dictionary
|Encyclopedia of Health & Behavior
||REF R 726.5 E 53 2004
|Encyclopedia of Health Care Management
||REF RA 971. E 52 2004
|Encyclopedia of Public Health
||REF RA 423. E 53 2002
|Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
||REF R 733. G 34 2005
|Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
||REF RC 41. G 35 2006
|Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing & Allied Health
||REF RT 21. G 353 2007
|Merck Manual of Medical Information
||REF RC 81. M 535 2003
|Oxford Companion to the Body
|Oxford Companion to Medicine
|PDR for Nonprescription Drugs, Dietary Supplements, and Herbs
||REF RM 16. M 4 2009
|Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing
||REF R 121. S 8 2005
Journal ArticlesAcademic Search Premier
This multidisciplinary database is a great place to search for articles on any topic.Alt-HealthWatch
This database contains thousands of articles on alternative medicine: massage and
acupuncture, folk medicine and herbal remedies, biofeedback, and more.
CINAHL is the premier database for nursing research. It can be used to locate articles
on patient care, management, different branches of nursing, medicine, pharmacy, and
CQ Researcher can be used to locate reports on current health issues such as obesity,
nutrition, cancer, and so on.
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
The DOAJ is an archive of thousands of free (open-access) journals on a wide variety
of topics, including medicine, public health, and nursing.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
The Consumer Edition of this database provides information that patients need to know
about illnesses and treatments.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
The Nursing/Academic Edition of this database contains scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles
on all topics in medicine.
This publisher site can be used to locate scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles on all
topics in medicine and health research.
Use the medical section of this database to locate the latest research on cancer,
AIDS, obesity, and more.
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Nursing Journals @Ovid Full Text
LWW are one of the most respected publishers of nursing information. This database
can be used to locate articles on a wide variety of topics in nursing including treatments,
symptom management, and more.
This general database is another good place to start a search on any topic.MedicLatina
MedicLatina can be used to locate medical and health-related articles in Spanish.
(MedicLatina se puede utilizar para localizar los artículos médicos y relativos a
la salud en español.)
MEDLINE is a general medical database that can be used to find scholarly (peer-reviewed)
articles on any health topic.
Created by Nature Publishing, this database provides access to preprints of academic
papers in genetics, biology, microbiology, and more.
This is one of the best psychology and psychiatry databases in the world. It can be
used to find scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles on mental health and treatments, as
well as general psychology, emotions, behavior, and much more.
PubMED (MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE)
A National Library of Medicine service, Pubmed offers an index to more than 15 million
citations from Medline for biomedical articles, including nursing, dating back to
the 1950s. It also links to the full text of articles and nongovernmental web resources.
A free, full-text collection of biomedical books is also available from the NCBI Bookshelf
by choosing "Books" from the search box menu.
This database includes thousands of articles on sports and sports medicine, including
injury prevention, orthopedics, and much more.
Resources for Medical Professionals and ResearchersFastStats
Created and maintained by the Centers for Disease Control, this site offers current
statistics on current health topics including immunization rates, obesity, cancer
and disease rates, and more.
This open access publisher provides access to thousands of articles in a wide range
of health topics. Some content is peer-reviewed.
National Institute of Nursing Research
This organization is one of the National Institutes of Health, and its mission is
to support research in nursing in clinical and communities through grants and other
funding programs. It provides information on funding initiatives, including diversity
programs and resources, links to nursing organizations, and publications from national
meetings and conferences.
This site is an entry point for searching the resources at the National Library of
Medicine. It provides a global search function for PubMed, PubMed Central, and Medline
Plus, all of which are included in this resource list. This is an excellent starting
point to begin a search of health-related government information.
This site offers access to more than 160 full-text high-quality, open access life
sciences journals from various publishers.
State of Utah Government Publications
Search the State of Utah's Digital Library for thousands of government documents on
heath in Utah.
Resources for Health ConsumersCenters for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention
The CDC website provides information on specific health and safety topics, a public
health image library, and state and national data sets on health and disease. An A
to Z index helps users find statistical and other information on specific conditions.
Created by librarians at Stanford University's Health Library, these guides offer
a wealth of information about diagnosis and treatments, safety and medical conditions,
and much more.
Healthfinder(R) is a Federal Web site for consumers, developed by the U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies. Since 1997, Healthfinder(R)
has been recognized as a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit
health and human services information on the Internet. Healthfinder(R) links to select
information and Web sites from over 1,500 health-related organizations.
MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus
brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health
(NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated
MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal
articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical
encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.
Merck & Co., Inc., one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, provides medical
information in all of The Merck Manuals on a not-for-profit basis as a service to
the community. The Merck Manual,The Merck Manual of Medical Information--Second Home Edition,The Merck Manual of Geriatrics,The Merck Manual of Health & Aging, and The Merck Veterinary Manual are available on this site.
National Institutes of Health--Health Information
This is another directory of consumer health information. The site is organized by
conditions, body systems, type of patient, etc. It provides links to MedlinePlus and
to specific institutes with NIH.
Non-Governmental PortalsHardin MD
The "MD" stands for "Meta Directory," and the University of Iowa's Hardin Library
for the Health Sciences is one of the best and most complete directories for medical
ad heal-related links. This offers a huge, up-to-date collection of medical images
and information, plus it is searchable by keyword of "subject clusters," such as AIDS,
cancer, women's health, etc.
Mayo Clinic: Tools for Healthier Lives
This web site from the Mayo Clinic includes high-quality and comprehensive health
and medical information, plus it includes "tools," such as online calculators, self-assessments,
a symptom checker, and quizzes.
Study Aids for Nursing StudentsGray's Anatomy of the Human Body
This includes pictures from the classic 1918 edition of Gray's Anatomy. It also includes a subject index with 13,000 entries.
Human Anatomy Online
Ten systems can be explored: skeletal, digestive, muscular, lymphatic, endocrine,
nervous, cardiovascular, male or female reproductive, and urinary. Search interactive
graphics, including animations of the systems, tutorials and descriptions.
Medical Images on the Web
This University of Nebraska Medical Center portal provides evaluated, annotated links
to online image collections in General, Anatomy and Histology, Cardiology, Dermatology,
Embriology, Endoscopy, Neurology, Pathology, Pediatrics, and ENT.
Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
Searchable by keyword or table of contents, The Merck Manual, 17th edition is available free on the web.
The highlight of this site is the "Careplan Corner" with nursing care plans under
three categories: "Altered/Alterations," Impaired/Impairment," and "General." Nursing
students can copy, save or print and modify any of the plans. There is also a blank
plan template to print out and fill in. Other resource links for nurses and students
are also available.
This resource provides drug lists that include the description, clinical pharmacology,
indications and dosage, side effects and drug interactions, warnings and precautions,
drug overdoses, contraindications, and patient information.