More books on nursing and related topics can be found using the Library's catalog
|Dictionary of Nursing
|Encyclopedia of Health & Behavior
||REF R 726.5 E 53 2004
|Encyclopedia of Health Care Management
||REF RA 971. E 52 2004
|Encyclopedia of Nursing Research
||REF RT 81.5 E 53 1998
|Encyclopedia of Public Health
||REF RA 423. E 53 2002
|Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
||REF R 733. G 34 2005
|Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing & Allied Health
||REF RT 21. G 353 2007
|Mosby's Medical, Nursing, & Allied Health Dictionary
||REF R 121. M 89 2002
|Nursing Leadership: A Concise Encyclopedia
||REF RT 89. N 7943 2008
|PDR Nurse's Drug Handbook
||REF RT 51. P 39 2009
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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
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
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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
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on all topics in medicine.
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Use the medical section of this database to locate the latest research on cancer,
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Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Nursing Journals @Ovid Full Text
LWW are one of the most respected publishers of nursing information. This database
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MedicLatina can be used to locate medical and health-related articles in Spanish.
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This site, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, the National Library of
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National Institute of Nursing Research
This organization is one of the National Institutes of Health, and its mission is
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programs and resources, links to nursing organizations, and publications from national
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Plus, all of which are included in this resource list. This is an excellent starting
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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
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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,
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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
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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.
Nursing Associations and Organizations