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NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH

Subject Searches in the Library Catalog

Books, reference books and audiovisual materials about Nursing and Allied Health are in the R section of the library.

  • R General Medicine
  • RA Public Aspects of Medicine
  • RB Pathology
  • RC Internal Medicine
  • RD Surgery
  • RE Ophthalmology
  • RG Gynecology/Obstetrics
  • RJ Pediatrics
  • RL Dermatology
  • RM Pharmacology
  • RT Nursing

    Databases

    Alt Health Watch focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

    CINAHL provides indexing for journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. CINAHL Plus with Full Text covers nursing, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and allied health disciplines.

    Electronic Journal Center Full text journals online. For Health Sciences and Medicine Journals only, click on "Health Sciences and Medicine" under "Journals by Subject."

    HealthSource: Consumer Edition is a rich collection of consumer health information.

    HealthSource: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals, including nearly 450 peer-reviewed journals. This database includes Clinical Pharmacology, which provides monographs for U.S. prescription drugs, herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new drugs.

    MEDLINE contains the most recent years of the National Library of Medicine's online database of references to journal articles in the health sciences. Coverage includes medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.

    Web Resources

    APA Formatting and Style Guide
    http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01
    APA formatting information from the OWL at Purdue University.

    APA Formatting from Lakeland Library
    http://library.lakelandcc.edu/apacitationguide.html
    Simplified APA guidelines and samples from Lakeland Library.

    CINAHL Tutorials
    http://support.ebscohost.com/cinahl/
    Online tutorials on use of the CINAHL database provided by the publisher, Ebsco.

    Daily Med
    http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/about.cfm
    Drug label information provided by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) to the National Library of Medicine.

    Health on the Net
    http://www.hon.ch/
    Search engine designed to provide current, accurate medical information via the internet. Both consumer and professional access is provided.

    Healthfinder.gov
    http://healthfinder.gov/
    Reliable consumer health information provided by the Department of Health and Human Services.

    Healthy People 2020
    http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/healthy_people.htm
    Healthy People 2020, a comprehensive, nationwide health promotion and disease prevention agenda, highlights leading health indicators and encourages improvement in the health of the nation's citizens.

    LabTestsOnline
    http://www.labtestsonline.org/
    "A public resource on clinical lab testing from the laboratory professionals who do the testing."

    MedlinePLUS
    http://medlineplus.gov/
    Links to reliable consumer health information provided by the National Library of Medicine.

    Medscape
    http://www.medscape.com/medscapetoday
    Provides resource centers for various diseases and conditions, news on noteworthy medical topics, full text articles, and a drug interaction checker.

    Merck Manuals Online
    http://www.merck.com/pubs/
    Online full text access to the various Merck manuals.

    National Center for Health Statistics
    http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/
    Search for statistics on any health issue.

    National Guideline Clearinghouse
    http://www.guideline.gov/
    "The National Guideline Clearinghouse is a comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents."

    Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK2651/
    This site provides the downloadable full text of the various sections of the handbook on patient safety and quality.

    PubMed
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?otool=ohiolink
    Provides linkage of OhioLINK databases to the comprehensive listings of the online version of MEDLINE.

    PubMedHealth
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/
    Based on systematic reviews of clinical trials, this site provides executive summaries, clinical reviews, and a medical encyclopedia.

    PubMed Simple Subject Search Tutorial
    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/viewlet/search/subject/subject.html
    Provides a one minute tutorial on performing a keyword search within PubMed.

    SearchMedica
    http://www.searchmedica.com
    This search engine provides clinically reputable content appropriate for practicing medical professionals.

    Videos of Surgical Procedures
    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/surgeryvideos.html
    Medline PLUS provides actual videos of an extensive list of surgeries from various medical facilities throughout the country.

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