Resources in Nursing
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Nursing Portal
Reference  
On the shelf
Historical Encyclopedia of Nursing (RT31 .S66 1999)


Physician's Desk Reference (Ref RS75 P5)


DSM IV (Ref RC455.2 C4 D54)


Dorland's Medical Dictionary (Ref R121 D73)


CIBA Collections (Ref QM25 N47)


Encyclopedia of Bioethics (Ref QH332 E52)
Online
Micromedix
Evidence-based clinical information for patient care decision-making. Requires an ID and password available from your instructor. (Click "Log in as someone else.")
 
National Center for Health Statistics
WinkingSkull.com
Interactive human anatomy site - highly recommended!
Medline Plus
Medical encyclopedia, dictionary and general reference - from NLM
Citation Machine
Help formatting your citations - the Nursing Dept. prefers APA style
Journal Article Indexes
Academic Search Complete
This index is a general coverage index but includes many nursing, health and medical journals. Many articles are available in full-text, but for the more scholarly titles, you'll often need to use interlibrary loan
CINAHL with full-text
This is the premier index to nursing and allied health literature. If you have trouble locating relevant articles in CINAHL, please ask for assistance at the reference desk
Health Source- Nursing/Academic Edition
Covers 850 journals - about 450 are in full-text - this database includes Clinical Pharmacology, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs for all U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new drugs
Medline
This is from the National Library of Medicine. Covers almost 10,000 journals. Not many full-text articles. Coverage includes clinical medicine, nutrition, dentistry, pathology, education, psychiatry, experimental medicine, toxicology, health services administration, veterinary medicine, nursing
PubMed
Also from the National Library of Medicine. Includes Medline database plus several enhancements. Powerful and flexible interface may be preferred to the Medline interface above. No login required off campus
...more indexes


Books
If you're browsing the shelves, most books in nursing have call numbers beginning with R.
NIC
Books at Colman Library
WorldCat
Locate books available elsewhere and request via interlibrary loan
Associations
Illinois Nursing Association
National Student Nursing Association
Links
Nursing Center
Portal to more than 700 continuing education activities and thousands of clinical articles from about 50 leading nursing journals
Healthy People 2020
Provides a framework for prevention for the nation. It is a statement of national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats
UIUC Tutorials on using PubMed
Brief tutorials consisting of PowerPoint slides with voice narration
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