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Nursing

Introduction

This is a selective guide to information resources in nursing and related health sciences. Some of the print sources listed here are located in the Science & Engineering area on the second floor of the library ("Sci Ref"). Many high-demand books are shelved at the first floor Reserve Desk: request these items by title.

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Course Guides

Databases

Use these databases to find citations or references to journal articles. To read the full text of an article, see Finding Items at Fogler Library and Getting Items from Other Libraries. For additional databases, see the list available from the Nursing portal.

  • CINAHL with Full Text [Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature] (1981+)
    Covers nursing, allied health, and consumer health journals. Also covers dissertations, standards of practice, and other materials. Includes foreign-language publications. See the CINAHL Database Guide for instructions on searching the database.
  • Cochrane Collection Plus
    A collection of evidence-based medicine databases. Assesses the effectiveness and appropriateness of health care interventions--including medications, surgery, and education--through systematic reviews of scientific literature.
  • MEDLINE [via EBSCOhost] and PubMed (1946+)
    Covers journals in all areas of clinical and experimental medicine, as well as nursing and other health fields. Includes foreign-language publications. See the MEDLINE Database Guide for instructions on searching the EBSCOhost version of the database. PubMed includes some additional references and slightly more current coverage.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Resources

Drug Information

  • 2011 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide at Reserve Desk
  • Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses [2013] at Reserve Desk
  • Handbook of Non-Prescription Drugs Sci Ref RM 671 A1 H34 16th ed. 2009
  • MedlinePlus: Drugs, Herbs and Supplements
  • Mosby's 2012 Nursing Drug Reference at Reserve Desk
  • 2010 Nurse's Drug Handbook Sci Ref RM 125 N87 2010
  • Physicians' Desk Reference: PDR Sci Ref RS 75 P5 66th ed. 2012

Handbooks and Manuals

  • Atlas of Human Anatomy ["Netter"] Sci Ref Folio QM 25 N46 1989
  • Comprehensive Cancer Information - National Cancer Institute
  • Davis's Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications [2013] at Reserve Desk
  • Gray's Anatomy Sci Ref QM 23.2 G73 1995
  • Handbook of Nursing Diagnosis [2010 and 2013] at Reserve Desk
  • Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications [2010 and 2013] at Reserve Desk
  • Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures: With Nursing Diagnoses [2008] at Reserve Desk
  • Manual of Nursing Diagnosis [2011] at Reserve Desk
  • The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
  • Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference [2013] at Reserve Desk
  • Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests [2010] at Reserve Desk
  • Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference [2012] at Reserve Desk
  • NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification 2012-14 at Reserve Desk
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse
  • NOC and NIC Linkages to NANDA-I and Clinical Conditions: Supporting Critical Thinking and Quality Care at Reserve Desk
  • Nurses' Quick Reference to Common Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests [2011] at Reserve Desk
  • Nursing Care Plans: Diagnoses, Interventions, and Outcomes [2011] at Reserve Desk
  • Nursing Diagnosis: Application to Clinical Practice [2010 and 2013] at Reserve Desk
  • Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care [2014] at Reserve Desk
  • Nursing Diagnosis Manual: Planning, Individualizing, and Documenting Client Care [2010] at Reserve Desk
  • Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) Sci Ref RT 42 N858 2008
  • Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC): Measurement of Health Outcomes [2013] at Reserve Desk N864 2008
  • Prentice Hall Nursing Diagnosis Handbook with NIC Interventions and NOC Outcomes [2009] at Reserve Desk
  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association [6th ed.] Ref Desk BF 76.7 P83 2010, and also Sci Ref BF 76.7 P83 2010
  • Red Book: 2012 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases at Reserve Desk
  • Saunders Nursing Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests [2012] at Reserve Desk
  • Sparks & Taylor's Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual [2011 and 2014] at Reserve Desk
  • Swearingen's Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing: A Care Planning Resource [2011] at Reserve Desk
  • Tools for Using Recommendations in Primary Care Practice from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, including the Electronic Preventive Services Selector and the Pocket Guide to Clinical Preventive Services
  • Ulrich & Canale's Nursing Care Planning Guides: Prioritization, Delegation, and Critical Thinking [2011] at Reserve Desk
  • Wong's Clinical Manual of Pediatric Nursing [2012] at Reserve Desk

Consumer Health

Herbal and Alternative Medicine

Virtual Libraries

Local Links

Questions?


Created by: Nancy Curtis | Revised: 02/20/2014
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