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Journal Articles

CINAHL Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
The Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health indexes English-language publications in nursing and allied health along with publications of the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the National League of Nursing (NLN). Some full text.

LWW Nursing and Health Professions Collection (Ovid) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
This database contains 100% full-text for over 90 nursing journals published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Index and full text for peer-reviewed medical journals and patient education materials.

PubMed Unrestricted Resource
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to 1948. PubMed includes links to some free full text articles and other related resources. PubMed also offers online training specifically for nurses.

Academic Search Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
Index and full text of magazines, newspapers, reports, conference proceedings, and scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines.

Highwire Press Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Highwire Press is an archive of scholarly articles in the sciences produced by Stanford University Libraries.

Sage Journals Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Index and some full text of journals published by Sage.

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Annual Review of Public Health Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Critical reviews of recent advances in the field of public health.

Publications in the Field

Find a Publication Unrestricted Resource
Search for a journal, magazine, or other periodical by its exact title, the beginning words of the title, or words within the title. You can also browse by Category for journals in your field of interest.

Reference Materials

Encyclopedia of Bioethics On campus use only
A five-volume encyclopedia focusing on bioethics, including the medical profession, the life sciences, the environment, and public health.
Call Number: QH332 .E52 2004

Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Designed with the overarching goal to collect together in a single resource the knowledge generated by this interdisciplinary field, highlighting the links between science and practice. In it, scholars, health care practitioners and the general public will find a wealth of information on topics such as physical activity, stress and health, smoking, pain management, social support and health, cardiovascular health, health promotion, and HIV/AIDS.

Encyclopedia of Nursing Research On campus use only
A comprehensive resource for tracking developments in the nursing field. With over 20 new areas of research, and updates of existing entries, this encyclopedia presents key terms and concepts and their application to practice. Entries provide the most relevant and current research perspectives.
Call Number: REF RT81.5 E53 2012

Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health On campus use only
A four-volume encyclopedia covering a variety of topics on nursing and allied health.
Call No: REF. RT 21 G353 2007

MedlinePLUS Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and the latest health news.

Guidelines/Standards

National Guideline Clearinghouse Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
The National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) is a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. The NGC mission is to provide physicians and other health professionals, health care providers, health plans, integrated delivery systems, purchasers, and others an accessible mechanism for obtaining objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines and to further their dissemination, implementation, and use.

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Practice Alerts Unrestricted Resource
"AACN Practice Alerts™ are succinct, dynamic directives that are supported by authoritative evidence to ensure excellence in practice and a safe and humane work environment."

Statistics

CDC - Data & Statistics Unrestricted Resource
Statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps Unrestricted Resource
The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities.

FedStats Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
FedStats provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the federal government.

National Center for Health Statistics Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
The National Center for Health Statistics, part of the CDC, is the principal health statistics agency for the U.S. They conduct studies and compile statistics on a variety of topics related to public health, including: diseases and conditions, injuries, life stages and populations, and health care and insurance.

National Library of Medicine: Medical Statistics Links Unrestricted Resource
Provides multiple sources of health and medical statistics for the U.S. and internationally.

Drug Information

DailyMed Unrestricted Resource
DailyMed provides a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and labeling found in medication package inserts. Includes both human and animal drugs, and links to information about adverse events, safety recalls, and a drug's presence in breast milk.

Handbook of Drug-Nutrient Interactions Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Provides a scientific look behind many drug-nutrient interactions, examines their relevance, offers recommendations, and suggests research questions to be explored. Providing both the scientific basis and clinical relevance with appropriate recommendations for many interactions, the topic of drug-nutrient interactions is significant for clinicians and researchers alike. For clinicians in particular, the book offers a guide for understanding, identifying or predicting, and ultimately preventing or managing drug-nutrient interactions to optimize patient care.

Handbook of Drug Monitoring Methods: Therapeutics and Drugs of Abuse Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Discusses the different analytical techniques used in today’s practice of therapeutic drug monitoring and drugs of abuse as well as alcohol testing with relevant theory, mechanism, and in-depth scientific discussion on each topic. This volume is the perfect handbook and quick reference for any clinical laboratory, allowing clinicians to find the potential source of a false-positive or a false-negative result in the daily operation of a toxicology laboratory. At the same time, this book can also be used as a reference for medical technologists, supervisors, laboratory directors, clinical chemists, toxicologists, and pathologists to find in-depth cause of a potential interference and what tests can be ordered to circumvent such problem.

Patient Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Unrestricted Resource
Provides information about numerous health and safety topics like diseases and conditions, healthy living, emergency preparedness, and environmental health.

Consumer Health Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

FDA Patient Network Unrestricted Resource
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's new patient-focused site with information about drugs and devices, clinical trials, treatment options, and disease information.

Genetics Home Reference Unrestricted Resource
Genetics Home Reference provides consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variations on human health. A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Health Source: Consumer Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
Index and full text for consumer health publications.

MedlinePLUS Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and the latest health news.

VigiAccess Unrestricted Resource
This database allows you to browse and view data on suspected side-effects from various medicinal products (also known as suspected adverse drug reactions (“ADRs”)). All data contained herein is sourced from VigiBase®, the World Health Organization’s (the “WHO”) global database for ADRs.

Videos

Nursing Education in Video Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Resource contains video
Nursing Education in Video is a unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board, and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with US Federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS. Subjects covered include Anatomy and Physiology, Basic Clinical Skills, Communications, Gerontology, Infection Control, Legal Aspects of Nursing, Pediatrics, Quality Assurance-Quality Care, and more.

Websites

Google Scholar Unrestricted Resource
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.