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NURS 144 Clinical Nursing Applications
This guide is a collection of resources for students & faculty in the NURS 144 Clinical Nursing Applications course.
Have a topic and need to do some research? Below are the top databases for nursing students. The nursing field, however, is an interdisciplinary one, so below are more databases that you may find helpful.
Download the user guide. The Cochrane Library is a unique source of reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of interventions in health care. Published on a quarterly basis, the Cochrane Library is designed to provide information and evidence to support decisions taken in health care and to inform those receiving care.
Offers full-text coverage for 1,300+ publications, all dealing with food industry-related issues, such as packaging, processing, product development, safety, etc. More than 1,000 key food industry and market reports are also included.
Covers nursing, allied health and consumer health. It has full text articles, peer-reviewed journals, select consumer health information and media. Also includes reference books, pamphlets, and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries.
Provides access to authoritative content including full-text titles cited in CINAHL supporting specialized care, treatment, and patient management. Updated daily, this resource will help nursing professionals already working in the field, as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
Database about California, its cities and counties--economy, crime, school test scores, statistics; online index of public policy and research publications; calendar of workshops, seminars, and other discussions; federal policy bulletins ; bulletin on state policy developments; monthly reports on the California economy.
DSM-IV-TR (American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States. The Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) has been designed for use across clinical settings and can be used by a wide range of health and mental health professionals. It is also a necessary tool for collecting and communicating accurate public health statistics. The DSM-IV-TR Online only subscription also includes access to the complete DSM archives (DSM-I, DSM-II, DSM-III, DSM-III-R, DSM-IV, and a couple of significant changes to between-edition printings) for research and archiving purposes, as well as the APA Practice Guidelines and abstracts from AJP in Advance.
Primary database for doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Full text of more than 1.9 million of these titles is available in PDF format. Represents over 1,000 graduate schools and universities in North America and around the world. Dissertations from 1980 & master's theses from 1988 include abstracts written by the author. Help Guide available.