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Nursing Associate Reference Guide

LCC Browsing Areas:

 

·         R – Medicine (General)

o    RT – Nursing

o    RA – Public Aspects of Medicine

o    RB – Pathology

o    RC – Internal Medicine

o    RD – Surgery

o    RG – Gynecology and Obstetrics

o    RJ – Pediatrics

o    RM – Therapeutics, Pharmacology

o    RZ – Other Systems of Medicine

 

OUC Reference Resources:

 

·         The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing & Allied Health - RT21 .G353 2002

·         Historical Encyclopedia of Nursing - RT31 .S66 1999

·         The Merck Manual of Medical Information, 2nd ed. - RC81 .M535 2003x

·         Fundamentals of Nursing : The Art and Science of Nursing Care, 2nd ed. - RT41 .F882 1993

·         Nursing Diagnosis : Application to Clinical Practice, 5th ed. - RT48.6 .C39 1993

·         Physicians' Desk Reference : PDR - RS75 .P5

·         2004 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide - RM301.12 .K37 2004

 

OUC Print Journals:

 

·         American Journal of Nursing

·         American Nurse

·         Applied Nursing Research

·         Exceptional Children

·         Family and Community Health

·         FDA Consumer

·         Health

·         Journal of Advanced Nursing

·         Journal of Christian Nursing

·         Journal of Community Health Nursing

·         Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing

·         Journal of Gerontological Nursing

·         Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA)

·         Journal of Nursing Education

·         Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN)

·         Journal of Pediatric Healthcare

·         Journal of Professional Nursing

·         Nursing Clinics of North America

·         Nursing Education Perspectives

·         Nursing Outlook

·         Nursing Science Quarterly

·         R.N.

·         Western Journal of Nursing Research

 

Nursing Databases:

 

·         Academic Search Complete – “Indexes nearly 11,000 scholarly and other publications covering various academic areas of study.”   Some full-text

·         Health and Wellness Resource Center – “Full-text articles from magazines, journals and pamphlets from medical journals and popular health-oriented magazines.”  Some full-text   Good for basic research

·         CINAHL with Full Text – “Indexing for more than 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, back to 1937.”

·         Health Source Nursing / Academic Edition – “Nearly 580 scholarly full text journals and abstracts and indexing for over 615 journals on nursing and allied health.”   Some full-text

·         PubMed (Regional Campuses) – “Provides access to over 14 million citations from MEDLINE and additional life sciences journals. Includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.”  Some full-text

·         Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI Web of Knowledge) – “Indexes articles and citations from over 5,300 international scientific journals.”  Some full-text

  • PsycINFO – “ Index to articles in over 2,000 scholarly journals in the field of psychology and related disciplines.”  Some full-text

 

Nursing Websites:

 

  • American Nurses Association - http://www.nursingworld.org/ - Offers news, nursing publications, nursing links, healthcare news, and government information related to the nursing profession.
  • Ohio Nurses Association - http://www.ohnurses.org/ - Provides links to a career center, The Ohio Nurses Review, legislative information, continuing education, health news, and a student nursing website.
  • Nursing Resources - http://i.nursegroups.com/nursing-article/guide-nursing-resources.html
  • Nursing Center - http://www.nursingcenter.com/home/index.asp Offers career resources, drug updates, clinical resources, and access to articles from over 50 top nursing journals.
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) - http://www.ahrq.gov/about/nursing/ - Provides access to reports about the nursing profession, as well as nursing resource links.
  • Healthfinder - http://www.healthfinder.gov/ A good resource “for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.” Offers links to more than 1,500 health-related organizations.   
  • MediLexicon - http://www.medilexicon.com/index.php?page=aboutus&title=About+Us – Provides over 230,000 pharmaceutical and medical abbreviations, which are updated daily.  Offers a “searchable database of pharmaceutical companies, medical associations and hospitals.”
  • State of Ohio Board of Nursing - http://www.nursing.ohio.gov/index.htm - Provides information about Ohio nursing laws,  regulations and licensure.  Access to Momentum, the Ohio Board of Nursing quarterly publication.
  • MedWeb - http://170.140.250.52/MedWeb/default.htm - “MedWeb is a catalog of biomedical and health related web sites maintained by the staff of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library at Emory University.”  Provides information about clinical practice, diseases, drugs, and more. Information specific to nursing is under the Specialties heading
  • The Alternative Medicine Homepage - http://www.pitt.edu/~cbw/altm.html - Created and updated by  medical librarian Charles B. Wessel, M.L.S., this website serves as “a jumpstation for sources of information on unconventional, unorthodox, unproven, or alternative, complementary, innovative, integrative therapies.
  • Best of the Web – Employment is a helpful website for researching nursing careers – http://botw.org/top/Health/Nursing/Employment/


 

Bachelor of Nursing Reference Guide

LCC Browsing Areas:

 

·         R – Medicine (General)

o    RT – Nursing

o    RA – Public Aspects of Medicine

o    RB – Pathology

o    RC – Internal Medicine

o    RD – Surgery

o    RG – Gynecology and Obstetrics

o    RJ – Pediatrics

o    RM – Therapeutics, Pharmacology

o    RZ – Other Systems or Medicine

 

OUC Reference Resources:

·         The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing & Allied Health - RT21 .G353 2002

·         Historical Encyclopedia of Nursing - RT31 .S66 1999

·         The Merck Manual of Medical Information, 2nd ed. - RC81 .M535 2003x

·         Fundamentals of Nursing : The Art and Science of Nursing Care, 2nd ed. - RT41 .F882 1993

·         Nursing Diagnosis : Application to Clinical Practice, 5th ed. - RT48.6 .C39 1993

·         Physicians' Desk Reference : PDR - RS75 .P5

·         2004 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide - RM301.12 .K37 2004

 

OUC Print Journals:

·         American Journal of Nursing

·         American Nurse

·         Applied Nursing Research

·         Exceptional Children

·         Family and Community Health

·         FDA Consumer

·         Health

·         Journal of Advanced Nursing

·         Journal of Christian Nursing

·         Journal of Community Health Nursing

·         Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing

·         Journal of Gerontological Nursing

·         Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA)

·         Journal of Nursing Education

·         Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN)

·         Journal of Pediatric Healthcare

·         Journal of Professional Nursing

·         Nursing Clinics of North America

·         Nursing Education Perspectives

·         Nursing Outlook

·         Nursing Science Quarterly

·         R.N.

·         Western Journal of Nursing Research

 

Nursing Databases:

 

·         Academic Search Complete – “Indexes nearly 11,000 scholarly and other publications covering various academic areas of study.”   Some full-text

·         Health and Wellness Resource Center – “Full-text articles from magazines, journals and pamphlets from medical journals and popular health-oriented magazines.”  Some full-text   Good for basic research

·         CINAHL with Full Text – “Indexing for more than 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, back to 1937.”

·         Health Source Nursing / Academic Edition – “Nearly 580 scholarly full text journals and abstracts and indexing for over 615 journals on nursing and allied health.”   Some full-text

·         PubMed (Regional Campuses) – “Provides access to over 14 million citations from MEDLINE and additional life sciences journals. Includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.”  Some full-text

·         Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI Web of Knowledge) – “Indexes articles and citations from over 5,300 international scientific journals.”  Some full-text

  • PsycINFO – “ Index to articles in over 2,000 scholarly journals in the field of psychology and related disciplines.”  Some full-text

 

Nursing Websites:

 

  • American Nurses Association - http://www.nursingworld.org/ - Offers access to news, publications, nursing links, healthcare news, and government information related to the nursing profession.
  • Ohio Nurses Association - http://www.ohnurses.org/ - Provides links to a career center, The Ohio Nurses Review, legislative information, continuing education, health news, and a student nursing website..
  • Nursing Center - http://www.nursingcenter.com/home/index.asp Offers career resources, drug updates, clinical resources, and access to articles from over 50 top nursing journals.
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) - http://www.ahrq.gov/about/nursing/ - Provides access to reports about the nursing profession as well as nursing resource links.
  • Healthfinder - http://www.healthfinder.gov/ A good resource “for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.” Provides links to more than 1,500 health-related organizations.   
  • MediLexicon - http://www.medilexicon.com/index.php?page=aboutus&title=About+Us – Provides over 230,000 pharmaceutical and medical abbreviations, which are updated daily.  Offers a “searchable database of pharmaceutical companies, medical associations and hospitals.”
  • State of Ohio Board of Nursing - http://www.nursing.ohio.gov/index.htm - Provides information about Ohio nursing laws,  regulations and licensure.  Access to Momentum, the Ohio Board of Nursing quarterly publication.
  • MedWeb - http://170.140.250.52/MedWeb/default.htm - “MedWeb is a catalog of biomedical and health related web sites maintained by the staff of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library at Emory University.”  Provides information concerning clinical practice, diseases, drugs, and more. Information specific to nursing is under the Specialties heading
  • The Alternative Medicine Homepage - http://www.pitt.edu/~cbw/altm.html - Created and updated by  medical librarian Charles B. Wessel, M.L.S., this website serves as “a jumpstation for sources of information on unconventional, unorthodox, unproven, or alternative, complementary, innovative, integrative therapies.
  • Medi-Smart: Nursing Law and Risk Management - http://medi-smart.com/law.htm - Provides websites and journal articles that address professional, legal and ethical issues in nursing.
  • Best of the Web – Employment is a helpful website for researching nursing careers – http://botw.org/top/Health/Nursing/Employment/