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Subject: Nursing databases

Nursing research guide

Nursing titles

  • AccessPharmacy   

    Pharmacy eTextbook database that covers textbooks, curricular materials media, information on drugs and supplements, diagnostic tests, calculators and case studies. On a McGraw-Hill platform.

  • Ageline   

    Major gerontology indexing database that covers journals, books and reports back to 1978. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Alt HealthWatch   

    Alternative health care indexing/full-text database that covers journals, magazines and reports back to 1990. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Anatomy.TV   

    Database of 3D videos on all parts of human anatomy. Includes Perceptive Adaptive Learning Modules that tailor learning to the individual, using past and current performance to optimize the spacing and sequencing of learning events. Access limited to 5 simultaneous users.

  • APhA PharmacyLibrary   

    Pharmacy reference database that provides APhA's textbooks, a NAPLEX review, case studies and JAPhA abstracts. On the APhA platform.

  • Behavioral and Mental Health Online   

    Collection of video and text in the area of mental health. Includes clinical mental health demonstrations, therapy sessions, documentaries on the human condition, psychotherapy transcripts, as well client narratives and reference works. On the Alexander Street platform.

  • BoardVitals    UW login not required

    A set of question banks intended to help in the preparation for the following board exams: AACN Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP, AANP Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP, ANCC Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP, ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner, Critical Care Nursing, Family Medicine, Family Medicine MOC, NAPLEX, NBDHE, NCLEX-PN, NCLEX-RN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

  • Book Citation Index   

    Index to scholarly books with citation information in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • British Nursing Database   

    Full-text nursing database with coverage back to 1993, focusing on titles published in the UK, Australia and Canada, plus a selection of important international nursing titles.

  • Cochrane Library   

    Medical indexing/full-text database that provide systematic reviews, controlled trials, methodology register, reviews of effects, health technology assessment and economic evaluations. On a Wiley platform.

  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index   

    Index to conference proceedings in the sciences and social sciences. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Consumer Health Complete   

    Consumer Health Complete supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine. Subjects include aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, and nutrition & dietetics.

  • CultureGrams   

    World culture reference database that provide information on all the countries of the world written at various reading levels. On the ProQuest platform.

  • Current Contents Connect   

    Database providing complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Data Citation Index   

    Index of data studies and data sets in international repositories, covering social sciences, physical sciences, life sciences, and arts & humanities, with citation information. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Dental Education in Video   

    Dental Education in Video is a video encyclopedia of dentistry and dental technique, delivering instant online access to hundreds of high-definition videos featuring world-renowned clinicians and educators. It provides hundreds of hours of demonstrations from American Dental Association-approved content partners, together with interviews and lectures, for students and faculty in dental surgery, medicine, oral hygiene, assisting, and nursing.

  • DrugBank    UW login not required

    Bioinformatics and cheminformatics resource that combines detailed drug (i.e. chemical, pharmacological and pharmaceutical) data with comprehensive drug target (i.e. sequence, structure, and pathway) information.

  • DynaMed   

    Medical reference database providing summaries of scholarly literature on evidence-based medicine. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • ECRI Guidelines Trust    UW login not required

    Portal to vetted, evidence-based clinical pratice guideline briefs and scorecards. Free registration required.

  • Education Source   

    Database that indexes education literature back to 1929, with full text back to 1996. Adds unique content to merger of Wilson Education Full Text & Retrospective and EBSCO Education Research Complete. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • ERIC [Educational Resources Information Center] (Ebscohost)   

    ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. ERIC contains more than 1.6 million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents. It includes records for a variety of source types, including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, policy papers and more. In addition, it provides an education-specific thesaurus that includes controlled vocabulary to help users find what they need.

  • Essential Science Indicators   

    Science research analysis database showing publication performance statistics and trends data based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Reuters databases. On the InCites platform.

  • Facts & Comparisons eAnswers   

    Pharmacy reference database that provides drug information from a number of eBooks and interactive tools. On a Wolters Kluwer Health platform.

  • Genetics Home Reference    UW login not required

    Genetics reference database that provides consumer health information on genes, genetic conditions, and chromosomes with a handbook, glossary and links to other resources. On the National Library of Medicine platform.

  • Health and Medicine (Gale OneFile)   

    Health Reference Center Academic integrates millions of articles from a wide range of full-text nursing and allied health journals, magazines, newsletters and select consumer health information sources with full-text reference works and hundreds of health-related multimedia. Health Reference Center Academic features: 24/7 access to peer-reviewed journals in medicine, health, nursing and allied health and other health-related areas with backfiles from 1980; videos of medical procedures and live surgeries from OR-Live; international news coverage from Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service, NewsRx and Ascribe; more than 2,500 topical overviews from Clinical Reference Systems; and much more.

  • Health and Wellness (Gale)   

    Health & Wellness Resource Center from Gale is a comprehensive resource for libraries, schools, and hospitals that provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information. The database delivers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.

  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition   

    Health sciences indexing/full-text database that covers journal articles and drug education sheets in many medical disciplines. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database   

    Medical database which includes over 3,000 records across seven publication types: Evidence Based Recommended Practices, Evidence Summaries, Best Practice Information Sheets, Systematic Reviews, Consumer Information Sheets, Systematic Review Protocols, and Technical Reports. On the Ovid SP platform.

  • Journal Watch   

    Medicine full-text database that provides brief, clinically focused articles and a daily news service. On the New England Journal of Medicine platform.

  • LactMed (Drugs and Lactation Database)  

    Database containing information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. Suggested therapeutic alternatives to those drugs are provided, where appropriate. On the NLM platform.

  • Lexicomp Online   

    Pharmacy database platform that provides clinical databases and clinical modules in the areas of interactions, drug identification, IV compatibility, patient education and toxicology. On the Lexicomp platform.

  • Livertox    UW login not required

    Medical database that provides up-to-date, accurate, and easily accessed information on the diagnosis, cause, frequency, patterns, and management of liver injury attributable to prescription and nonprescription medications, herbals and dietary supplements. On the NLM platform.

  • Medical Letter   

    Pharmacy full-text newsletter that evaluates new FDA-approved drugs and new information on previously approved drugs back to 1988. On its own platform. Simultaneous user limit of 200.

  • MedicLatina   

    Medical indexing/full-text database that covers Spanish-language journals. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • MEDLINE (PQ)   

    Major biomedical indexing/full-text database that covers journal articles back to 1999. Part of the ProQuest Biology Science Collection.

  • MEDLINE (PubMed)   

    Major biomedical indexing/full-text database that covers journal articles back to 1999. On the NCBI platform.

  • MEDLINE (TR)   

    Major biomedical indexing database covering journal articles back to 1999. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • MEDLINEplus    UW login not required

    Consumer health indexing/full-text database that provides information on diseases, conditions and wellness in text, videos and links to respected websites. On the National Library of Medicine platform.

  • Micromedex   

    Pharmacy database platform that has drug interactions, IV compatibility, drug identification, drug comparison and Red Book online. On the Micromedex platform.

  • National Guideline Clearinghouse    UW login not required

    Biomedical reference database that provides evidence-based practice guidelines. On the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality platform.

  • Natural Medicines   

    Alternative medicine reference database that provides evidence-based information on dietary supplements, functional foods, diets, complementary practices, exercises and medical conditions. On its own platform.

  • Nursing and Allied Health (Gale OneFile)   

    Provides access to authoritative content including full-text titles cited in CINAHL supporting specialized care, treatment, and patient management. This essential resource is versatile and features highlighting and note-taking tools as well as an intuitive interface, providing multiple pathways to key information. Updated daily, this resource will help nursing professionals already working in the field, as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

  • Nursing and Allied Health Source   

    Biomedical indexing/full-text database that covers journals, eBooks, media, reference books and theses back to 1986. On the ProQuest platform.

  • Nursing Assessment in Video   

    Collection of videos providing demonstrations and step-by-step instructions for performing physical assessments of patients. On the Alexander Street platform.

  • Nursing Education in Video   

    Collection of videos focused on 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. On the Alexander Street platform.

  • Océano Medicina y Salud   

    Spanish-language biomedical reference database that covers journals, encyclopedias, dictionaries, anatomic atlases, consumer health, nursing protocols and illustrations of medicine, health and nursing. On the Océano platform.

  • Pharmacist's Letter   

    Pharmacy full-text newsletter that provides information on new developments in drug therapy since 1997. On the Therapeutic Research Center platform.

  • Pillbox    UW login not required

    Pillbox enables rapid identification of unknown solid-dosage medications (tablets/capsules) based on physical characteristics and high-resolution images.

  • Popline    UW login not required

    Population indexing/full-text database that covers journal articles, other scientific and technical publications and grey literature; most published after 2000 are in full-text. Provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development. On the K4Health platform.

  • Prescriber's Letter   

    Pharmacy full-text database providing recommendations for those that prescribe drugs. On the Therapeutic Research Center platform.

  • PsycArticles (APA)   

    Psychology indexing/full-text database that includes the American Psychology Association eJournals. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • PsychiatryOnline   

    PsychiatryOnline is a web-based portal that features psychiatric references from American Psychiatric Publishing, including journals, handbooks, textbooks, and the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).

  • Psycinfo (APA)   

    Major psychology indexing database that covers journals, books, and dissertations back to the 1800s. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • PsycTests (APA)   

    Psychology indexing/full-text database that includes the American Psychology Association tests and measures. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Public Health Database   

    With journals, news, trade publications, reports, dissertations and more, ProQuest Public Health covers a wide variety of disciplines ranging from social sciences and biological sciences to business. ProQuest Public Health specializes on delivering focused and relevant results for the public health field, covering key subjects including: nutrition and dietetics; physical fitness and hygiene; population studies; social services and welfare; statistics; biology - genetics; drug abuse and alcoholism; special education and rehabilitation; environmental studies; industrial health and safety; communicable diseases; allergology and immunology; nurses and nursing; and pediatrics.

  • PubMed    UW login not required

    Medical indexing/full-text database that provides public access to MEDLINE (see separately) and full-text on PubMed Central and other publisher websites. On the NCBI platform.

  • Science Citation Index   

    Science indexing database covering journal articles and citation information back to 1900. Part of Web of Science on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • STAT!Ref   

    Collection of healthcare ebooks providing library-licensed medical texts and reference sources. Simultaneous user limit of 2 per title. On the TDS Health platform.

  • Toxicology Abstracts   

    The database covers issues from social poisons and substance abuse to natural toxins, from legislation and recommended standards to environmental issues.

  • UpToDate  

    Medical reference database that provides evidence-based articles authored by physicians. On the Wolters Kluwer Health platform. NOTE: For use by University of Wyoming students and faculty only.

  • USP-NF  

    Database of FDA-enforceable quality standards for drugs, dietary supplements, excipients, procedures for tests, assays, analytical methods, and more, published by the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention. Requires creation of free personal login account using a University of Wyoming email account.

  • Web of Science (core collection)   

    Multidisciplinary indexing database that combines journal citation index databases in arts & humanities, social sciences and sciences, as well as conference proceedings and book citation indexes. The Current Chemical Reactions and Index Chemicus databases are also included in the Core Collection. All component databases can be searched separately as well.

  • Wiley Online Library   

    Multidisciplinary collection of library-licensed journals and ebooks published by Wiley and associated publishers.

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