American Association for the History of Nursing, INC
The American Association for the History of Nursing (AAHN) is a professional organization open to everyone interested in the history of nursing. This page has links to other non-profit, education and government web sites with content relevant to nursing history and is provided without endorsement.
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Clayton State University, School of Nursing, Nursing Theory Link Page
This page from Clayton State University offers the most used links to information about nursing theorists on the web.
Nurses Info: Nursing Theories A-Z
Created by Australian nursing agency Swingshift Nurses, information on Grand and Midrange nursing theories and theorists.
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Drug Information Portal
Quick access to quality drug information from the National Library Of Medicine
The Bartleby.com edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 engravings from the classic 1918 publication, as well as, a subject index with 13,000 entries.
Martindale's Physical Examination and Clincial Skills
Physical examination tools and procedures by body site, pregnancy, pediatrics, auscultation, lab tests, ABGs, aspiration, burns, airways, IV therapy, injections, hematology, anesthesia, wound care, emergencies, geriatrics, etc.
The Clinician's Ultimate Reference
Many useful online medical calculators, drug dilutions, medical abbreviations, renal dosing, drug information provided by a R.Ph. at the VA Medical Center in Detroit, MI.
Lab Tests Online
"Lab Tests Online has been designed to help you, as a patient or family caregiver, to better understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases.
If you are a medical professional, this site can serve as a quick reference tool or as a resource for keeping up with advances in laboratory science. "
American Nurses Association
News, credentialing, nursing practice, nursing ethics, governmental affairs, ANA publications and links to other organizations.
Massachusetts Nurses Association
MNA is the largest union and professional association of registered nurses and health professionals in the state, and the third largest in the nation, representing more than 23,000 members working in 85 health care facilities, including 51 acute care hospitals, as well as a growing number of nurses and health professionals working in schools, visiting nurse associations, public health departments and state agencies.
The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. Locate chapters, position statements, recommended practices, toolkits, legislative initiatives and career information on their website.
Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses. The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) is the only national professional nursing specialty organization dedicated to adult health/medical-surgical nurses.
Association of Womens' Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. Our mission is to improve and promote the health of women and newborns and to strengthen the nursing profession through the delivery of superior advocacy, research, education and other professional and clinical resources to nurses and other health care professional.
American Nephrology Nurses' Association. The American Nephrology Nurses' Association promotes excellence by advancing nephrology nursing practice and positively influence outcomes for individuals with kidney disease. Find meetings, chapters, education, events, and health policy on their website.
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is dedicated to providing our members with the knowledge and resources necessary to provide optimal care to critically ill patients.
The Emergency Nurses Association website provides working papers, publications, guidelines, research, safety, preparedness, prevention,membership information, conferences...
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MedlinePLUS is a consumer health website from the National Institutes of Medicine. "You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition."
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
Center for Disease Control & Prevention
Centers for Disease Control- Vital public health topics incuding diseases, conditions, emergency preparedness, environmental health, life stages, injury prevention, occupational health and statistics.
World Health Organization
An United Nations unit responsible for health matters, the WHO website offers global public health information on diseases, countries, evidence-based policy options, publications, data and statistics.
DailyMed provides high quality information about marketed drugs. Drug labeling on this Web site is the most recent submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and currently in use; it may include, for example, strengthened warnings undergoing FDA review or minor editorial changes. These labels have been reformatted to make them easier to read. Currently this Web site contains 10,505 drugs.
National Institute of Nursing Research
This link takes you to the National Institute of Nursing Research's publications page. It includes free full-text documents on many health topics.
National Guideline Clearinghouse
National Guideline Clearinghouse, a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NGC was originally created by AHRQ in partnership with the American Medical Association and the American Association of Health Plans (now America's Health Insurance Plans [AHIP]). Diseases, conditions, treatments, interventions, and measurements from many organizations.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has clinical, quality & patient safety, national guidelines, clinical practice guidelines, patient safety, national statistics, outcomes, statistics, surveys and research for all healthcare professionals and consumers.
National Cancer Institute
Fact Sheets, Clinical Trials, Screening, Prevention, Treatments, Coping, Statistics, Epidemiology, Research from the National Cancer Institute.
A website with resources on geriatric nursing from The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University's College of Nursing. Has online clinical resources and tools including full-text documents on aspiration, restraints, evaluation of executive functioning
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
A federal agency providing programs and services addressing mental health and substance abuse problems nationwide.
National Institute of Mental Health
"The National Institute of Mental Health is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health."
Global Library of Women's Medicine
Based on the 6 volume Gynecology and Obstetrics edited by Sciarra, there are 442 chapters organized into 6 main sections: Gynecology, Obstetrics, Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, Reproductive Endocrinology, Infertility and Genetics. Written by experts. Includes illustrations. Easy navigation.
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The Merck Manual
An online diagnosis and therapy text for healthcare professionals and consumers.
The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free, full-text, digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
Martindale's Virtual Nursing Center
Nursing basic medical courses, lectures, atlases, videos, etc.
BMC Nursing is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of nursing research, training, education, and practice.
BMC Nursing is indexed by PubMed, CAS, Cinahl and Google Scholar.
AHRQ's Nurses online Handbook
Contains evidence-based Patient Safety and Quality information. Chapters on the Quality Chasm, pressure ulcers, emergency management, medications,
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PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites."
MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 800 diseases and conditions. There are directories, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, easy-to-understand tutorials on common conditions, tests, and treatments, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials. MedlinePlus is updated daily and can be bookmarked at the URL: medlineplus.gov. There is no advertising on this site, nor does MedlinePlus endorse any company or product.
Dietary Supplements Labels Database
The Dietary Supplements Labels Database offers information about label ingredients in more than 4,000 selected brands of dietary supplements. Information is also provided on the "structure/function" claims made by manufacturers. These claims by manufacturers have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Companies may not market as dietary supplements any products that are intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Ingredients of dietary supplements in this database are linked to other National Library of Medicine databases such as MedlinePlus and PubMed to allow users to understand the characteristics of ingredients and view the results of research pertaining to them, including the following characteristics: Uses in humans Adverse effects Mechanism of action
Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases from the National Library of Medicine.
The CORK database includes over 69,000 items on substance abuse, indexed by over 400 terms. Project Cork was founded at Dartmouth Medical School. The goal is to provide immediate access to authoritative information and materials on substance abuse, useful to health and human service professionals, educators and their students, and those in public policy.
Duke University Medical Center Library
The purpose of this guide is to help you easily locate photographs, charts, diagrams, videos, and other medical images on the Web.
HEAL - Health Education Assets Library
The Health Education Assets Library (HEAL) is a digital library that provides freely accessible digital teaching resources of the highest quality that meet the needs of today's health sciences educators and learners. Video, images and audio of anatomy, organ systems, diagnotics tests and diseases from trusted healthcare shools and governmental agencies.
Public Health Image Library- PHIL
Photos, illustrations and videos on a wide range of public health topics from the CDC.
Dermatology Image Atlas sponsored by Johns Hopkins University. Over 11,000 images involving the skin. Some 528 contributors.
The Scientific & Medical ART (SMART) Imagebase is a collection of 18,500+ high quality illustrations and animations depicting anatomy, physiology, surgery, diseases, conditions, trauma, embryology, histology, and other health science topics. This is a fee based service, but the images can be viewed online for free. They will all have "SAMPLE" watermark.