RESEARCH BY SUBJECT - NURSING

Internet Resources:
- Advocacy
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Aging
- Aids/HIV
- Alternative Healing
- Cancer
- Careers/Employment/Licensing
- CINAHL
- Collection Development
- Consumer Health/Patient Education
- Diseases
- Drugs-Formulary, etc.
- Eating Disorders
- Evidence Based Medicine/Nursing
- Healing Arts
- Health: Miscellaneous
- Hospitals
- Informatics
- Information Literacy
- Journals
- Men's Health
- Nursing: Clinical
- Nursing: Miscellaneous
- Nursing Theory
- Nutrition
- Research
- State Nursing Boards
- Statistics
- Women's Health


Advocacy
American Nurses Association (ANA)
"Established in 2003, the Center for American Nurses offers tools, services and strategies designed to make nurses their own best advocates in their practice environments."

Aging
American Geriatrics Society
Includes guidelines, recommendations and tools for healthcare professionals, as well as public policy and research information.

Aids/HIV
AIDSinfo
A project of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, this site provides information on treatment, prevention, and research for lay people, health care professionals, and researchers. Links to information on vaccines and clinical trials as well as other resources are included.
CDC National Information Prevention Network
A service of the Centers for Disease Control National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention. It provides links to information about education, prevention, published materials, research findings, and news about related trends regarding HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STD), and tuberculosis (TB).
HIV InSite Gateway to AIDS Knowledge
Provides comprehensive up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy from the University of California , San Francisco.
The Body: The Complete Aids and HIV Information Resource
A commercial site provided by the Body Health Resources Corporation. Focusing on education, this site contains a plethora of information provided by organizations and experts and provides a place where information and ideas can be exchanged through chat and bulletin boards. Journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, conference information, news updates, and web highlights are accessible on the companion website, The Body Pro: The HIV Resource for Health Professionals . Both sites are updated daily.

Alternate Healing
The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on complementary and alternative medicine. Their website provides information for consumers and health professionals including health topics, research results, clinical practice guidelines, and information about grants, funding, and training.

Cancer
Cancer.gov
The National Cancer Institute website and provides information about types of cancer, prevention, treatment, resources, clinical trials, statistics, research programs and funding. Some information is available in Spanish. Links to Pubmed and other websites are also provided.
The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
An advocacy organization. The site provides step-by-step links. in English and Spanish, to a variety of cancer resources.
OncoLink
Designed for educational purposes, and sanctioned by the University of Pennsylvania's Medical Center and Cancer Center, OncoLink's objectives are dissemination of information relevant to the field of oncology, education of healthcare personnel, patients, families, and other interested parties, and rapid collection of information pertinent to the specialty. The site provides information on types of cancers, treatment options, coping with cancer, clinical trials, and cancer resources as well as an Ask the Experts section and more. In English or Spanish.

Careers/Employment/Licensing
Careers in Nursing
Explores salary, job outlook, educational/certification requirements of nursing professions, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the American Association of College Nursing (AACN) and the American Job Center Online (O-Net).
MedBioWorld
This list of Career Opportunity Websites provides nursing recruitment links.
Lippincott Nursing Center
Contains information on continuing education, career enhancement, and history of nursing. Includes online forums, links to nursing organizations, and journal article abstracts.

Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL)
CINAHL
Includes links to selected full-text journals and many nursing web sites. Users with Adelphi ID can access the CINAHL database through the Adelphi Library web page.

Collection Development
Collection Development for Academic Nursing Collections
A compilation of resources in print, nonprint and electronic formats prepared for librarians and teaching faculty.

Consumer Health/Patient Education
Healthfinder
Developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this site provides links to web sites and selected documents for consumer health information, including online health publications, clearinghouses, web sites, self-help groups, government agencies, academic centers, and nonprofit agencies.

Diseases
Some of the miscellaneous nursing sites listed below have links to resources for diseases. Also see Aging
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Provides information on a variety of health topics and diseases. It provides access to Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report and the journal, Emerging and Infectious Diseases.
The Mayo Clinic Health and Medical Information
Contains up-to-date information on the diagnosis, treatment, and clinical trials for specific diseases.
Merck Manuals Medical Library
Provides diagnosis and therapy information for diseases.

Drugs - Formulary, etc.
Online Drug Information from the Medical College of Wisconsin
Includes analgesic drug guidelines, a guide to antibiotics, and links to drug information sites.
RXLIST
Provides detailed pharmaceutical information for consumers and health professionals on brand and generic drug information. The site includes a list of the top 200 prescriptions, lists of new drugs, recent drug updates and alternative drugs, and a drug-specific discussion board.

Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders
This National Institute of Mental Health provides information on eating disorders and links to additional resources.

Evidence-based Medicine/Nursing
National Guideline Clearinghouse
Provides links to evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
TRIP (Turning Research Into Practice)
Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care. It simultaneously searches evidence-based sources of systematic reviews, practice guidelines, and critically-appraised topics and articles. Also searches MEDLINE’s Clinical Queries, medical image databases, e-textbooks, and patient information leaflets.

Healing Arts
Collection Development Resources
A compilation of resources in print, nonprint, and electronic formats for art, music, dance, and drama therapy prepared for librarians and teaching faculty.

Health - Miscellaneous
Hardin MD
A Directory of Internet Health Sources and a good starting point when looking for health and medicine network resources. "Just Plain Links" are mostly on very specific or newly emerging subjects. Links to medical pictures are another feature.
The National Institutes of Health - Health Information
Provides links to many professional and consumer health resources.

Hospitals
American Hospital Directory
Hospital profiles include key characteristics, utilization, and financial information. State and national hospital statistics are also provided. Additional information is provided only to subscribers.
Hospital Link
Provides links to hospitals in the U.S. and other countries

Informatics
Nursing-Informatics.com
"This Nursing Informatics site has been created to offer some unique comprehensive resources for Nurses interested in developing related knowledge and applicable skills."

Information Literacy
CIEA in Nursing Information Literacy
A compilation of active learning small group scenarios for nursing information literacy classes.

Journals
FreeMedical Journals
Provides free access to journals, some with full text, covering a variety of health and medical specialties including nursing. An e-mail alert service is available.
NCBI PubMed
Provides free access to MEDLINE.

Men's Health
Men's Health Network
Provides links to resources on men's health

Nursing - Clinical
National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS)
NACNS's mission is to advance the unique expertise and value the clinical nurse specialist contributes to health care.

Nursing - Miscellaneous
Allnurses.com
Hosts online forums on a plethora of nursing topics. Includes links to boards of nursing.
Nursing Center
Contains information on continuing education, career enhancement, and history of nursing. Includes online forums, links to nursing organizations, and journal article abstracts.

Nursing Theory
The Nursing Theory Page
Provides links to resources about nursing theories, theorists, models, nursing theory conferences, primary and secondary book sources and other nursing theory sites.

Nutrition
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Information Center
Provides access to resources for education and training, reports and studies, information about dietary supplements, food labeling, food composition, diet and disease, etc.
Nutrition.gov
Provides links to health and nutrition information available on government web sites and includes food safety, food facts, health management, lifestyle issues, research, and resources.

Research
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Contains links to clinical information, funding opportunities, research findings, specific populations, data and surveys, quality and patient safety, etc.
National Institute of Nursing Research
Site includes information about research funding and programs and links to nursing and other organizations and databases.
Research Page of Signa Theta Tau
The Honor Society of Nursing provides links to conferences, grant opportunities and specialty nursing organizations. The link to the Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library provides access to the Registry of Nursing Research, which contains both published and unpublished research. The registry keeps information about nurse researchers, their studies and projects, and the results of the studies.

State Nursing Boards
National Council of State Boards of Nursing
Provides contact Information and web sites for state boards of nursing and other information on regulation and licensure.

Statistics
The National Center for Health Statistics
Provides a wealth of statistical information from quick statistics on a variety of common health topics to survey data collection systems. The site offers resources for health professionals, students, faculty, researchers, and the general public.

Women's Health
Womenshealth.gov
A service of The Office on Women's Health - Department of Health and Human Services. A gateway site to selected women's health information resources, it is intended for use by consumers, health professionals, and researchers.


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