Nursing and Health Services - South Bend-Elkhart

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

REFERENCE GUIDES

General
Credo Reference a good place to start to get background information on your topic; reference articles from over 600 titles, with particular emphasis on encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and handbooks.

Medical
DSM Library  Includes the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition), the DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis, and DSM-5 Clinical Cases.

QSEN The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) project addresses the challenge of preparing future nurses with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes (KSAs) necessary to continuously improve the quality and safety of the healthcare systems within which they work. 

Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary

Davis Drug Guide for Nurses 

 

DISEASES AND CONDITIONS

Psychological
 
 DSM 5  
See Section II: Diagnostic Criteria and Codes
  

Physical
  Diseases and Conditions 
   
(Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine)

 

MEDICAL VIDEOS

Proquest: Medcom Video Training Programs: Nursing and Allied Health Database
These training videos cover important topics such as health care safety, emergency planning, checking vital signs and many more

Films on Demand: Health and Medicine Videos 
Thousands of hours of streaming video on a variety of medical topics.

ARTICLE DATABASES  

EBSCO 

     CINAHL with Full Text

     Health Source: Nursing/Academic 

     Medline with Fulltext

You can search all these databases simultaneously.  
  
1. Click CHOOSE DATABASES

       

 2. Select databases, then click OK:

      

 

PROQUEST 

     Nursing and Allied Health Source

OVID NURSING JOURNALS

OVID resource center (handouts and fact sheets)

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