Tusculum College Garland Library Research Databases

Ebscohost PsycARTICLES " from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology."

Ebscohost Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection " is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 400 journals."

Infotrac Health & Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module  "Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Healthology, Inc., and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only."

Infotrac Health Reference Center Academic "
Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only."

Infotrac I Nursing and Allied Health Collection "All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum."

Proquest Health & Medical Complete  "combines the clinical research titles available in ProQuest Medical Library™ with hundreds of additional consumer and health administration titles. ProQuest Health and Medical Complete provides in-depth coverage from over 1,500 publications with almost 1,300 available in full text and of these, over 900 include MEDLINE® indexing.  The journals cover all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacy and pharmacology, nursing, physical fitness and hygiene, surgery, and others."

Proquest Research Library: Health and Medicine Combined search of 8 databases from Proquest Central focused on health and medicine.

Proquest Nursing and Allied Health source "
provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more. This versatile database is designed to meet the needs of researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions. ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source provides abstracting and indexing for more than 850 titles, with over 715 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,000 full text dissertations representing the most rigorous scholarship in nursing and related fields."

Nursing Reference E-Books

Gale Virtual Reference

Credo Reference-Medicine

Database Tutorials

PubMed Tutorial

Proquest Nursing and Allied Health Database LibGuide

Clinical Reference and Drug Guides-- Online and Mobile

Medscape  Medscape Reference is the most authoritative and accessible point-of-care medical reference for physicians and health care professionals. All content is available free of charge, both online and via mobile devices.  Sign up for free. 

DynaMed from Ebsco allows free access for one year on a compatible mobile device.

Lippincott Nursing Drug Handbooks  Free.

Mobile Physicians Desk Reference (PDR)  Free.

PEPID  Use your Apps function on your smart phone to find this free resource. 

Government Websites and National Databases

Center for Disease Control

Choose my plate  USDA nutrition guidelines

Health Podcasts  U.S government podcasts on topics such as health care, research, and patient safety.

Health finder A Federal Government Web site managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is sponsored by the National Health Information Center.

Healthline  HON approved, since 2005 Healthline has provided health and medical information.   "Healthline's content library also includes in-depth articles, health tools and videos from more than 20 leading medical reference publishers and media partners, including A.D.A.M., GALE Cengage Learning, Gold Standard, Visible Productions, AOL Video, Reed Elsevier and more. Much of this licensed content is available for redistribution to Healthline partners."

Mayo Clinic

Medline Plus

National Health Information Center  This site is coordinated by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services."

National Library of Medicine Databases, Resources, and APIs

NLM Gateway

PubMed  PubMed comprises more than 22 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.

PublMed for Handhelds

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Global Health Networks and Organizations

Pan American Health Organization

World Health Organization

Additional Library  Resources

National Network of Libraries of Medicine -Tennessee State Page

Loansome Doc  Enables PubMed and NLM Gateway users to order documents found in MEDLINE.

Patient Care and Physical Assessment Resources

Blaufuss Heart Sounds and Cardiac Arythmias
The Auscultation Assistant 
The Cardiac Exam: Auscultation  
The R.A.L.E. Repository  

Normal Heart Sounds -YouTube
Mitral Stenosis Murmur YouTube

Professional Nursing Associations/Organizations

American Nurses  Association "The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the only full-service professional organization representing the interests of the nation's 3.1 million registered nurses through its constituent and state nurses associations and its organizational affiliates. The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the rights of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public." (ANA About link)

National League for Nursing "Dedicated to excellence in nursing education, the National League for Nursing is the preferred membership organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. NLN members include nurse educators, education agencies, health care agencies, and interested members of the public."

National Institute of Nursing Research "The National Institute of Nursing Research [is] dedicated to improving the health and health care of Americans through funding of nursing research and research training."

National Student Nurses' Association "With a membership of 60,000 nationwide, the National Student Nurses' Association mentors the professional development of future registered nurses and facilitates their entrance into the profession by providing educational resources, leadership opportunities, and career guidance."

The American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN)  "The purpose of AAMN is to provide a framework for nurses, as a group, to meet, to discuss and influence factors, which affect men as nurses."

State Nursing and Health Organizations

Kentucky Nurses Association (KNA) "is the only full-service professional organization for the state's entire nurse population. In addition to its role to promote the essential role of the registered nurse in health care delivery, the Association serves as an advocate for quality patient care in all settings..."

North Carolina Nurses Association "serves the changing needs of its members, addresses nursing issues, and advocates for the health and well-being of all people."

Tennessee Nurses Association  "The mission of the Tennessee Nurses Association shall be to promote and protect the registered nurse and to advance the practice of nursing in order to assure a healthier Tennessee. "

Virginia Nurses Association "The mission of the Virginia Nurses Association is to promote advocacy and education for registered nurses to advance professional practice and influence the delivery of quality care."

Posted 06/11/2014

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