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LIBRARY GUIDE TO NRS 2100 - Pathophysiology

Finding books, articles and more
START by exploring Library OneSearch (includes books, ebooks, academic journals, newspapers) located at the top of all library webpages. 

*Try search your terms, remember to put pharsed in quotes such as "strep throat" AND prevention.  You can limit to articles from scholarly publications, including peer-review or to books/ebooks to find general background information. 

**View entire list of Nursing related databases
Finding information
To look up definitions, gerneral and patient information use:

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Thanks to Mel Nursing Resource Center
Mostly Full-text. Brings together disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams and core encyclopedia texts.
Unrestricted Resource MedlinePlus  
MedlinePlus is produced by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. It offers reliable, up-to-date health information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in plain language. An excellent source for patient information.
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff STAT!Ref
STAT!Ref is a cross-searchable collection of electronic resources for healthcare professionals.

For research and trade journal articles and care plans use: 
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff CINAHL Plus with Full-Text
The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) is a comprehensive and highly-authoritative database for research in nursing and health sciences.  Coverage: 1981-present How to Export to Refworks
Credible websites
Madara, B., & Pomarico-Denino, V. (2008). Pathophysiology (2nd ed.). Sudbury, Mass: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
Nair, M., & Peate, I. (2013;2012;). Fundamentals of applied pathophysiology: An essential guide for nursing and healthcare students (2nd;2. Aufl.;2; ed.). Ames, Iowa;Chichester, West Sussex;: Wiley-Blackwell.
Corwin, E. J. (2008). Handbook of pathophysiology (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Madara, B. (2008). Obstetric and pediatric pathophysiology. Sudbury, Mass: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
Munden, J., & Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (2007). Pathophysiology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Price, S. A., & Wilson, L. M. (2003). Pathophysiology: Clinical concepts of disease processes (6th ed.). St. Louis, Mo: Mosby.
McCance, K. L., & Huether, S. E. (2006). Pathophysiology: The biologic basis for disease in adults and children (5th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.
Lippincott, Springhouse, Springhouse, & Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (2005;2004;). Just the facts: Pathophysiology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Springhouse, & Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (2005;2004;). Pathophysiology: A 2-in-1 reference for nurses. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Library Contact
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Julia Rodriguez
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Citation Tools
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