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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:

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.
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