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LIBRARY GUIDE TO NRS 3335 - Nursing Care of Children: Clinical

Locating information for clinicals
To find information to answer quick questions about diseases, diagnosis, drugs, treatments etc, you will need to use different databases from what you may have used in the past. 


Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff ClinicalKey Leading medical and surgical quick reference tool including epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and patrient information. To access the PDF, please log in or register for a free account with your institutional subscription.

 An evidence-based clinical reference tool for use at the point-of-care,more than 3,200 clinical topics includes information about epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention, guidelines etc.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff UpToDate Evidence-based online resource covering thousands of internal medicine, pediatric, and OB/GYN topics. Includes topic summaries, adult and pediatric facets, graphs, images, guidelines etc. 


Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff AccessMedicine 60 full-text medical and basic sciences books, including Harrison's Textbook of Medicine. Also includes images, videos, diagnostic tools, patient education handouts, drug information, quick reference.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff AccessPediatrics  A collection of 21 full-text pediatric specialty and sub-specialty textbooks, including Rudolph's Pediatrics, includes images, videos, patient education handouts, drug information and self-assessment tools.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Bates' Visual Guide  Streaming videos that accompany the textbook, Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking.
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff STAT!Ref Large collection of reference books including Stedman's Medical Dictionary, Diagnosis and Procedure codes and coversion tools, Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, Diagnosis Refernce Manual etc. 
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Mariela Hristova
Associate Professor, Nursing Librarian

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Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff AccessMedicine

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Micromedex A collection of databases containing full-text information on drugs, toxicology, and diseases includes drug comparisons, identification, thereapuetic class searching, dosing and extensive patient education.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff UpToDate Drug interaction, includes Lexi-Comp's Comprehensive Drug-to-Drug, Drug-to-Herb and Herb-to-Herb Interaction Analysis Program.
Mobile resources
 There are moblie apps for the iphone and ipad. Review the reference chart to find the app you need. 

Original Author
This guide was originally created by Julia Rodriguez, Associate Professor at Kresge Library.

Julia Rodriguez is currently the Health Sciences and Scholarly Communications Librarian. From 2008 to 2020, her professional focus also included serving as the nursing librarian and this content is the result of that work.


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