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LIBRARY GUIDE TO NRS 4125 - Nursing Synthesis: 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 then you may have used in the past. 

POINT OF CARE - epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention, guidelines tools

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff ClinicalKey   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. 
To access the PDF, please log in or register for a free account with your institutional subscription.
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff DynaMed Plus  
Evidence-based clinical reference tool written by physicians who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis to help health care providers in their daily practice. Designed to provide quick answers to clinical questions. Includes images.
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. 

REFERENCE AND STUDY GUIDES
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 Bates' Visual Guide
Streaming videos that accompany the textbook, Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking.
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Thanks to Mel Nursing Resource Center Disease and drug overviews, care plans, animated anatomy and physiology diagrams and core encyclopedia texts.
  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. 

CARE PLANS
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Thanks to Mel Nursing Resource Center Disease and drug overviews, care plans, animated anatomy and physiology diagrams and core encyclopedia texts.
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff CINAHL Plus with Full-Text  is a comprehensive and highly-authoritative database for research in nursing and health sciences. Search for Evidence-based Care sheets. 
Library Contact
Picture: Julia Rodriguez

Julia Rodriguez
Associate Professor / Nursing, Health Sciences & Scholarly Communications Librarian
juliar@oakland.edu

Schedule a research consultation (Fall & Winter only)
 
DRUG INFORMATION
  • 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. 

https://medlib.oakland.edu/mobile/ios.php

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