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search multiple nursing & health databases simultaneously

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Highly Recommended

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CINAHL Plus with Full Text Indexes virtually all English-language nursing journals as well as conference proceedings, books, dissertations, standards of practice, etc. Also covers journals from allied health fields. Has full text for over 770 journals. More Details... 1937 to present
Medline (PubMed; Open Access) Comprehensive index to medical research in over 5000 journals from all over the world. Includes nursing and public health. Good for searching international nursing topics. More Details... 1947 to present
Medline (FirstSearch) Comprehensive index to medical research in over 5000 journals from all over the world. Includes nursing and public health. Good for searching international nursing topics. More Details... 1965 to present
Health and Psychosocial Instruments Covers measurement instruments for clinicians.  A large percentage of the instruments are in medical and nursing areas such as pain measurement, quality of life assessment, and drug efficacy evaluation.More Details... 1985 to present
Medline Plus Designed for both health professionals and consumers, MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. More Details... Varies

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AIDSLINE through PubMed A subset of PubMed, AIDSLINE includes citations to the literature covering research, clinical aspects and health policy issues related to AIDS/HIV. 1980 to present
BIOETHICS through PubMed A subset of PubMed which includes citations from bioethics journals and selected bioethics citations from other journals. 1946 to present
CANCER Literature in PubMed Search the Cancer subset of PubMed. You may also retrieve literature citations on more than 100 major cancer topics and link to cancer statistics from this page. 1946 to present
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) through PubMed Developed jointly by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) to cover the literature on healthcare practices not currently considered an integral part of conventional medicine. 1946 to present
Dietary Supplements through PubMed A subset of PubMed which includes citations from a "broad spectrum of dietary supplement literature including vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, ergogenic, botanical, and herbal supplements in human nutrition and animal models." Links to many full-text articles are also included. 1946 to present
PsycINFO Comprehensive index to the literature in psychology. Covers psychiatry, mental health, and medicine topics as well. More Details... 1890 to present; select from 1806
Smoking & Health Resource Library Index to the scientific, medical, technical, policy, behavioral, legal, and historical literature related to smoking and tobacco use and its effect on health. More Details... Vary for each publication; the earliest begin in the early 1900s
SportDiscus Comprehensive index to sport, health, fitness and sports medicine literature. More Details... 1975 to present

Other Databases to Consider

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Social Services Abstracts Social work, mental health, gerontology, the family, violence. More Details... 1979 to present
Sociological Abstracts Sociology and behavioral sciences. More Details... 1952 to present; selective from 1920