To find articles by topic, search by keyword in one of the library's nursing-related research databases. These databases index articles in a large number of nursing and medical journals by topic, and allow you to search for articles by keyword. If you are off-campus, you will be asked to enter your Salve username and password.
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CINAHL Complete See also: In-depth CINAHL searching guide
The world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing and allied health journals, providing full text for more than 520 journals indexed in CINAHL. Includes coverage of over 1,200 professional journals in nursing and 17 allied health disciplines, with coverage as far back as 1982.
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Nursing Full Text PLUS (OVID)
A collection of full-text online nursing journals hosted by Ovid. Please note this database is restricted in terms of the number of users who can simultaneously access the database. PLEASE LOGOUT when you finish searching.
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A digital archive of life sciences journal literature, developed and managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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Contains a large collection of full-text science, technology, medicine, and nursing journals.
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Contains more than 25,000 full-text articles from 42 journals published by American Psychological Association and allied organizations. Coverage includes general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology.
Sage Journals Online
Includes over 460 journals in business, humanities, social sciences, and medicine. Includes nursing journals such as Nursing Science Quarterly, Journal of Research in Nursing, Journal of Family Nursing, Journal of Holistic Nursing, and Journal of Transcultural Nursing.
A full-text and image database comprised of publications focused on the area of complementary and alternative approaches to health.
Call numbers on most nursing & medical topics start with R. Books with R-RZ call numbers which are in the Salve Main Collection are located on the 3rd floor. Call numbers group books together by subject.
Call numbers for Nursing:
R Medicine (General)
RA Public Aspects of Medicine
RC Internal Medicine
RG Gynecology and Obstetrics
RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
RS Pharmacy and Materia Medica
48 Nursing assessment
48.5 Diagnostic techniques. Laboratory tests.
48.6 Nursing diagnosis
49 Nursing care plans
49 Nursing records. Charting
49.5 Computer applications
55 Problems, exercises, examinations
65 Medicine and surgery for nurses
74.7 Preceptorships in nursing education
75 Graduate nursing education
76 Continuing nursing education
81.5 Research. Experimentation
82 Nursing as a profession
82.8 Nurse practitioners
84.5 Philosophy of nursing. Nursing models
85 Nursing ethics
85.2 Religious aspects
85.5 Standards for care
86.3 Nurse and patient
86.54 Transcultural nursing
86.7 Practice of nursing. Economics
87.N87 Nutritional care. Feeding patients
89 Nursing administration
90 Teaching. Patient teaching. Nursing education
90.3 Health Promotion. Health education
97 Public health nursing
98 Community health nursing
120.C45 Chronic diseases
120.E4 Emergency nursing
120.F34 Family nursing
120.H65 Home nursing
120.I5 Intensive care
120.L64 Long-term care facilities
120.O9 Outpatient facilities