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Find historical context, interventions, and demographic data using the Healthy People 2020 links.
2. Find Relevant Literature
Search in library databases to find scholarly articles about factors that influence the healthcare delivery and nursing practice related to your topic. You may use interdisciplinary sources that cover socio-cultural, legal, political, and economic factors.
3. Analyze the Role of the Nurse
Find examples of nursing interventions from the evidence-based research and relevant literature.
CINHAL Complete is a comprehensive nursing and allied health database, covering nursing, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. It provides full text articles, evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and continuing education modules.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides indexing, abstracts and full-text for hundreds of journals covering nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more.
Subjects: athletic training, coaching and youth sport development, exercise science, health promotion, physical education, school health education, nursing, sciences
Content: journals, books, reports
Publication dates: 1952-present
Online database from the National Library of Medicine. Includes citations that may have links to full text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. If full text is not available, you may need to request articles through Tipasa interlibrary loan service.
The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making including systematic reviews, reports of randomized and quasi-randomized controlled trials, and clinical answers that provide a readable, digestible, clinically-focused entry point to rigorous research.
Subjects: health promotion, health science, nursing
Content: Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Methodology Register, AHFS Consumer Medication Information, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, NHS Economic Evaluation Database, Health Technology Assessments
Publication date: varies