Month: April 2008

Magill’s Medical Guide

Magill’s Medical Guide — The Guide covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.

This 5-Volume set is also available in Reference Collection on the 1st floor in the Library. The call number is RC41 .M34 2008.


New Books for Nursing in March 08

These books are now available on shelf in the Library.

  • Encyclopedia of nursing research 
  • Magill’s medical guide
  • Nurse’s 3-minute clinical reference
  • Resumes for nursing careers 
  • Teaching strategies for nurse educators
  • Client teaching guides for home health care 
  • Concept mapping : a critical-thinking approach to care planning 
  • Emergency nursing core curriculum 
  • Evidence-based Nursing Care Guidelines Medical-surgical Interventions.
  • Evidence-based practice for nurses : appraisal and application of research 
  • Guidelines for nurse practitioners in gynecologic settings 
  • Integrated theory and knowledge development in nursing 
  • Nurse’s toolbook for promoting wellness 
  • Nursing diagnosis reference manual 
  • Nursing ethics : across the curriculum and into practice 
  • Nursing interventions classification (NIC) 
  • Nursing outcomes classification (NOC) 
  • Practice guidelines for acute care nurse practitioners 
  • Priorities in critical care nursing 
  • Public health nursing : population-centered health care in the community 
  • Qualitative research proposals and reports : a guide 
  • Transcultural nursing : assessment and intervention 
  • Visual nursing : a guide to diseases, skills, and treatments.
  • Wong’s clinical manual of pediatric nursing.
  • Acute and critical care clinical nurse specialists : synergy for best practices 
  • Applied mathematics for database professionals 
  • Basic concepts of psychiatric-mental health nursing 
  • Body of work : meditations on mortality from the human anatomy lab 
  • Clinical skills manual for pediatric nursing : caring for children 
  • Davis’s guide to clinical nursing skills 
  • Deciphering diagnostic tests.
  • Interpreting signs & symptoms.
  • Lippincott’s nursing drug guide 
  • Nurse’s drug handbook 2007 
  • Nursing and the privilege of prescription, 1893-2000 
  • Nursing research : generating and assessing evidence for nursing practice 
  • Nursing spectrum drug handbook.
  • Perfecting clinical procedures.
  • Treatments : language, politics, and the culture of illness 
  • UCL Hospitals injectable medicines administration guide 
  • Advancing practice in rehabilitation nursing 

CSUB Full Text Periodicals List

CSUB Full Text Periodicals List- The easiest way to determine whether a journal is available is by using the CSUB Full Text Periodicals List. It provides a compiled list of the journals, both electronic and print, the library has access to. You can search by title or ISSN and if the journal title is found, the journal title, the dates of coverage, and the database/s that contain the full text articles will be listed. A link indicating “Library Holdings” means the title available in print form on the second floor of the library. All the journals are shelved from A to Z alphabetically.


Library & Information Services Gateway (Ethics)- Links to the major Medical Ethics sites. These includes National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature, Bioethics in NLM Databases, and National Information Resources on Ethics & Human Genetics. This site also includes a link to the major Ethic databases on the web.
NLM’s Bioethics Resources on the Web!- The National Library of Medicine has a comprehensive list of annotated links to web resources in bioethics relating to education, research involving human and animal participants, medical and health care, applied genetics, and biotechnology.

Online Resources

CDC’s Health Topics A-Z- A list of health and disease topics on the Center for Disease Control Web site.
MEDLINEplus Health Topics- A growing list of medical subjects/topics from the National Library of Medicine.
National Guideline ClearinghouseTM (NGC)- A comprehensive database of evidence based clinical practice guidelines and related documents produced by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Internet Public Library’s Health & Medical Sciences Reference- A valuable site with an alphabetical breakdown of subcategories in the Health and Medical Sciences.

Martindale’s The Reference Desk- A very large reference site originally found at the University of California at Irvine. It is broken down by different subject areas. An excellent reference and one of the best compilations of Health, Medicine, and Nursing Information. Key pages include: The “Virtual” Nursing Center; The “Virtual” Medical Center; and Health Science Guide – 2008

National Women’s Health Information Center (NWHIC)- A gateway that provides information and resources on women’s health issues.
NOAH: New York Online Access to Health- Great online medical information site for both English and Spanish audiences. Lippincott’s nursing center provides electronic resources for nursing in the areas of education, research and practice. Note: Parts of the site have restricted access for members. A Yahoo type of internet search engine specifically for nursing.


Physicians & Health Professionals

ADA Member Directory- This directory is a comprehensive list of ADA members compiled and published by the American Dental Association.
AMA Physician Select: On-Line Doctor Finder- Provides information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States. This includes 650,000 doctors of medicine (MD) and osteopathy or osteopathic medicine (DO).
CertifiedDoctor Service- This is service of American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), for locating doctors who are board certified by one of it’s 24 Medical Boards. Information displayed includes board certifications, telephone numbers, address, hospital affiliations, health plan affiliations, and physicians and hospital web pages.
DocFinder- This is a list of licensed health professionals by state from the Administrators in Medicine (AIM).

Hospitals & Health Organizations

American Hospital Directory- Online information about hospital data such as hospital characteristics, services, financial statistics, and impatient & outpatient statistics.
HospitalWeb- A list of USA Hospitals and Global Hospitals that have information on the Internet.

Specialized Nursing Organizations