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Welcome to the School of Nursing guide to information resources at Miner Library. My name is Darcey and I am the librarian here at Miner Library that supports the University of Rochester School of Nursing. This guide contains information about helpful tools and resources, tips for searching the literature, links to ebooks, and more. Miner library has a wide variety of information sources to help you succeed during your time here at the School of Nursing.
If you do not find what you need, please feel free to contact me at Darcey_Rodriguez@urmc.rochester.edu.
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A collection of textbooks and other tools.
A very large collection of books, journals, and other resources from Elsevier. Includes:
Contains articles on conditions and diseases. the articles are peer-reviewed, written by physicians, and often described as a clinical knowledge base. Can be a good resource for background information. Seems to be more feature rich on a desktop or laptop than on a mobile device (including the iPad).
This interactive anatomy and physiology learning and visualization content includes proprietary models of the human body. The apps include hundreds of animations and scripts and a library of thousands of medical definitions in multiple languages.
For an intervention/therapy:
In _______(P), what is the effect of _______(I) on ______(O) compared with _______(C) within ________ (T)?
Are ____ (P) who have _______ (I) at ___ (Increased/decreased) risk for/of_______ (O) compared with ______ (P) with/without ______ (C) over _____ (T)?
Diagnosis or diagnostic test:
Are (is) _________ (I) more accurate in diagnosing ________ (P) compared with ______ (C) for _______ (O)?
For ________ (P) does the use of ______ (I) reduce the future risk of ________ (O) compared with _________ (C)?
Does __________ (I) influence ________ (O) in patients who have _______ (P) over ______ (T)?
How do ________ (P) diagnosed with _______ (I) perceive ______ (O) during _____ (T)?
Melnyk B., & Fineout-Overholt E. (2010). Evidence-based practice in nursing & healthcare. New York: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.