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Electronic Research Databases

CINAHL Full Text (Link to Database – On-campus/Off-campus) - resource contains indexing for 2,298 nursing journals from 1981 to the present. In addtion, full text is available for nearly 600 jounals.
 
Health Source Nursing Academic Edition (Link to Database - On-campus/Off-campus) - Provides more than 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.
 
Medline(Link to Database – On-campus/Off-campus) - Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE allows users to search abstracts from over 4,600 current biomedical journals.

Alt HealthWatch (Link to Database - On-campus/Off-campus) - Alternative health database provides full text for 180 publications in the collection, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine dating back to 1990.

Consumer Health Complete (Link to Database - On-campus/Off-campus) - Comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. Designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

Academic Search Elite(Link to Database – On-campus/Off-campus) - Provides full text for more than 2,050 publications, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all 3,468 journals in the collection. This database offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies and more.

Annual Reviews (Link to Database – On-campus/Off-campus) - Comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 30 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences.

 
Use the Library’s Journals A to Z List to search and find full text within the library’s collection.

DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals – Health Sciences - "Free full text, quality controlled ... scholarly journals."

Free Medical Journals.com – Promoting free access to medical journals.

HighWire - Free Online Full-text Articles.


Style Guide

Visit the ARC - Academic Resource Center for more information on documentation and plagiarism.

Visit Knight Cite, a project of Heckman Library of Calvin College - this is a citation creation.

Visit bibme, an  online bibliography maker for help with APA, Chicago, or MLA citation creation tool.

PE 1408 .H11 W95 - A writer's reference/Diana Hacker - Location - Circulation Desk


Library of Congress Classification System – LC Subject

R895-920 Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Society of Nuclear Medicine - Professional organization promoting science, technology, and practical application of nuclear medicine.

RadiologyInfo - A radiology information resource for patients.

The Visible Human Project - National Library of Medicine's complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female bodies.

Harvard Medical School – Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine Teaching File - electronic learning resources.

University of Kansas Hospital Nuclear Medicine– PET, SPECT, and other clinical teaching files with clinical history. Includes description of imaging techniques and review of findings.

University of Maryland Medical Center – Information on radiology and nuclear medicine. 

The Open Directory Project - Nuclear Medicine: Teaching Files  - Contains over 200 images and over 100 case studies.

Crump Institute – Nuclear Medicine - Mediabook - Offers protocols, figures or scans and tracer information.

Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body - 1,247 engravings from the classic 1918 publication.

Atlas of Brain Perfusion SPECT - Various brain scans with problem areas marked and a diagnosis for each scan.

The Whole Brain Atlas - Images of the nervous system, including the normal brain and various disease conditions.

PET Brain Atlas - Educational tool to teach users how to read and interpret various types of PET brain studies. Over 100 patient cases with PET scans along with the scan report, admissions reports, and supporting CT or MRI images, quizzes and an extensive tutorial.

PET-FDG Whole Body Atlas - "An independent online resource and educational tool...contains hundreds of nuclear medicine images and reports from actual case studies."

United States National Library of Medicine

Consumer Health Pages at the National Library of Medicine

Medline Plus: CT Scans 

Medline Plus: Diagnostic Imaging

MedlinePlus: MRI Scans

Medline Plus: Nuclear Scans

Medline Plus: Ultrasound

Medline Plus: X-Rays

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Provides up-to-date information on many aspects of health care, including diseases and conditions, vaccines and immunizations, and emergency preparedness and response. Plus health statistics. 

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) - Compliance procedures.

National Science Foundation -Independent federal agency charged with promoting the progress of science to advance national health. 

Agency For Healthcare Research and Quality - Federal agency responsible for improving the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Promotes evidence-based decision making.

US Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Information on the Advisory Committee on the Medical Use of Isotopes. This committee advises the NRC on policy and technical issues in regards to regulation of medical use of radioactive material in diagnosis and therapy.


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