ERIC Number: ED197071
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Basic Reference Tools for Nursing Research. A Workbook with Explanations and Examples.
Smalley, Topsy N.
This workbook is designed to introduce nursing students to basic concepts and skills needed for searching the literatures of medicine, nursing, and allied health areas for materials relevant to specific information needs. The workbook introduces the following research tools: (1) the National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE searches, including a sample MEDLINE search printout with explanation of how to read it; (2) indexing tools for nursing ("Medical Subject Headings" (MeSH), "Abridged Index Medicus,""Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature,""Hospital Literature Index,""Index Medicus,""International Nursing Index"); and reference tools for nursing (abbreviations, diagnosis, dictionaries, drugs or pharmacology, nursing handbooks, syndromes). Examples of each of these research tools are given, with practice sets for student use. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Plattsburgh. Coll. at Plattsburgh.
Identifiers: Cumulative Index Nursing Allied Health Literature; Hospital Literature Index; Index Medicus; International Nursing Index; Medical Subject Headings; MEDLINE
Note: Examples will not reproduce well due to small print.