Nursing

AccessObGyn

Description

Offers a new approach to obstetrics and gynecology reference and research all in one place. Updated regularly, this comprehensive online ObGyn resource covers the entire spectrum of obstetrics and gynecology. This collection can help students excel in their clerkship; assist residents in strengthening their skills with instant access to sonography videos and cases, a growing list of Williams animations, and the  library of landmark obstetrics and gynecology references from McGraw-Hill Medical

Type
Database
E-Book(s)
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44744
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Lessons in Leadership : The Betty Irene Moore Speaker Series

Description

This series embodies Betty Irene Moore’s vision and hope for nurses to lead within their teams, organizations and communities, with the ultimate goal of improving the experience and outcomes of patient care.

Lessons in Leadership is a collection of 13 short videos featuring nationally-recognized nurse leaders whose leadership spans nursing, health care, government and other sectors. The collection includes 12 individual videos, each focused on one leader, plus a compilation video highlighting all 12. In each, leaders reflect on the lessons learned and strategies that shaped their successes and leadership roles. The leaders include numerous recipients of “Living Legend” awards; faculty members from top universities; CEOs, executive directors and board members of the nation’s leading health care organizations; and prominent policy advisors.

The video collection and transcripts are available for download upon request (contact communications@moore.org). The videos are also available on YouTube.

 

 

Type
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41144
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BoardVitals

Description

This new BoardVitals tool offers:

*The highest quality questions with detailed explanations to help prepare for the USMLE Step 1, 2 and 3, Shelf Exams, NBDE I and II, and the NCLEX-RN.
*High-yield, vetted questions listed up front in an effort to maximize study time
*Constantly evolving cloud-based system that updates every 24 to 48 hours based on changes and feedback
*Ability for users to create customized practice tests based on number of questions, subjects and more, to simulate exams and help increase board pass rates
*Advanced statistics so users can know where their strengths and weaknesses are, with suggested questions based on their performance
*Detailed, up-to-date explanations with each answer, with references and links to applicable sources

 Provides not only a question bank, but also provides up-to-date explanations from the literature with the answers and gives detailed feedback and assessment of your progress broken down by subject areas. With each question you can see how you compare to your peers, and gauge the difficulty of the question by what percentage of your peers answered it correctly or chose the same option you did. The question banks allow you to judge your overall preparedness and compare to your peers to estimate what your score might be on the real thing.

Offers 24-hour access from your phone, tablet and computer to a huge question bank with a database of expert reviewed board questions.

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Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41025
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Essential Evidence Plus

Alternative Titles
EE+
Description

Integrates information on 9,000 diagnoses into healthcare professionals' clinical workflows. This clinical tool, created by an international team of renowned medical experts, was developed for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals on the front line of patient care.

EE+ features over 13,000 topics, guidelines, abstracts, tools, images, and summaries covering the most common conditions, diseases, and procedures clinicians come in contact with every day. Every recommendation carries a strength-of-evidence rating that accurately grades each recommendation's merit on the basis of all of the evidence available in the relevant literature.

In addition, EE+ links extensively to abstracts of Cochrane Systematic Reviews.
 

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/40474
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Trip

Alternative Titles
Turning Research into Practice
Description

Trip is a source for evidence based healthcare information to support practitioners' clinical decisions.  Users can create personal accounts, save their search history, and citations link to MLibrary holdings.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/29657
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ClinicalKey

Alternative Titles
Clinical Key
Description
ClinicalKey is Elsevier's single search product for the clinical health sciences. ClinicalKey has replaced MDConsult  and it contains greater content including:
  • 1000+ ebooks
  • 400+ Expert Consult titles
  • 500+ journals
  • 50 Clinics journals
  • 12,000+ videos
  • 1.8 million images
  • much more

 


 

Type
Database
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/29221
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Health Technology Assessment Database

Alternative Titles
HTA Database
Description

The Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database brings together details of completed and ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions) from around the world. The aim of the HTA Database is to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care.

Records for published projects contain full bibliographic details as well as contact information for the organisation publishing the report. Contributing organisations can also provide brief details of the authors’ conclusions if they wish. Links to reports, project pages and/ or organisation websites are provided wherever possible so database users can access full details directly.

The HTA database is produced by the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) at the University of York, UK, using information obtained from members of International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA) and other health technology assessment organizations.

 

Type
Article Index
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11801
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Nursing Reference Center Plus

Description

Nursing Reference Center Plus is a web-based nursing reference system designed to provide the latest evidence-based clinical information for nursing practice, education, and research at the point-of-care. It is international in scope and includes the following features:

  • evidence-based content
  • clinically organized quick lessons
  • evidence-based care sheets
  • nursing practice & skill worksheets
  • skill competency checklists
  • cultural competencies
  • internationally accredited continuing education modules
  • point-of-care drug information
  • patient education handouts
  • best practice guidelines
  • nursing care plans
  • key reference books with searchable full text
  • detailed medical illustrations
  • videos and images
  • nursing management and leadership topics (including magnet accreditation).

An app is available for the iPhone/iPad/iTouch from the iTunes store. 

Type
Database
E-Book(s)
Coverage
E-books include Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses and AHFS Drug Information Essentials
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11717
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JBI COnNECT

Alternative Titles
JBI Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics
Joanna Briggs Institute Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics
Description

JBICOnNECT is a portal to the following databases from the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI):

  • The JBI Library of Systematic Reviews is a fully refereed library that publishes systematic reviews of literature following the JBI methodology. These reviews may be of quantitative or qualitative research data, text and/or opinion, relate to economic data or combinations of the above. The JBI Library of Systematic Reviews publishes systematic reviews undertaken by the Joanna Briggs Institute and its international collaborating centres and groups.
  • Best Practice Information Sheet (BPIS) are short summaries based on the results and recommendations of systematic reviews. BPIS are easily disseminated and provide busy health professionals access to key issues and recommendations that have been collected from a large volume of material.
  • Evidence-Based Recommended Practice (EBRP) are interventions or procedures that describe and/or recommended certain practices on selected clinical topics. Recommended Practices are based on the best available evidence and each practice consists of an equipment list, a recommended practice, occupational health and safety provisions, and an adjoining evidence summary where evidence is available.
  • Evidence Summaries (ES) are short abstracts that summarise existing international evidence on common health care interventions and activities. Evidence summaries are based on structured searches of the literature and selected evidence-based health care databases.

This is the primary database for evidence-based nursing.

 

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11689
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