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Nursing: Overview

Nursing subject guide

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Keywords and shelf locations

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Keywords Shelf Locations
Aged care 618.97
Anatomy and physiology 610 & 612
Community / public health nursing 362.1 & 610.7
First aid 616.025
Infection control 614.44
Communication in nursing 610.730699 
Medical terminology 610.14
Palliative care 616.029
Mental health                                                 362.2 & 616.89
Cultural diversity & inclusion in health care settings 361.3068

APA 7 Referencing style

Help for students

Featured from the Online database: Cochrane Library

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The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Contains research from across the world.

Featured from the Online Database: MIM's Online

MIMS Online logoThe resource for "independently edited and abbreviated information on Australian prescription medicines as well as the most commonly used and prescribed over-the-counter and alternative therapies."

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Featured from the Online Database:: Joanna Briggs Evidence-Based Practice - Nursing

Joanna Briggs Evidence-Based Practice Database 

Contains evidence summaries, systematic reviews, patient information handouts, technical reports and other content.

Based in Australia but not limited to Australian content, it also contains evidence-based material for nursing practice, with a range of best practice recommendations.


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