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Nursing Research: Miscellaneous Internet Resources

A compilation of library resources that will help you find articles, books, and websites in the field of nursing with particular attention to nursing research.

Internet Nursing Resources


An A-Z list of online resources in the field of nursing and health. Some links may be repeated as they fall in different categories.

  • AIDS
    AIDS Information Clinical trials, treatment and prevention information provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
    HIV InSite Information selected and reviewed by University of California, San Francisco faculty and staff.
  • Bioethics
    Center for Bioethics - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, news, resource links, events, special features, streaming video.

  • Consumer Health Information
    Alice is an interactive health promotion service provided by Columbia University.
    Center for Eating Disorders From the Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt in Maryland, this site offers answers to frequently asked questions about eating disorders and includes a monthly feature on the subject. From the National Library of Medicine, this site allows consumers to search for information on the latest clinical trials through keyword searching or by browsing by condition.
    Columbia University Home Medical Guide
    Healthfinder A searchable database of government health information that is very clearly organized and filled with lots of useful information. The "details" link following each resource provides information about the government agency that produced the information.
    Mayo Clinic Health Information Medical information from the Mayo Clinic.
    Medicine Net - an online, healthcare media publishing company. It provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers via its robust, user-friendly, interactive website.

    National Women's Health Information Center From the Office on Women's Health of the US Department of Health and Human Services, this site contains articles and FAQs on all aspects of women's health.
    RxMed Illness Information  These handouts are available for over 200 conditions, and include information about \ signs and symptoms, risk factors, prevention, diagnosis and treatment, medication and more This site provides basic information on back pain, includes overviews of available treatments, and allows visitors to submit questions to professional caregivers.
  • Drugs, Prescriptions (Pharmaceutical Resources)
    HSLS Health Resources University of Pittsburgh site for drug-related information; includes internet resources, dirctories, encyclopedias, newsletters, journals and databases.
    IBIDS Database Database of dietary supplements produced by the National Institute of Health to provide credible, scientific information.
    Medical Word Search Comprehensive and concise information on individual and generic and brand name pharmaceutical products
    Prescription drug coverage, spending, utilization and prices Report by the Department of Health and Human Services (April 2000).
    RxList Prescription drug information.








  • Transcultural and Multicultural Health Links This site includes a list of general resources, with links to other transcultural health sites, as well as links in subject categories such as religion, ethnic groups, and special populations.