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Nursing on the Net: Health Care Resources You Can Use

A Web Sampler of Resources for Nursing Professionals

Alternative Medicine

Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD)
http://www.dsld.nlm.nih.gov/

Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center: AboutHerbs
http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/11570.cfm

NCCI: National Center for Complementary & Integrative Health
https://nccih.nih.gov/

Associations and Organizations

AACN: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
http://www.aacn.org/

AFT Healthcare: Nurses and Health Professionals
http://www.aft.org/healthcare/

AORN: Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses
http://www.aorn.org

American Association of Nurse Practitioners
http://www.aanp.org

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
http://www.aaohn.org

American College of Nurse-Midwives
http://www.midwife.org/

American Nurses Association
http://www.nursingworld.org

Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
http://www.nursesinaidscare.org/

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
http://www.rehabnurse.org

National Association of School Nurses
http://www.nasn.org

National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
http://www.ncsbn.org

National Institute of Nursing Research (NIH)
http://www.ninr.nih.gov/

National League for Nursing
http://www.nln.org

National Student Nurses' Association
http://www.nsna.org

Nursing at the NIH Clinical Center
http://www.cc.nih.gov/nursing/

Sigma Theta Tau International - Honor Society of Nursing
http://www.nursingsociety.org

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN)
http://www.wocn.org

Continuing Education

ANA (American Nursing Association) Continuing Professional Development
http://nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/CertificationandAccreditation/Continuing-Professional-Development

CDC Learning Connection
http://www.cdc.gov/learning/

Medscape (Nursing)
http://www.medscape.org/nurses

National League for Nursing
http://www.nln.org/index.cfm

Drug Information

CenterWatch: FDA Approved Drugs
http://www.centerwatch.com/drug-information/fda-approvals/

Daily Med
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/

Drug Information Portal
http://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/drugportal.jsp

FDA: Index to Drug-Specific Information
http://www.fda.gov/cder/drug/DrugSafety/DrugIndex.htm/

MedlinePlus Drug Information
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html

Evidence Based Nursing

Academic Center for Evidenced-Based Practice (ACE), Center for Excellence in the School of Nursing of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
http://www.acestar.uthscsa.edu

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): EPC Evidence-Based Reports
http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/evidence-based-reports/index.html

ASU Libraries Nursing Library Guide
http://libguides.asu.edu/nursing

Cochrane Library
http://www.cochrane.org

Evidence-Based Nursing Journal
http://ebn.bmj.com/

General Internet Usage

Medlineplus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthywebsurfing.html

National Cancer Institute: Evaluating Online Sources of Health Information
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/cancerlibrary/health-info-online

NN/LM: Internet Discovery Tools
http://nnlm.gov/tools.html

The Quality of Medical Information on the Internet: A New Public Health Concern. McLeod, Stephen D. The Quality of Medical Information on the Internet: A New Public Health Concern. Archives of Ophthalmology. 116:12, December 1998
http://archopht.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=264584

Government Agencies / Other Databases

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/

ClinicalTrials.gov
http://clinicaltrials.gov

Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed)
http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/lactmed.htm

Genetics Home Reference
http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/

Health Hotlines from the National Library of Medicine
http://healthhotlines.nlm.nih.gov/

Healthfinder.gov
http://healthfinder.gov

Household Products Database
http://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov

MedlinePlus
http://medlineplus.gov/

National Guideline Clearinghouse
http://www.guideline.gov/

National Library of Medicine
http://www.nlm.nih.gov

National Institute of Nursing Research
http://www.ninr.nih.gov

NIH - Health Information
http://health.nih.gov

NIH - Office of Rare Disease Research (ORDR)
http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/

NIH Senior Health
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/

NORD - National Organization for Rare Disorders
http://www.rarediseases.org/

Partners in Information Access for Public Health Professionals
http://phpartners.org/

PubMed
http://pubmed.gov/

Tox Town
http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/

Health Frauds

Quackwatch
http://www.quackwatch.org/

MedlinePlus: Health Fraud
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthfraud.html

Snopes.com: Medical
http://www.snopes.com/medical

Health News

ABC News: Health
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/

CBS News: Health News
http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/health/main204.shtml

CNN: Health
http://www.cnn.com/HEALTH/

Medscape
http://www.medscape.com/medscapetoday

MedlinePlus: Latest Health News
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthnews.html

MedlinePlus E-mail Announcement Lists
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/listserv.html

NBC News: Health
http://www.nbcnews.com/health

New York Times: Health
http://www.nytimes.com/pages/health/

Multicultural Resources

Multilingual Health Information
http://nnlm.gov/outreach/consumer/multi.html

Nursing Resources

There are many WWW sites devoted to nursing - so many in fact, that it can sometimes be confusing trying to find the specific information that you need. Following is a sampler of sites that can provide a wide variety of excellent information for you and your users.

Allnurses.com
http://www.allnurses.com/

American Nurses Association
http://www.nursingworld.org/

The Campaign For Nursing's Future by Johnson and Johnson
http://www.discovernursing.com/

Immunization Action Coalition
http://www.immunize.org/

Lippincott NursingCenter.com
http://www.nursingcenter.com/lnc/

NARIC's National Rehabilitation Information Center
http://www.naric.com/

Nurse Portal
http://www.nurseportal.net

NurseZone.com
http://www.nursezone.com/

ONS: Oncology Nursing Society
http://www.ons.org/

University of Florida College of Nursing: Writing Resources for Nursing Faculty and Students
http://research.nursing.ufl.edu/sample-page/writing-resources-for-nursing-faculty-and-students/

US Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook: Registered Nurses
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm

Nursing Standards

American Nurses Association: NursingWorld Professional Standards
http://nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ThePracticeofProfessionalNursing/NursingStandards

Nursing at the NIH Clinical Center
http://www.cc.nih.gov/nursing/

Online Journals / Newsletters / Full Text Resources

AORN Journal (subscription included with AORN membership; non-member subscriptions are available)
http://www.aorn.org/AORNJournal/

British Journal of Nursing
http://www.markallengroup.com/ma-healthcare/healthcare-publications/nursing-midwifery-and-healthcare/british-journal-of-nursing/

CINAHL
http://www.ebscohost.com/cinahl/

Lippincott NursingCenter.com Better Resources for Better Care
http://www.nursingcenter.com/lnc/journalindex

MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com/

Medscape Nurses
http://www.medscape.com/nurses

NN/LM Electronic Journals and Public Access: Changes in Scholarly Communication
http://nnlm.gov/rsdd/ejournals/

Online Journal of Issues in Nursing
http://www.nursingworld.org/ojin/

Mobile Resources

NLM Gallery of Mobile Apps and Sites
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mobile/

School Nurses Resources

American School Health Association
http://www.ashaweb.org

NASBE: National Association of State Boards of Education State School Healthy Policy Database
http://www.nasbe.org/healthy_schools/hs/

NASN: National Association of School Nurses
http://www.nasn.org

NASN: National Association of School Nurses Affiliates (Chapters)
http://www.nasn.org/aboutnasn/nasnaffiliateschapters