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Nursing & Allied Health Professionals

Below you will find some helpful online resources from the National Library of Medicine for accessing nursing information. Please click on the heading to see an expanded list of resources.

To access PubMed searches that focus only on nursing journals, please visit PubMed with Nursing Journals Filter.

General Information

  • LactMed
    •  Contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant
  • DailyMed
    • DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information
  • Pillbox
    • The Pillbox website was developed to aid in the identification of unknown pills (oral solid dosage form medications). It combines images of pills with appearance and other information to enable users to visually search for and identify oral solid dosage form medications.
  • Household Products Database
    • This database links over 16,000 consumer brands to health effects from Safety Data Sheets (formerly Material Safety Data Sheets) provided by manufacturers. The information allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients.

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