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Health & Medicine

ABC-CLIO ebooks
55 volume collection covering current topics, culture and medicine.

Addictions & Substance Abuse (Salem Press)
Provides authoritative and essential information for the general reader pertaining to addictions and substance abuse in easy-to-understand language.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Patient drug information, in English and Spanish, published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Updated monthly. Includes ?How To? monographs for administering different types of medications such as eye drops and inhalers

All EBSCO Health
Search all of EBSCO's health databases at one time.

Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic
Full text for over 100 medical journals.

BrowZine
Your academic journals in a beautiful, browsable format. BrowZine organizes articles available through the NSCC Library and arranges them in an easy to use format, for browsing, reading and monitoring journal content across disciplines.

CINAHL Complete
Access to top nursing and allied health journals, evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons. Cinahl Information Systems is accredited with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center?s Accreditation Program and by International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

Credo Reference
Reference books; 66,000 art, science & medical images; 90,000 atlas pages. Create customized exportable data tables; visual concept maps of search results.

Ebook Central
Your source for thousands of online books. Ebook Central also has many features to help with your research: Log-in and save books, take notes, look up definitions, get explanations of terms, search the Web, all from within Ebook Central.

Films on Demand
Over 6,200 full-length programs and 65,800 video segments streamed on demand from Films for the Humanities, BBC, CBC, PBS and others. Subjects include humanities, science, business, health, technical education, careers and counseling. Watch an entire episode, or just one indexed segment keyed to your search.

Health and Wellness Resource Center
Nearly 400 health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, over 700 health videos from partner Healthology, pamphlets and health-related articles from 2,200 general interest publications and reference book content.

Health Reference Center Academic
Diseases, public health, nutrition, etc.

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Consumer health articles and information.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic
Scholarly medical journals and medical dictionary.

ICE Learning Center
Over 175 short video clips on Musculoskeletal, Nervous System, Mental & Behavioral, Respiratory, Settings, Pediatric. Includes StrokeHelp Online Courses: "Teaching Independence: A Therapeutic Approach to Stroke Rehabilitation"; "Functional Treatment Ideas & Strategies in Adult Hemiplegia"; "Treatment Strategies in the Acute Care of Stroke Survivors"

Libguides
Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your friendly librarians. Know what we know - find it in LibGuides!

Magill's Medical Guide (Salem Press)
Concise coverage of diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and medical issues.

Medline
Full text for many of the most used biomedical and health journals indexed in MEDLINE, the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database.

Nursing and Allied Health
Covers all aspects of the Nursing profession, from direct patient care to health care administration.

Nursing Journals on OVID
Search the complete collection: American Journal of Nursing, Home Healthcare Now, Home Healthcare Nurse, MCN, the American journal of maternal child nursing, Nurse Educator, Nursing, Nursing Critical Care, Nursing Made Incredibly Easy, Nursing Management

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine
Includes treatment techniques & experimental research theses.

Psychology & Behavioral Health (Salem Press)
Notable theories, people, social issues, life stages, physiology and anatomy of the nervous system, and various mental illnesses or conditions.

R2 Digital Library
R2 Digital Library is a web based database available from Rittenhouse offering fully integrated and searchable medical, nursing and allied health source book content from key health science publishers.

Salem Health Series
Search across all Salem Health online titles: Magill's Medical Guide, Addictions & Substance Abuse, Psychology & Behavioral Health, Psychology & Mental Health