Nursing Tool Kit

* Resources paid for by MCW Libraries. MCW resources are available off-campus - you will be prompted to log in if you are off campus when you click the starred (*) links below.  Access is provided through the MCW Libraries' proxy server.

 E-Books

MCW Libraries provides access to hundreds of electronic books including nursing management and practice textbooks.

Books@Ovid - Nursing *
ClinicalKey *
Harrison's Online *
LWW Health Library Premium Collection *
Red Book *
STAT!Ref *
UpToDate *

 E-Journals

Locate electronic journal from the E-Journals List or search MCWCAT, the library's online catalog.

MCWCAT (Library Catalog)
MCW E- Journals *

 Databases

Use the following citation databases and other tools to find journal articles including research and peer-reviewed articles.

Ovid* (Medline, PsycINFO)
CINAHL with Full-Text *
BadgerLink
PubMed LinkOut 
TOXNET
Web of Science *
RefWorks * off-campus access requires Group Code - contact the MCW Libraries at asklib@mcw.edu or (414) 955-8302
Scopus *

 Drugs/Medications

Links to drug and medication information.

Basic and Clinical Pharmacology * (12th ed.)
Drugs in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
Goodman & Gilman's *
Lexicomp
NLM's Drug Information Portal

 

 Evidence Based Practice

Links to evidence based practice tools, literature resources, and guidelines.


EBP Books

How to read a paper: the basics of evidence-based medicine / Trisha Greenhalgh Publisher Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
Lib. Has Electronic Book

Evaluating clinical and public health interventions: a practical guide to study design and statistics / Mitchell H. Katz Publisher Cambridge : New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
Library Has Electronic Book

Statistics for evidence-based practice in nursing / MyoungJin Kim, Caroline Mallory Publisher: Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2014
Call Number: Todd Wehr Library WA 950 K49s 2014

Interpreting basic statistics : a guide and workbook based on excerpts from journal articles / Zealure C. Holcomb Publisher :Glendale, CA : Pyrczak Pub., c2007
Call Number: Todd Wehr Library HA 35.15 H725i 2007

Statistics for dummies / by Deborah Rumsey Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2003
Call Number: Todd Wehr Library QA 276 R938s 2003

 Patient Care & Management

Includes links to patient care databases.

ClinicalKey *
DynaMed *
Lexicomp
STAT!Ref *
UpToDate * (on-campus access only)
VisualDx *
Division of Neoplastic Diseases Clinical Trials (InfoScope, MCW network access required)
Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination *

 Patient Education

Resources for disease-specific patient handouts and drug information. Bilingual handouts are also available.

ClinicalKey *
DynaMed *
Division of Neoplastic Diseases Clinical Trials (Infoscope)
Genetics Home Reference
Lexicomp Patient Education
MCWCHARTS
MedlinePlus
National Comprehensive Cancer Network
UpToDate * (on-campus access only)
WebMD

 Professional Development

Educational and professional nursing associations.

Agency for Health Research and Quality
American Nurses Association
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
ANCC Magnet Recognition Program
Hardin MD: Nursing & Nursing Research
The Joint Commission (JCAHO)
MCW Libraries Classes, Guides, & Tutorials
National Institute of Nursing Research
Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)
RefWorks * (off-campus access requires Group Code - contact the MCW Libraries at asklib@mcw.edu or (414) 955-8302)

 Quick Links

MCW Libraries most popular and heavily used resources such as.

All E-Resources *
Clinical Resources
Library on Request
MCW Libraries
MCWCAT (Library Catalog)
MCW E- Journals *
Ovid * (Medline, PsycINFO)
CINAHL with Full-Text *
PubMed LinkOut
VisualDx
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