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Gathering Background Information
Primary Databases for Evidence Based Practice
CINAHL with Full Text (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature) (8 user limit) CINAHL with Full Text provides citations and full-text articles published in nursing journals, including information on consumer health, chiropractic, and health services administration literature. The database contains searchable cited references for more than 1,150 journals and provides full text for 329 journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials.
Cochrane Library Four medical databases which contain results and reviews on the health care effects of evidence-based clinical trials and research studies.
MEDLINE A bibliographic database containing all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing, with coverage from 1965 to present.
PsycINFO Contains more than 2 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. Through June, 2013, also includes PsycEXTRA and PsycCRITIQUES.
PubMed This medical literature database contains citations which may link to full-text articles from medical and life science journals around the world.
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