Dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks offer background information, define terminology and can lead to other resources. The Library has both print and electronic nursing reference resources, which include:
AccessMedicine (McGraw Hill)This link opens in a new windowAccessMedicine provides medical students with a variety of resources needed to excel in basic science studies and clerkships; helps residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants with instant access to videos, self-assessment, and leading medical textbooks that facilitate decision-making at the point-of-care; and allows practicing physicians to brush up on their medical knowledge to ensure the best patient outcome.
Presents the most important definitions, principles and general perspectives of public health, written by experts of the different fields. Including more than 3,000 entries, this two-volume reference is useful for clinical scientists and practitioners in academia, health care and industry, as well as students, teachers and general readers.