Resources for Nurses and Families

Web Based Resources for Writing Projects

Compiled for the American Nephrology Nurses' Association
May 2002 Meeting

Evidence Based Medicine Guidelines

National Guideline Clearinghouse
National Guideline Clearinghouseª (NGC)
A public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. NGC is sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (formerly the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research) in partnership with the American Medical Association and the American Association of Health Plans.

Cochrane Reviews Of Evidence Based Management

Journal Citation Style and Format Help - APA Style

APA: Includes links to multiple resources on using APA style
Information on citation of electronic resources
Summary of changes in APA style with the 5th edition

Citation Managers (Commercial Products)

Library Master
Reference Manager

Writing Help Including Citation Style Help

University Writing Center University of Central Florida

Journals on Line (Partial List!!)

American Journal of Kidney Disease
Has search engine for all (200 +) Saunders journals with full text articles

American Journal of Nephrology

British Medical Journal
Full text of print journal on line

Journal of Americana Association of Nephrology
Excellent search, across multiple (over 250) journals, some full text articles.

Journal of the American Medical Association
Has search of all the AMA journals and full text of this week's journal.

The Lancet
Full text

Table of contents free

New England Journal of Medicine
Limited full text for current issues

Nephrology Nursing Journal
Includes author guidelines and sample articles. More content all the time!

Journal Search Engines

CINAHL Information Services
Available for purchase or at licensed site.
Link to purchase product but many other useful links especially CINAHL sources.

Medical Matrix
Peer-reviewed directory to the medical Internet. Requires registration. Now has charge. Some full text articles. Includes medline.

Available for purchase or at licensed site

Medline Plus (Free)
Consumer database from National Library of Medicine

Searchable web based source of full text and abstract resources in all areas of nursing and medicine. Outstanding!!

National Library of Medicine PubMed

OnLine Journals

On Line Journal Of Issues In Nursing
Kent State University College of Nursing

Virginia Henderson Library of Sigma Theta Tau International
Online Journal of Knowledge Synthesis in Nursing
Includes access to On Line Registry of Nursing Research

Other Useful Resources for Writers

Lippincott's Nursing Center
Some full-text nursing journal articles
Fully searchable from January 1996
Read online and/or print for a fee

Hall Johnson Communication
List of journal editors with email links and some Publication Guides

Nurse Author and Editor (commercial product)
Subscribe to journal
See Sample of Insider Tips from Editors "Other Sites to Visit" near bottom of the page

Organization Web Sites

American Association Of Kidney Patients (Selected List!)

American Diabetes Association

American Nephrology Nurses Association

American Journal of Transplantation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
See publications section for MMWR and other useful publications

Healthweb Urology Section

Kidney Web
Nice list of journals

Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center
University of Michigan

National Center for Health Statistics

National Kidney Foundation

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse

United States Renal Data System (USRDS) Coordinating Center
Extensive list of links to Organizations/Agencies, Nephrology Resources, Resources for Dialysis Patients

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