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Nursing: Writing Tips & Tutorials

Guide to information related to nursing: basic; signs, symptoms & treatments; patho information, diseases, drugs, news, trials, and more!

Tutorials for the Medical Databases

These tutorials will help you as you gather information and create presentations for this class.  Always feel free to Ask a Librarian for help! The links for these databases open in a new tab.

CINAHL Basic Searching    (3:15 mins.)

CINAHL Advanced Searching   (3:46 mins.)

CINAHL Subject Heading Searching  (3:32 mins.)

Using PubMed in Evidence Based Practice Training Course (For nurses and other allied health professionals)

Searching Drugs or Chemicals in PubMed (Learn to efficiently and effectively search substances in PubMed)

Charlatans, Leeches, and Old Wives: Medical Misinformation (from Searcher Magazine)

Tutorials

These tutorials will help you as you gather information and create presentations for this class.  Always feel free to Ask a Librarian for help!

The Information Cycle (3 minute video)

How does information "happen"?  An event occurs... the media picks it up... then what?

Study Like a Scholar! (video)

Search Tips and Time-Savers:

Online Help

Tips on writing in nursing from the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Advice on avoiding plagiarism in your writing

Details and examples on using APA format

APA Sample Paper

NoodleTools

 

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