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Drug therapy, disease management and other clinical decision information is provided from many different sources including many full text nursing and medical books such as Josh’s Diabetes Mellitus; Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, Arthritis & Allied Conditions, 5 Minute Clinical Suite, and others.


Index and links to nursing, medical, and other health related online full text books. Books are organized into categories: Clinical Reference, Nursing, Disease, Drug, Geriatrics, Natural Products, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Guidelines, and Standard Reference. 

The Future of Nursing. Leading Change. Advancing Health

This online report offers recommendations that collectively serve as a blueprint to

  1. ensure that nurses can practice to the full extent of their education and training
  2. improve nursing education,
  3. provide opportunities for nurses to assume leadership positions, and
  4. improve data collection for workforce planning and policy making.

It is produced by the Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine.

Nursing Consult

Drug, disease and other information to help nurses answer clinical questions. Full text nursing books are searched along with other sources such as journals, guidelines, care planning tools, news, etc.


Provides full text access to key medical and nursing medical reference sources and textbooks.

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ACP Medicine
ACP's PIER: The Physicians' Information and Education Resource
AHFS Drug Information®
AHFS Drug Information
AJCC Cancer Staging Handbook
Basic & Clinical Pharmacology
Control of Communicable Diseases Manual
CPT with RVUs Data File
Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Cardiology
Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Critical Care
Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Emergency Medicine
Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Endoscopy
Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Orthopedics
Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Pediatric
Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Surgery
Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment
Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses
Degowin's Diagnosis Examination
Delmar's Geriatric Nursing Care Plans
Delmar's Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
Delmar's Pediatric Nursing Care Plans
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM
Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual
DrugPoints System
Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide
Family Medicine: Principles and Practice
Family Nursing: Research, Theory and Practice
Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology
Foundations of Nursing Research. Rose Marie Nieswiadomyed
Fundamental & Advanced Nursing Skills. Altman, Kerestzes, and Wcisel
Geriatric Medicine: An Evidence Based Approach
Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies
Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics
Guide to Culturally Competent Health Care
Handbook of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
Holland-Frei Cancer Medicine
Hurst's The Heart
ICD-9-CM Vols 1, 2, & 3
Infectious Diseases: The Clinician's Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, & Prevention
Internal Medicine, Stein
Jablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations
Litt's Drug Eruption Reference Manual
Medical Microbiology & Immunology
Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
Neonatology: Management, Procedures, On-Call Problems, Diseases, & Drugs
Nurse's Pocket Guide: Diagnoses, Prioritized Interventions, and Rationales
Nursing Diagnoses in Psychiatric Nursing. Townsend
Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual, Sparks & Taylor's
Old's Maternal-Newborn Nursing & Women's Health Across the Lifespan
Orthopaedic Exam, Evaluation, & Intervention
Oxford Desk Reference: Clinical Genetics
Oxford Textbook of Medicine
Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine
Oxford Textbook of Surgery
Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children and their Families. Potts & Mandleco
Principles & Practice of Neuropathology
Principles & Practice of Pediatric Endocrinology
Principles of Critical Care
Quick Answers to Medical Diagnosis & Treatment
Red Book. Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases
Review of General Psychiatry
Review of Medical Physiology, Ganong's
Review of Natural Products
Rudolph's Pediatrics
Schwartz's Principles of Surgery
Smiths's General Urology
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary
Techniques in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques
Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation
Williams Obstetrics
Women's Health: A Primary Care Clinical Guide. Youngkin & Davis