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Health Source - Consumer EditionThis link opens in a new windowHealth Source: Consumer Edition is a rich collection of consumer health information. This resource provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. This database also includes searchable full text for more than 1,000 health-related pamphlets and more than 130 health reference books, including books published by the People's Medical Society. Additionally, Health Source: Consumer Edition contains more than 4,500 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish); AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which includes Drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers; and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary. Health Source: Consumer Edition covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, women's health, etc.
Nursing Reference Center PlusThis link opens in a new windowNursing Reference Center Plus is a point-of-care reference tool designed to provide relevant clinical resources to nurses. This database offers evidence-based disease & condition information written specifically for nurses, as well as patient education content and drug & reference information from top publishers. Nursing Reference Center Plus provides access to the following information and resources: CINAHL Nursing Guide (thousands of evidence-based care sheets & quick lessons on procedures, diseases & conditions as well as legal case sheets); reference books; point-of-care drug information; patient education information (more than 3,200 evidence-based documents in English and Spanish with custom print functionality); best practice guidelines, continuing education modules; and more.
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Sanford GuideThis link opens in a new windowPoint-of-care recommendations for the treatment of infectious diseases.
AccessMedicineThis link opens in a new windowAccessMedicine provides access to various titles from the best minds in medicine, updated content, images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, and diagnostic tools.
Credo Reference and EbooksThis link opens in a new windowCredo Reference cover 11,000+ reference topics from all major academic subject areas and is a great starting point for research. Entries include images, quotations, audio files, videos, ebooks and full text articles on a variety of topics.
In addition to reference topics, Credo includes over 700 academic reference books. Credo's Nursing and Allied Health Collection provides access to 23 current nursing ebooks.
EBSCO Ebook CollectionThis link opens in a new windowSearch and view the library's full text ebook collection from EBSCO. The collection of 280,000+ titles covers all subject areas from general studies to allied health and medicine.
Bates' Visual GuideThis link opens in a new windowBates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the (Advanced) Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course.
"In this game you have to blood type each patient and give them a blood transfusion. Are you able to do that? If not, maybe you should read the introduction to blood typing before you start, otherwise you will put the patients' lives in danger!"
Login Directions: You will be directed to TDS Health login. DO NOT enter a User name or Password here. Instead, under the Log in button, click Athens Login. You will be taken to the OpenAthens login screen. Under "Find your institution," select/type in South College. Next, sign in with your Canvas username & password. If you are a student, be sure to choose Student Ldap from the drop down menu. Click sign in. This will take you to the TDS Health homepage. Here, choose the EBMcalc box. Nursing resources can be found under the tab "Specialties" and then "Nursing."
Sage OpenThis link opens in a new windowSAGE Open is a peer-reviewed, "Gold" open access journal from SAGE that publishes original research and review articles in an interactive, open access format. Articles may span the full spectrum of the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities.
Micromedex apps are a free download but require a password for content access. To retrieve the password for each of these apps, go to the Micromedex homepage and click "Download Mobile Apps" at the bottom. On the following page, open the "Micromedex Native Mobile Apps" collapsible menu. The current Micromedex apps available are:
Micromedex Drug Reference
Micromedex Drug Interactions
Micromedex IV Compatibility
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“The purpose of this interactive self-study training is to provide clinician education on local medical response to mass casualties during the immediate aftermath of a radiological or nuclear terrorism incident. “ It is intended for physicians, nurses, and other health care personnel working as first receivers in hospital emergency service settings.