Librarians Internet Index - Websites You Can Trust http://www.lii.org/ Type in your Search Term to locate quality web sites by research subject. The home page has 13 major Subject areas to search, including a major section on Health - Major topic areas.
Lippincott's Nursing Center http://www.nursingcenter.com/ Good selection of articles from AJN, American Journal of Nursing as well as a dozen others, including The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. Full content of the AJN Career Guide in the Career Center and many full-text articles in Continuing Education.
Medicare: The Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare Information http://www.medicare.gov/ There are two valuable databases here. Medicare Compare lets users comparison shop the plans and options of Medicare providers. Nursing Home Compare allows for comparisons for every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country. There are also many useful informational publications, many of which are also in Spanish and Chinese.
Nightingale http://nightingale.con.utk.edu/ From the University of Tennessee Knoxville-College of Nursing, offers general medical information on a wide range of topics
NP Central http://www.nurse.net/np/ The mission of Nurse Practitioner Support Services is to provide useful information, in a usable format to nurse practitioners and those interested in nurse practitioners. Searchable site. Information on salary averages, a place to post your resume, and a list of jobs (there were few in New York). Great list of journals with webpages from the "library" section
Statistical Abstract of the United States http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/ The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Click on Health & Nutrition
WebMD Medical Library http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/Common-Topics/default.htm This online library covers news, diseases, medical tests, herbs and vitamins, drugs, lab tests, interviews with the experts, and overall medical research. Check out "Health topics A to Z" for basic information. Watch out for commercial advertising posing as information.
Worldwide Nurse http://allnurses.com/ Extensive resources for anyone in the nursing profession: a calendar of professional events, lots of links to related resources, information about US, CA and UK Nursing Boards, nursing education and employment, medical specialties, medical resources (including medical search tools), medical software downloads and reviews, a discussion board, and a free electronic newsletter, Nurse-zine, available either by e-mail or on the Web site. Searchable.
American Nurses Association http://www.nursingworld.org/ Contains information about standards, ethics, law, jobs, and more. Links to Online Journal of Issues in Nursing and The American Nurse.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners http://www.aanp.org/ AANP formed in 1985 to promote the high standards of health care delivered by nurse practitioners and to act as a forum to enhance the identity and continuity of all nurse practitioner specialties. Lists publications, regulatory information, conference schedules, and links to dozens of great health care sites. A must-see!
The Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses http://www.aorn.org/AORNJournal/ Information about research grants, a library with phone reference services, and a list of theses and dissertations held by the AORN Library which can be interlibrary-loaned by the Farmingdale State library.
New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) http://www.nysna.org/ The mission of the New York State Nurses Association is to promote optimal nursing and health care services to the residents of New York State... The website contains links to the abstracts of the Journal of the NYSNA, news briefs, detailed information about the associations programs and departments.
Mosby Journals Online http://us.elsevierhealth.com/index.jsp Covers: Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Veterinary, Additional Health Professions Publisher Mosby offers online tables of contents an abstracts for approximately 40 nursing journals. Purchase the full article for $12.00, or or check to see if we have those journals here in the library.