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In addition to general resources, the Library provides specific resources for each program. The resources are divided into three sections, and are intended to be a starting point only and are not a comprehensive guide to all the resources available.  Always be sure to Ask a Librarian.

► Databases: highlights the Library's databases that are most relevant to your program.
► Library Materials: features books, ebooks, journals, and/or media in your program that are listed in the Library Catalog.
► Web Resources: lists recommended Web resources, selected and annotated by NEIT's Reference Librarians.
► General Reference Resourcesquick access to Web resources including dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other sources.  Selected and annotated by NEIT's Reference Librarians.

Healthcare Featured Resource

STAT!Ref is a great research tool!


STAT!Ref is our newest subscription service for e-books.  

STAT!Ref’s offering includes full text medical, nursing and related healthcare reference resources.  The clinical textbooks and manuals will help you quickly find answers about diagnosis and treatments as well as quickly find answers about drugs, their interactions and uses. 

►  To access the complete listing below of the full-text books in the catalog, click here.

♦  AAFP Conditions A-Z (2019)
♦  AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice - 2019 Edition
♦  Complementary & Alternative Therapies in Nursing - 8th Ed. (2018)
♦  Davis's Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests
    with Nursing Implications - 7th Ed. (2017)
♦  Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses® - 16th Ed. (2019)
♦  EKG Plain and Simple - 5th Ed. (2016)
♦  Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice - 5th Ed. (2016)
♦  Handbook of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances - 3rd Ed. (2010)
♦  Kaplan & Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral
    Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry - 11th Ed. (2015)
♦  Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice - 11th Ed. (2019)
♦  Lippincott Nursing Procedures - 8th Ed. (2019)
♦  Marino’s the ICU Book,  The - 4th Ed. (2014)
♦  Olds' Maternal-Newborn Nursing & Women's Health 
    Across the Lifespan - 11th Ed. (2019)
♦  Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing - 4th Ed. (2015)
♦  The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics --  35th Ed. (2016)
♦  Wound Management: Principles and Practice - 4t  Ed. (2015)

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Featured Resource: ICE Tutorials

ICE Learning Center

ICE Learning Center (ezproxy link - [10/16] )

International Clinical Educators (ICE) provides videos which are professionally filmed and feature actual patients and clinicians demonstrating practical and effective treatment ideas. Founder Jan Davis, MS, OTR/L is an internationally recognized leader in providing clinical training to occupational therapists, physical therapists and assistants. 


Featured Resource: "Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation"


NEW!  Online access to full text in the journal

An interdisciplinary approach to stroke rehabilitation
yields improved outcomes

Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation is the leading journal devoted to the study and dissemination of interdisciplinary, evidence-based, clinical information related to stroke rehabilitation. The journal’s scope covers physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, neurorehabilitation, neural engineering and therapeutics, neuropsychology and cognition, optimization of the rehabilitation system, robotics and biomechanics, pain management, nursing, physical therapy, cardiopulmonary fitness, mobility, occupational therapy, speech pathology and communication. There is a particular focus on stroke recovery, improving rehabilitation outcomes, quality of life, activities of daily living, motor control, family and care givers, and community issues. [6/15]

Online access to "Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation"

Online access is complete from 1994 - present
Print access in the library from 1999 - 2014

Healthcare Featured Resource:  BOOK


Introduction to Research and Medical Literature
for Health Professionals

Helps students, faculty, and practitioners understand the research process, interpret data, understand the results and incorporate the findings into practice.
From choosing a research project ... to the systematic gathering of information, analysis, interpretation of data, this book will help. 
In the Library  R697.P45 P488 2013