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Guide to selected print and electronic nursing and health sciences information sources available to SUU students, faculty and staff. For more information or help, contact Library Reference at 865-8040.
Site is run by the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, University of Iowa. Hardin MD features one of the most complete and frequently cited lists for health related subjects. A link to medical pictures is also provided.
"Nursing.org was created in response to the growing demand for nurses. Our goal is to create a simple resource for those looking to learn more about nursing education and careers. We also want to establish a community where nurses can provide support to one another."
Utah Health Services, Utah Health News, Health Data and Statistics.
Consumer health information
MedlinePlus is a health information Web site for patients, families and other consumers.It contains carefully selected links to Web resources with authoritative health information on over 950 health topics, as well as dictionaries, directories, organizations, and news stories.
Drug monographs and formulary information including dosing, pill identification, contraindications, interactions, and adverse reactions. Free but registration is required. iPhone and Android apps available.
The mission of the Center for Health Data and Informatics is to provide accurate, timely health information to monitor health status, assess the performance of the health care system, identify health threats, document health events, and guide health and health care decisions.
NCHS produces data on a wide range of health indicators, including:
Births, such as teen, nonmarital, multiple, preterm, and low birth-weight births.
Diseases and health conditions such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, heart disease, stroke, HIV/AIDS, lung diseases, osteoporosis, asthma, allergies, ADHD, arthritis, and pain.
Other health status measures including injuries, disabilities, environmental exposures, oral health, vision, hearing, and mental health.
Health-related behaviors such as smoking, physical activity, and alcohol use.
Nutrition and growth charts.
Preventive services such as immunizations and cancer screening.
Reproductive health including fertility, contraceptive use, and sexual behaviors.
Health insurance coverage and access to care.
Health care use and services delivered by hospitals, hospital emergency and outpatient departments, physicians’ offices, nursing homes, home and hospice care agencies, and residential care facilities.
The health care system including the use of health information technology and electronic medical records, changing patterns of service delivery, medications prescribed, and complications of care.
Deaths, such as life expectancy, leading causes of death, fetal deaths, and infant mortality.
FedStats supports a community of practice for over 100 agencies engaged in the production and dissemination of official federal statistics, and provides the public with a showcase of information, tools and news related to official federal statistics.