Nurse Anesthesia


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AccessAnesthesiology™ from McGraw-Hill is an online collection of current clinical anesthesiology textbooks, videos of procedures and drug interactions, practice guidelines, interactive Board Review,and a fully integrated drug database. Physicians, residents, and nurse anesthetists can access a compendium of renowned medical resources for education and certification/recertification in pain management, critical care, and perioperative medicine.

A collection of medical references including Harrison's Online, Hurst's the Heart, Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacology and the Lange Educational Library. (M) is a detailed 3D model of human anatomy. Includes features such as interactive zoom, rotation, angle, interactive layers, extensive text, MRI, clinical slides and xrays, live action movies, animations, radiology slides, dissection videos and slides, surface anatomy videos and slides. Focuses on muscles, ligaments, nerves, veins, arteries and bones.


CINAHL Complete with Full Text
The definitive database for nursing and allied health (occupational and physical therapy, nurse anesthesia, physician assistants, sports medicine) covering 1,200 leading journals and providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL.  CINAHL Searching Tips. (M)

ClinicalKey (formerly MD Consult)
ClinicalKey gives you and your institution access to Elsevier’s current medical and surgical content including:

·         Procedures Consult
·         Top journals
·         Best-selling medical and surgical books
·         Thousands of medical videos, millions of images, and much more content across 12 distinct content types.
Plus, all of this content is then semantically enriched using Elsevier’s proprietary medical taxonomy – EMMeT. This ClinicalKey exclusive is what powers the dynamic search that brings you the answers you need faster than ever before.

Clinical Pharmacology
Clinical Pharmacology is the primary drug information and medication management resource of more than 1,000 hospitals, the majority of the country's largest retail pharmacy chains and consultant pharmacy corporations, the majority of U.S. pharmacy and medical schools, well-known health information websites, and hundreds-of-thousands of healthcare professionals and consumers worldwide.

Cochrane Collection Plus
Cochrane Collection Plus is an essential source of high quality health care data for both providers, patients and those responsible for researching, teaching, funding and administrating at all levels of the medical profession. It combines the NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) and Health Technology Assessments (HTA) with the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and Cochrane Methodology Register.

 Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
The Cochrane Database includes the full text of regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare from The Cochrane Collaboration. The reviews are presented in two types: Complete reviews - Regularly updated Cochrane Reviews, prepared and maintained by Collaborative Review Groups.  Protocols - Protocols (background, objectives and methods) for reviews currently being prepared. (M)

DynaMed™ is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care. With clinically -organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics, DynaMed provides the latest content and resources with validity, relevance and convenience, making DynaMed an indispensable resource for answering most clinical questions during practice. (M)


Lexi-Comp Online
Lexi-Comp is an industry-leading provider of drug information and clinical content for the healthcare industry. We provide the tools necessary to help improve patient safety, ensure compliance, and elevate the quality of care patients receive.

Medline - PubMed
MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database that covers biomedical literature, allied health, and biological and physical sciences. More than 22 million records from 5,600+ journals are indexed; English abstracts are included for about 83% of the records. PubMed Tutorials. (M)

Nursing Reference Center
Nursing Reference Center offers staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, nurse faculty, and hospital librarians the best available and most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases, patient education, and drug & reference information from top publishers. A point-of-care reference tool designed to provide relevant clinical resources to nurses, Nursing Reference Center provides access to thousands of full text documents, covering diseases & conditions, labs & diagnostics, as well as drug & reference information from top publishers. This database also features best practices guidelines, continuing education modules, and patient education information in English and Spanish. (M)

Prescriber's Letter
Prescriber's Letter is a subscription service for prescribers to keep them up to date on new developments in drug therapy. We've been publishing drug information since 1985 and started Prescriber's Letter in 1993. The service consists of a monthly letter, plus Detail-Documents available 24 hours a day. (M)

ProQuest Central
ProQuest Central is a multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more. 

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
Provides users with healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.  Source provides abstracting and indexing for more than 1000 titles, with over 875 in full-text. Also includes Joanna Briggs Institute resources, Cultural Competency Briefs, training videos and more.

This database contains more than 3 million records devoted to peer-reviewed literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health. Journal articles, chapters, books, dissertations, and reports on psychology and related fields from 1887 on are included, some in full-text. articles. (M)

UpToDate is an electronic resource offering evidence-based, synthesized medical information quickly at the point of care. It is comprised of original topics that are written, reviewed and continually updated by a faculty of physician experts. UpToDate Tutorials. (M)


The following is a listing of selected subject headings relating to nurse anesthesia. Each is a live link directly into the UNE Libraries catalog.

If you need a book that is not available through the UNE Libraries catalog, you can request it through MaineCat or ILLiad: Interlibrary Loan.


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For assistance with nurse anesthesia research, please contact Beth Dyer at the Portland Campus library,, 207-221-4333,