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Nursing

Nursing resources and subject guides for faculty and students

As of Monday, January 24, all Library branches, including stack areas, will be accessible to current McGill students, faculty, and staff. In-person reference and circulation services will resume across branches. As a result of this reopening, the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service, Pickup Service and Study Hubs will be discontinued. More information available here.

On this guide you will find resources to help you find the information you are looking for, to help you answer questions about patient care, and to help you conduct your research.

Additional Nursing Subject Guides:
Nursing Clinical Practice Subject Guide: Go here for help learning about evidence-informed practice, finding skills & videos and information about licensure and certification.
Nursing Research Subject Guide: Go here to learn about knowledge synthesis, and help writing (including using APA style), citing and publishing.
Nursing Patient Education & Consumer Health Subject Guide: Go here for help finding or creating materials for patients.

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Covid-19 preprints

Search for preprints on the topic of Covid-19

These can all be easily searched for preprints by keyword (though you may want to try different keyword combinations):

Contact the nursing liaison librarian

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Francesca Frati
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Contact:
Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering (Relocated to the McLennan-Redpath Library Complex during the Schulich closure)
(514) 398 1277
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Subjects: Nursing

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Please complete the Ask & Search modules before attending a clinic if you require help with searching the literature.

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Online Health information aid

The Online Health Information Aid:

  • provides tips and resources on searching, evaluating, and using online health information;
  • aims to improve skills and confidence in finding trustworthy health information online, enabling positive outcomes while reducing negative ones;
  • was developed based on research evidence and co-designed with users;
  • ultimately, supports lifelong learning and empowers people to participate in their own health care.

Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Our Medical Library colleagues at the University of British Columbia have produced an excellent and comprehensive resource guide on all aspects of the current coronavirus pandemic for the public, patients, and health professionals.

If you need to speak to a health professional for advice, call 1-877-644-4545. For more information about McGill's response to the pandemic consult https://www.mcgill.ca/coronavirus.

Click to search by type of evidence

Systems is the top level of the 6s pyramid. Example: evidence-based clinical information system. This level of the pyramid is grey on the image being described.
Summaries are the second level from the top of the 6s pyramid. Examples: practice guideline, evidence summary. This level of the pyramid is yellow on the image being described.
Synopses of syntheses are the third level from the top of the 6s pyramid. Example: pre-appraised systematic review. This level of the pyramid is pale red on the image being described.
Syntheses are the fourth level from the top of the 6s pyramid. Example: systematic review. This level of the pyramid is pink on the image being described.
Synopses of single studies are the second level from the bottom of the 6s pyramid. Example: pre-appraised single study. This level of the pyramid is blue on the image being described.
Single studies is the bottom level of the 6s pyramid. Example: randommized controlled trial, cohort study. This level of the pyramid is green on the image being described.

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