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Health Source Package & Nursing Reference Center
The Health Source Package and Nursing Reference Center license consists of two bundles: The Health Source Package and the Health Source Package with Nursing Reference Center or Nursing Reference Center Plus.
Health Source Package
The Health Source Package includes the following EBSCO health databases:
AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists—long recognized as an authority on educating patients about drug use and safety, and a founding member of the National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE). This database includes drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers and “How To” monographs for administering different types of medications.
Alt HealthWatch is a full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
This full-text database covers a wide variety of subjects, including information on specific diseases as well as overall health topics. Subjects include fitness, nutrition, diabetes, aging, women's health, children's health and more. Additionally, with Health Source: Consumer Edition, users have access to Clinical Reference Systems reports, in both English and Spanish, and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition is a trusted full-text database covering nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more.
Nursing Reference Center
An upgrade option to the Health Source Package is available. Subscribers to the Health Source Package can upgrade to Nursing Reference Center or Nursing Reference Center Plus. Vendor descriptions of the nursing reference databases:
Nursing Reference Center provides evidence-based information for point of care, continuing education, nursing research and more. With this database, nurses can get answers to questions quickly, strengthen their nursing skills and read full-text journal articles anytime and anywhere.
Nursing Reference Center Plus
Master nursing best practices with the premier source for evidence-based information designed specifically for nurses. Unmatched in scope, nurses use Nursing Reference Center Plus to get answers to questions quickly, access care plans, watch video demonstrations, strengthen nursing skills, earn continuing education credits and much more.
Last updated: October 12, 2018
Full Resource Details
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