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  • Note for print resources generally Use the catalogue to find material on Critical care nursing Search keyword: critical care nursing = 20 results Click on first result – ACCCN's critical care nursing, 2007 Display difference between keyword and subject See subject headings – Intensive care nursing – Australia (3 items) Intensive care nursing – (24 items) Run a keyword search – and limit to e-resource
  • SS According to - Resource Sets e.g. Popular databases, Achitecture - Subject areas Seuach individual databases through the Supersearch interface Search databases in their native interfaces
  • MDHS subject set Multidatabase searching: Go to: Subject set > Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences Subcategory>Health Sciences > Nursing & Physio Search : Title: “acute pain” AND All fields: children Display combined results. Then choose from results: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, and Codeine for Acute pain Relief in Children With Musculoskeletal Trauma. Author: Clark, Eric et al Pediatrics Mar2007, Vol. 119 Issue 3, p460-467 Display how to – save/mark record - save search - table view
  • Use the “Find ejournal” tab to search for an electronic version of a journal. Search title: “Critical Care Nurse” (contains) Search title: “Pain” – exact title search If there is only one supplier of the journal, clicking on the journal name will take you directly to the journal home page. If there are two or more suppliers, clicking on the journal name will take you to the “Source It” screen, so you can see the holdings runs. [Tip: Don’t forget it will open in a new window OR in an existing open window, so look at other open windows] each supplier will have different features available from their sites Suggested approach – have a look at each site – eg Academic search premier – more search options (more databases with nursing content sit on this platform) Informit (more on Australian content) – can search in the journal or can search the content of the Meditext database Synergy ( a journal package that has full text journals) Browse the journals to see those journals relevant to nursing All three sites above expand the options for finding more of the evidence based literature on a topic.
  • J ournal of Orthopaedic Nursing Volume 12, Issue 2, May 2008, Pages 90-98 Documenting and implementing evidence-based post-operative pain management in older patients with hip fractures Author: Eid Features of the SD; can search within the journal itself or can search for more articles. See example ; add olazapine to search – see case reports, retrospective study Wiley site links to the Cochrane library- can browse by topic
  • (Note : Full Text can sometimes refer to a CrossRef link e.g. Web of Science/Medline)
  • Good source of articles Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal - on OVID journals
  • General search from 2000 to 2009 TOPIC : “cervical spine” and movement Sort results by : Times cited Check out Times cited and Find Related Records.
  • General search from 2000 to 2009 TOPIC : “cervical spine” and movement Sort results by : Times cited Check out Times cited and Find Related Records.
  • A systematic review is an overview of primary studies that contains an explicit statement of objectives, materials and methods and has been conducted according to explicit and reproducible methodology. Systematic reviews summarise the available literature using qualitative methods, but may include numerical qualification. A meta analysis is a statistical synthesis of numerical results of several trials that examine the same question. Browse by topic; See for example neonatal, pain control See Intravenous midazolam infusion for sedation of infants in the neonatal intensive care unit See reference list of the review
  • Go to Advanced Scholar search Find articles with all of the words : exercise rehabilitation “back pain” Date 2000 - 2009 Note mark under advanced Search Results: Locate Article: Exercise therapy for low back pain : a systematic review within the framework of the Cochrane … - all 5 versions » M van Tulder, A Malmivaara, R Esmail, B Koes - Spine, 2000 - spinejournal.com ... that exercise should play a role in active rehabilitation of patients with chronic low back pain , but that active rehabilitation and exercise therapy are not ...

Resources for postgraduate nursing students - 23 Feb 2009 Resources for postgraduate nursing students - 23 Feb 2009 Presentation Transcript

  • Resources for MDHS PG Nursing 2009 Information Awareness and Literacy Services
  • Overview
    • Library Homepage
    • Library Catalogue
    • SuperSearch
      • Using Popular Databases and MDHS resource sets
      • Finding electronic journals
      • Find an item
    • Understanding links to resources
    • Google Scholar
    • CINAHL Plus
    • Web of Science (ISI)
    • Scopus
    • Resources in the Biomedical Library and virtual tour
    • Help
  • Library Homepage
    • Starting point to access library resources including:
      • Library catalogue
      • Supersearch
      • Book classes
      • Research help
      • Latest news and events
  • Library Catalogue
    • The Library Catalogue is the best source to find :
      • books (including electronic books)
      • Reports
      • Theses
      • Hard copy (printed) journals
  • SuperSearch and MDHS
    • One single interface to search, retrieve and view results on library resources – including print and electronic
    • Multi-database resource set
    • First point of call for journal articles
  • MDHS Subject Sets
    • Comprehensive lists of Searchable resources
      • General – Same as MDHS Resource set
      • Journals and Indexes
      • Books and Reviews
      • Evidence Based Databases
      • Health Sciences (Nursing and Physiotherapy)
      • Population Health
      • Psychology + Psychiatry
      • Population Health - includes education and environmental health resources
      • Psychology and Psychiatry
    • Alphabetic arrangement (apart from general set)
    • Can create your own subject set of databases using ‘my stuff’
  • Resource set search
    • Login using UniMelb/Student login and password
    • Go to MDHS Resource Set:
      • Health Sciences (Nursing and Physiotherapy)
    • Search : Title: “acute pain”
    • AND
    • All fields: children
  • Finding electronic journals
    • Select tab
    • Key in a journal title eg. Critical care nurse
    • Select the journal name hyperlink or button to find holdings
    • Select button to go to the journal website
  • Find a journal article
    • Click on the tab (in ejournals)
    • Fill in the details of a citation, for example: J ournal of Orthopaedic Nursing Volume 12, Issue 2 , May 2008, Pages 90-98 Documenting and implementing evidence-based post-operative pain management in older patients with hip fractures
    • Author: Eid
  • Links to Resources
    • OR
      • Lists various sources, interlibrary loans and an option to search Google for the item
      • Links to a particular source or item from a “Source it” list
    • CrossRef
      • Links to a website containing the resource. You may or may not have access.
  • Links to Resources
    • Full text HTML
    • Full text PDF
    • Usually these terms indicate a link to the full article directly.
    • Cumulative Index for Nursing and Allied Health Literature
    • Over 1 million records from 1981-
    • Indexes almost 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health
    • Covers nursing, physiotherapy, consumer health and allied health sciences.
    • Subject classification for nursing and physiotherapy areas.
    • Links to cited references and full text
  • CINAHL Search Example
      • Go to Basic Search tab.
      • Search : knee injuries AND emergency
      • Limit to : Publication year 2000 to 2009
      • Journal subset : Nursing
      • Sort your results by Relevance.
  • Web of Science
    • Indexes over 10000 journals across many disciplines
    • Includes links to cited references, citing references and related articles
    • Can refine your results by broad subject area and other criteria
    • Includes links to full text
    • Covers 29 million abstracts of over 15,000 peer-reviewed titles from more than 4,000 publishers
    • Can refine results by subject, keyword, publication type
    • Lists citing papers
  • Cochrane Library
    • The Cochrane Library contains high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making
    • Browse by topic or construct a keyword search
    • Clinical Trials and high quality systematic reviews
  • Google Scholar
    • Familiar Google interface for articles, books and academic websites
    • Go to Find Database. Search Google OR See MDHS Subject set
    • Search results ranked by Google algorithm
    • Links to cited articles and full text
    • Very easy to use
  • Resources in the Biomedical Library
    • 5,000 textbooks for overnight and 7 day loan (first floor)
    • 100,000 books for 4 week loan (second floor and basement)
    • Print journal collections
    • Reference collection
    • Computers with Internet and Office
    • Photocopiers
    • Lots of study spaces
    • Up to 30 / 60 items at a time
    • Email notification
    • CAVAL Borrowing
    • Self Checkout
    • Place items on Hold
    • Copy / Printing Cards
    • Item location
    • Information assistance
    • Database assistance
    • Catalogue access
    • World wide web
    • Electronic databases and journals
    • Wireless network for laptops
    • Laptop loans
  • Help
    • Service desks in Biomedical and Baillieu libraries
    • Telephone 8344 0444
    • Contact us links to Online library inquiry
    • Research Help to arrange a research consultation
    • Supersearch help screens
    • Database tutorials and help
    • Classes
  • Thank you!
      • Thanks for attending today’s session