Nursing Bibliography

 useful Online Resources

Galveston College Library Nursing Journals
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) - Indexing to over 300 nursing journals
Health Reference Center Academic - Searchable database containing over 340,000 health related article from periodicals, medical dictionaries and reference books.
Clinical Pharmacology (EBSCO)
AEGIS-AIDS Education Global Information System is the most comprehensive HIV-related site on the Internet, updated hourly.
The AIDS Knowledge Base is the most comprehensive HIV disease from the University of California at San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital.  Address medical, social and educational issues related to HIV infection.
CDC Health Topics A to Z makes available a large amount of medical information on diseases and health topics related to the CDC. user-friendly and reliable source of information.
Healthfinder contains a wide variety of consumer health information and thousands of links to reliable information for the lay person
Medline Plus includes the National Library of Medicine's database Medline as well as other sources for lay people and professionals
Merck is a searchable version of the medical textbook Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Treatment and Merck Manual of Medical Information- Home Edition
Reference Desk indexes two dozen dictionaries and glossaries in various scientific disciplines. Greatest strengths lie in the areas of biology, health and earth sciences

 Print Resource Subject Headings


Administration    Anatomy
Biographies   Career
Critical Care   Diagnosis, Assessment, Planning
Diseases                       Dosage Calculations
Drug Reference   Emergency
IV Drug   Med-Surgical
Medical Test   NCLEX
Pediatric   Psychological
Sports Medicine    


Black's Medical Dictionary, 39th ed. REF R121 .T47 1999

Dictionary of Syndromes and Inherited Disorders. 3rd ed. By Gilbert. REF RC 69 .G55 2000

Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary. By W.A. Dorland. Published by W.B. Saunders REF R 121 .D73 2000

Medical Spanish, 3rd. ed. by GL Bongiovanni. REF PC 4120 .M3 B6 2000

Miller-Keane Encyclopedia & Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing &Allied Health. 6th Ed. W.B. Saunders Company, 1997. REF R 121 .M65 1997

Mosby's Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Dictionary. By Walter Glanze, et al. Published by Mosby Yearbook, 2002. REF R 121 .M89 2002

Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 27th ed. Williams & Wilkens, 2000. REF R 121 .S8 2000

Critical Care Nursing

Clinical Reference for Critical Care Nursing. Kiney, etal. REF RT 120 .I5 A18 1998

Critical Care Assessment Handbook. S. Murray & B. White. REF RT 120 .I5 M87 1999

Critical Care Nursing. by Bucher & Melander REF RT 120 .I5 B8 1999

Medical Surgical Nursing

Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing. 9th ed. Lippincott, 2000. RT 41 .T46 2000 2 Vol.

Handbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing.  Published by Springhouse, 1998. REF RT 51 .H352 2002

Pediatric nursing

Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects. 2nd ed. Published by Facts on File REF RB 155.5 .W96 2000

Color Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology. By William L. Weston, et al. Published by Mosby Yearbook. RJ 511 .W46 1991

Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing.  By Mattson & Smith REF RG 951 .N33 2000

Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing. By Deacon and O'Neil REF RJ 253.5 .C67 1999

Handbook of Infant Mental Health. By Charles H. Zeanah, Jr. Published by Guilford Press, 1993. REF RJ 502.2 .H36 2000

Neonatal Intensive Care Handbook, 3rd ed. B. Goetzman and R.P. Wennberg. REF RJ 253.5 .G64 1999

Pediatric and Postpartum Home Health Nursing. By Kathryn A. Melson. Published by Mosby, 1997. REF Rj 245 .M45 1997

Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, 6th ed. By Donna Wong. Mosby, 2001. RJ 245 .W46 2001

Emergency Nursing and first aid


Oxford Textbook of Sports Medicine, 2nd ed. By Mark Harries, et al. Published by Oxford Medical Publications, 1998. RC 1210 .O96 1998


Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder (DSM IVTR). Published by APA, 2000. REF RC 552 .E18 C37 2000.

The Encyclopedia of Obesity and Eating Disorders. By Dana K. Cassell. Published by Facts on Files, 2000. REF RC 552 .E18 C37 2000

Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears and Anxieties. By Ronald M. Doctor, et al. PUblished by Facts on File, 2000. REF RC 535 .D63 2000

Nursing Diagnoses in Psychiatric Nursing: A Pocket Guide for Care Plan Construction, 4th ed. By Mary Townsend. Published by F.A. Davis, 1997.  REF RC 440 .T69 1997


Handbook of Community and Home Health Nursing: Tools for Assessment, Intervention and Education. By Marcia Stanhope. Published by Mosby Yearbook, 2000. REF RT 98 .S782 2000

Handbook of Nursing Diagnosis, 9th ed. by L.J. Carpenito. REF RT 48.6 .C385 2002

Mosby's Home Care and Hospice Drug Handbook. REF RM 301.12 .M37 1999

Nursing Care Plans & Documentation: Nursing Diagnoses and Collabarative Problems, 3rd. ed. By Carpenito. Rt 49 .C38 1999

Nursing Guide to Home Health Procedures. REF RT 120 .H65 J64 1998

Nurse's Manual of Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures. 3rd ed. By Malarkey & McMorrow. REF RB 38.2 .M34 2000

Mosby's Physical Examination Handbook, 2nd ed. By Henry Seidel. Published by Mosby, 1999. REF RC 76 .M64 1999

Transcultural Healthcare. By Purnell & Paulanka. REF RA 418.5 .T73 1998


Law and Nursing, By J.V. McHale. KD 2968 .N8 M38 1998

Medical Ethics. Published by Greenhaven Press. R724 .M29273 2000

Nurse's Legal Handbook. Published by Springhouse. REF RT 86.73 .N855 2000

Nursing Leadership, Management & Research. By A.B. Grant. RT 89 .G727 1999

Nursing and Malpractice: Liability and Risk Management. By C. Sharpe RT 85.6 .S53 1999


Clinical Calculations for Nurses: with Basic Review, 3rd ed.By M.J. Cordon. RS 57 .C67 1994

Math for Meds: Dosages and Solutions. By A. Curren and L. Munday. RS 57 .C87 1995

Medical Dosage Calculations. 7th ed. By Olsen and Giangrasso REF RS 57 .M425 2004

Medication and Mathematics for the Nurse. By J. Rice. RM 300 .R53 1998.


Complete Guide to Prescription & Non-Prescription Drugs.  By H. Winter Griffith. Published by Body Press, 2001. REF RM 301.15 .G75 2001

Drug Facts and Comparisons 2000, 54th ed. Published by Facts and Comparisons REF RM 302 .D794 2004

Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemical, Drugs and Biological. By Susan Budavari, ed. Published by Merck, 1996. REF RS 356 .M524 1996

Nurse's Drug Handbook. By Brabara B. Hodgson, et al. Published bby W.B. Saunders company, 2004. REF RM 125 .H572 2004

Nursing Drug Guide. Published by Lippincott. REF RM 301.12 .K37 2000

Pharmacology for Nursing Care. 4th ed. Published by Saunder. REF RM 301 .L523 2001

Physicians' Desk Reference - PDR, 58th ed.  Published by Medical Economics Co. 2004. REF RS 355 .M43 2004

Physician's Desk Reference for Non-Prescription Drugs. Published y Medical Economics Company, 2003. REF RM 671 .A1 P5 2003

Pocket Companion for Pharmacology: A Nursing Process Approach, 2nd Ed. By Kee & Hayes. Saunders Publishing. RER RM 301.12 .K42 1997


Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals. By Betty Gahart. Published by Mosby Yearbook, 2000. REF RM 170 .G33 2000

Nursing I.V. Drug Handbook. Published by Springhouse. 2001. REF RM 170 .N87 2001

Pocket Guide to IV Drugs. Springhouse, 2000. REF RM 170 .P487 2000


Cardiac Nursing Care Plans. By L. BRadley-Springer. RC 607 .A26 B724 1999

Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference. By K. Pagana et al. Published by Mosby Yearbook, 2001.  Ref RB 38.2 .P337 2001


 HIV/AIDS Nursing Care Plans. By L. Bradley-Springer. RC 607 .A26 B724 1999

Cambridge World History of Human Disease. By Kenneth F. Kiple, ed. Published by Cambridge University Press, 1993. REF R 131 .C233 1993

Encyclopedia of Infectious Disease. By Turkington & Ashby. REF RC 112 .T87 1998

Human Diseases and Conditions, 2 Volumes with 1 Supplement. By Izenberg, N. REF RC .A2 H75 2000

Krugman's Infectious Diseases of Children, 10 th ed. By S. Katz. REF RJ 401 .I5563 1998

Merck Manual, 17th ed. ByRobert Berkow. Published by Merck, 1999, 2 Vol.  REF RC 55 .M4 1999

Mosby's Handbook of Diseases, 2nd ed. REF RC 55 .L36 2000

Professional Guide to Diseases. Published by Springhouse, 1998. REF RT 65 .P69 1998


The CIBA Collection of MEdical Illustrations: A Compilation of Pathological Anatomical Paintings, 7 Vols.  By Frank H. Netter. Published by CIBA Pharmaceutical Productions. REF RB 33 .C56

Gray's Anatomy, 36th ed. By Peter Williams, et al. Published by W.B. Sanders Company, 1986. REF QM 23.2 .G73 1986.



Career Information**

Exploring Healthcare Careers. 2 Vols. By D. Hayes. CAREER REF R 690 .E97 2002

Job Opportunities for Health and Science Majors. CAREER REF R 690 .P46 1997

Occupational Outlook Handbook. Published by U.S. Department of Labor, 2002. CAREER REF HF 5382.5 U5 O15 2002

Resumes for Nursing Careers. Published by VGM Careers. RT 86.7 .R45 1997

** These and other books relating to health careers and nursing education can be found in the career and college information center near the library entrance.

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Last updated March 29, 2005
Updated 11/18/2013 - Content Author tkloppen