Websites for NURS 310
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality- AHRQ’s Clinical Information - Provides links to other health care resource sites on such topics as: Evidence-based Practice, Outcomes & Effectiveness, Effective Health Care, Technology Assessment, Preventive Services, Clinical Practice Guidelines and Tobacco Use and Dependence
-AHRQ's topic Index for Evidence-based Practice Centers: http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/epcquick.htm
The Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO)- launched the Nursing Best Practice Guidelines (NBPG) Program in November 1999…. The purpose of this multi-year program is to support Ontario Nurses by providing them with Best Practice Guidelines for client care.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Data and Statistics http://www.cdc.gov/node.do/id/0900f3ec8000ec28
National Center for Health Statistics http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/
CDC focus on youth http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/index.htm
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss/
Office of Minority Health http://www.cdc.gov/omhd/default.htm
And lots more...
Health and Human Services- The HHS Data Council Gateway to Data and Statistics… brings together key health and human services data and statistics. … The Gateway covers federal, state and local government sponsored information.
World Health Organization- Includes links to the WHO library web site with on-line access to WHOLIS the WHO library database which includes more than 70,000 bibliographic records and 30,000 links to full text documents. Also provides links to epidemiology and statistical information, international classifications of diseases, geographical information and multimedia resources.
-World Health Organization Research Tools http://www.who.int/research/en/
National Institutes of Health - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services- According to the NIH Mission Statement, “NIH is the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation”. The website includes: clinical studies; health and wellness information; information on obtaining research funding; research resources and library resources; news, events, and educational activities related to NIH and its mission; scientific program, policy, and planning documents; general information about the agency, its history, organizational structure, staff, and facilities.