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Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination VCU
Videos of head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for clinicians. The site features over eight hours of video content.

CINAHL Complete VCU
Comprehensive source of full-text journals and books indexed in the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL). Also features evidence-based care sheets, legal cases, drug records, and more.

Embase (via Ovid) VCU
Biomedicine and pharmacology citation database (1974 - present) with an international scope. Recommended for systematic reviews, and for finding drug and medical device information. Updated weekly. Not compatible with Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Citations, abstracts, and select full text for articles from scholarly nursing, allied health, and medical journals.

Nursing Health Assessment Video Series VCU
Presents the basics of nursing health assessment and techniques of interviewing, performing the physical assessment, and collecting data.

PubMed/MEDLINE VCU
The National Library of Medicine's (NLM) foremost biomedical and life sciences database. Includes citations and abstracts from MEDLINE, life sciences journals, and online books.

STTI Registry of Nursing Research
Abstracts and selected full text for thousands of nursing research studies. Sponsored by Sigma Theta Tau International, the International Honor Society of Nursing.

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