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Nursing Research Websites

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Consumer Health
Health News Review
"HealthNewsReview.org is a website dedicated to1) improving the accuracy of news stories about medical treatments, tests, products and procedures, and 2) helping consumers evaluate the evidence for and against new ideas in health care."
Informed Health Online
"Informed Health Online is an independent, non-government and non-profit foundation that is intended to support evidence-based decision making in the German health care services."
MedlinePlus MedlinePlus is designed to help consumers find appropriate, authoritative health information produced by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
Disease Related
Arthritis Foundation
P.O. Box 7669
Atlanta , GA 30357-0669
The American Lung Association®
61 Broadway, 6th Floor
NY, NY 10006
National Cancer Institute
NCI Public Inquiries Office
6116 Executive Boulevard
Room 3036A
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322
Economics
The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433 USA
Evidence-based Medicine
Centre for Evidence-based Medicine
The EBM Tools section includes information on formulating a question, finding the best evidence, study designs, and levels of evidence.
An Evidence-Based handbook for Nurses
AHRQ Publication No. 08-0043. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nurseshdbk/
Government Sponsored Agencies Just for Fun
The Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540
Improbable Research
Research that makes people LAUGH and then THINK
Health Related Research in General
Research! America
1101 King Street, Suite 520
Alexandria, VA 22314-2960
Nation’s largest not-for-profit public education and advocacy alliance working to make research to improve health a higher national priority.
Research Matters
Harvard University Office of News and Public Affairs
Holyoke Center 1060 Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Research Matters is the public entry to the latest news about medical treatments, societal research, basic science, technological advances, and earth and space exploration.
Nursing Research
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Office of Communications and Knowledge Transfer
540 Gaither Road, Suite 2000
Rockville, MD 20850
American Nurses Association
8515 Georgia Avenue Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3492
Cleveland Clinic Nursing Division
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Eastern Nursing Research Society
100 N. 20th Street 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Health and Psychosocial Instruments
"Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) is a database that provides access to information on approximately 15,000 measurement instruments (i.e. questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, coding schemes, rating scales, etc.) in the fields of health and psychosocial sciences."
Nursing Center
Nursing Center was created in 1986 as an electronic Bulletin Board Service to help spread clinical information to nurses in rural areas who would otherwise not have access to the latest journals.
Nursing Research
Official Journal of Eastern Nursing Research Society and Western Institute of Nursing
Nursing & Nursing Research
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences
University of Iowa
Sigma Theta Tau International
550 West North Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Sigma Theta Tau International
Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library
550 West North Street Indianapolis, IN 46202
Science Related
IBM Corporation
1 New Orchard Road Armonk
New York 10504-1722
Smithsonian Institute
Smithsonian Information
PO Box 37012 SI Building, Room 153, MRC 010
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012

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Alvernia University
400 Saint Bernardine St.
Reading, PA 19607
610.796.8223
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