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Nursing & Allied Health Database provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more. This versatile database is designed to meet the needs of researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions.
These are the main features and content:
Ongoing full-text access to high impact nursing journals and elite medical publications
Ongoing full-text access to high impact nursing publications including Journal of Nursing Scholarship, Journal of Emergency Nursing, and Nursing Standard (since April 2016). Core nursing journal coverage is augmented with elite medical publications such as The New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet and is easily linked to other required content. Compared to other providers, ProQuest has shorter embargoes and more full-text content.
Diverse content aligned with student, instructor, and researcher needs
Supports end user need for diverse content with thousands of full-text dissertations unique to ProQuest covering many areas including nursing, mental health, public health, and topics related to the delivery of patient care.
ProQuest amasses summary journals, conference proceedings, trade journals, books, and more into a single cross-searchable collection. These primary, secondary, and tertiary content sources cover the spectrum of nursing scholarship and give all users from undergraduates and faculty to clinicians and practitioners easy access to relevant content.
Access to evidence-based resources is as important as ever, which is why ProQuest includes thousands of evidence-based articles (systematic reviews and meta-analysis) and clinical trial records, not to mention expert opinions and findings from cohort and experimental studies.
Clinical training videos to learn by doing
Video content is a great support tool for nursing students and instructors before entering a clinical environment. Prepping to administer patient medication or performing a geriatric assessment is a bit easier when healthcare providers have seen it done before. The Nursing and Allied Health Database includes video clips from MedCom covering important topics such as healthcare safety, emergency planning, checking vital signs, and many more. All MedCom video clips on the ProQuest platform are expertly indexed with summary abstracts so they are seen in relevant search results right away.
In order to provide coverage across 576 subjects, the selection policy for Nursing & Allied Health Database is very broad. The first priority of Nursing & Allied Health Database is to provide academic journals in full text for optimal research and teaching utility.
Publications that cover the main subjects within the various disciplines of health and medicine are selected on a regular, ongoing basis. Additional non-periodical content for general interest are also important in Nursing & Allied Health Database and are selected, upon review.
The majority of content is selected in the English language. However, academic journals in other languages are also considered and selected to provide well-rounded coverage of the most studied and popular subjects. Publications from a wide range of countries are desired and included.
Criteria used in selection of materials for inclusion are:
1. Reputation of the journal and/or publisher
2. Coverage of key subject areas
3. Coverage of new or emerging subject areas
4. Academic merit of the publication (impact factors or favorable reviews)
5. Popularity of the title (consumer or general interest periodicals)
6. Availability of full text rights
7. Demand for the title
8. Fills a need for a language or country of publication
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