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CINAHL (Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature) database provides indexing of the top nursing and allied health literature available including nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses Association. Literature covers a wide range of topics including;

  •  nursing,
  • biomedicine,
  • health sciences librarianship,
  • alternative/complementary medicine,
  • consumer health and
  • 17 allied health disciplines.

In addition, the CINAHL Database provides access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals and book chapters. It includes full-text journals, legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, research instruments and clinical trials.

This database allows you to;

  • view the item online 
  • Print and save pages 
  • make notes which are extremely useful when gathering information 
  • create references by using the 'cite' tool

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Joanne Hayes

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