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This Guide provides access to nursing, biomedical, clinical trial, evidence based practice, and research instrument databases; drug and pharmaceutical resources; e-books; patient education resources; and professional societies of special interest to NIH Clinical Center and IC nurses. 




Cochrane Library

Mosby's Nursing Skills


TRIP - Turning Research into Practice



Drug and Pharmaceutical Resources

Access Medicine Drug Monographs 


Drug Information Portal


NIH Clinical Center Formulary and Lexicomp Online

IBM Micromedex

UpToDate Drug Interactions



Big Data-Enabled Nursing (2017)

Clinical Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare: Values into Action (2017)

Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment (2018)

Goodman and Gilman's: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 13e (2018)

Harrison’s Manual of Medicine, 19e (2016)

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e (2018)

Key Concepts and Issues in Nursing Ethics (2017)

MD Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology, 3e (2016)

Mentoring in Nursing and Healthcare: Supporting Career and Personal Development (2017)

Music Therapy: Research and Evidence Based Practice (2018)

Nursing Care and ECMO (2017)

Nursing Care of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Patient (2017)

Palliative Care in Pediatric Oncology (2018)

Practical Approach to Using Statistics in Health Research: From Planning to Reporting (2018)

Precision Medicine: A Guide to Genomics in Clinical Practice (2017)

Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 2e (2017)

Strategic Planning for Advanced Nursing Practice (2017)

Additional titles licensed by the NIH Library are available at AccessMedicine and Online Journals, Books and more


Patient Education Resources

HealthReach: Heath Information in Many Languages


IBM Micromedex CareNotes

Multicultural Resources for Health Information

Nursing Research Patient Education Resources (NRPEC)

Research Patient Education Resources (RPEC)

Resources in Multiple Languages from Other Federal Agencies

UpToDate Patient Education


Professional Societies

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

American Nurses Association

Infusion Nurses Society

International Association of Clinical Research Nurses

International Society of Nurses in Genetics

Oncology Nursing Society

Sigma Global Nursing Excellence

Society of Pediatric Nurses

Transcultural Nursing Society


See also Research Instruments