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Code of Ethics for Nurses
American Nurses Association
Provides access to a copy of the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements along with information and resources related to the nursing code of ethics.
Code of Ethics for Nurses
International Council of Nurses
Ethics-related resources for nurses.
Documents with the aim of guiding decisions and criteria in nursing.
In addition clinical practice guidelines can be found in PubMed Medline, CINAHL with Full Text, and other resources. Searches for them can be done by doing one of the following,
- Add the keywords guideline OR guidelines to a search;
- Filter or limit search results to the article or publication type guideline, practice guideline, or practice guidelines.
Culture & Health Care
Resources for health care providers and their patients.
Ethnic NewsWatch is a full-text general reference database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press -- English and Spanish language. The titles in Ethnic NewsWatch represent the diversity of the American population in ways that are generally not seen in the mainstream media.
Information on cultural beliefs, medical issues, and related topics applicable to the health care of immigrants and refugees in Seattle and the US.
Contains multiplelingual, multicultural public health information for individuals with limited English proficiency.
National Center for Cultural Competence
Promoting cultural and linguistic competency in health and mental health care programs and organizations.
Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages (SPIRAL)
Link to Asian-language patient care documents. Languages include Cambodian, Chinese, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Thai, and Vietnamese.
U.S. Government Agencies & Resources
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
The agency's mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care by funding research, reports, practical tools, and other resources.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC's primary channel for online communication, providing health information on a variety of topics.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Government agency for scientific research on medical and health care systems, practices, and products in alternative medicine.
National Institute of Nursing Research
Resources, support, and funding for nursing research and research training.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Medical research agency of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
National Library of Medicine
Houses one of the world's largest history of medicine collections. NLM collects, preserves, and makes available to researchers and the public, print and non-print materials that document public health, history of medicine, and disease in all time periods and cultures.
Health information for women and girls.
State of Hawaii: Agencies & Organizations