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*Guide to Health Sciences, Medical and Nursing Information   Tags: evidence_based_medicine, evidence_based_nursing, evidence_based_practice, health_informatics, influenza, keeping_current, nursing  

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Virtual Browsing

Browse the Libraries' stacks literally, or virtually using the online catalog. These are some of the call numbers for materials in Health Sciences.

  • R - Medicine
  • RA - Public Aspects of Medicine
  • RB - Pathology
  • RC - Internal Medicine
  • RD - Surgery
  • RE - Ophthalmology
  • RF - Otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat)
  • RG - Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • RJ - Pediatrics
  • RK - Dentistry
  • RL - Dermatology
  • RM - Therapeutics and Pharmacology
  • RS - Pharmacy and Materia Medica
  • RT - Nursing
  • RV-RZ - Botanic and alternative medicine


Learn about the Libraries' collections, services, and other resources that can enrich your learning, teaching and research experiences.

Research Steps and Support - a refresher on search strategies, setting up alerts on topics or journal issues

Health Databases [Finding articles] - where to find journal articles on your topic

Print Resources - using the catalog and other tools to find books and e-books

Evidence-based Practice - what it is, and how to find research using it

Cite, Evaluate and Manage... - keeping track of the 'good stuff' you've found

Obtaining Non-UWM Materials - services to get what you need when it's not here

Health on the Web - reliable information from free internet sources


Notable Books

Cover Art
Poverty, community and health: co-operation and the good society / - Vicky Cattell
Call Number: HN400.C6 C36 2012
ISBN: 9780230019973
Publication Date: 2012

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Closing the gap in a generation
ISBN: 0826103138
Closing the gap in a generation: Health Equity through Action on the Social Determinants of Health

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