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This guide highlights library resources related to the Surgical Technology program. Visit each tab to find topic pages and additional content around your particular subject area.
GALILEO resources for surgical technology
Journals @ Ovid Nursing Collection
Full-text access to a select group of highly respected medical and nursing journals.
CINAHL Plus with full text
Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association, CINAHL covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.
Health Source Nursing
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides over 500 scholarly full-text journals focusing on nursing, allied health fields, and many medical disciplines. Patient education sheets from the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide are also included.
Medline (at EbscoHost)
Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.
Proquest Nursing and Allied Health
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source also provides evidence-based nursing information from The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI).
Focuses on multiple perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
Consumer Health Complete
A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, including full text from many health reference books and encyclopedias and thousands of health reports as well as physician-generated videos and hundreds of medical images and diagrams.
Keywords to try
Searching GALILEO is a bit different than searching GOOGLE. It's tricky to find the right words to describe your topic. Persistence is key! If your first search doesn't bring the results you want, try another one with different words. Here are some keywords to try:
**Use quotation marks around phrases (example: "operating room teams")
- anesthetic administration
- antibiotic resistant organisms
- general surgery
- infection control
- medical terminology
- surgical pathology
- pathogenic organisms
Prepare for surgical technologist certification
Surgical Tech Periodicals for ATC
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