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Practical Nursing

After you've chosen a topic to research, you will need to search for information that will introduce you to the topic. Background sources provide you with:

Important dates or events; definitions; keywords; introduction to main issues; list of sources to start research

Reference Sources to Get Started

Health dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks may be a useful starting point for finding information. Many of these resources provide basic information, overviews of disease, or introduce specialized terminology.

Top Electronic Reference Sources: 

Drug Reference Sources

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