Health & Medicine : Geriatrics

Health & Medicine : Geriatrics

Core Resources

Databases for Articles

Databases for Geriatrics

MEDLINE (Ovid) Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Citations and abstracts to worldwide biomedical literature including research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and healthcare services. MEDLINE references articles from about 4000 journals published in 70 countries. Evidence-based search filters are available to assist in narrowing results to methodologically rigorous articles. To run a cited reference search on an article found in MEDLINE,copy and paste the PMID article Identifier here. [more]

Nursing Home Compare
http://www.medicare.gov/nhcompare/home.asp
Database to compare nursing homes. Also includes links to Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home and Nursing Home Checklist.

PsycINFO with PsycARTICLES Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: psychological abstracts
PsycINFO contains references to articles in more than 1,300 periodicals as well as technical reports, dissertations, and other materials in psychology and related behavioral and social sciences. With the inclusion of PsycARTICLES, over 149,000 full-text articles from more than 70 journals published by the American Psychological Association and participating publishers are provided. [more]

Social Services Abstracts Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Indexes and abstracts current published research on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. [more]

Social Work Abstracts Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Produced by the National Association of Social Workers, Inc., contains more than 35,000 records from social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more. [more]

Sociological Abstracts Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: sociology
Indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Search and display cited references for key journals published since 2001, and all journals since 2004. Each individual cited reference may also link to an abstract and/or to other papers that cite that reference. Formerly known as Sociofile. [more]

Journals

Journals for Geriatrics

Browse Journals on Geriatrics
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Other Resources Online

Other Resources Online for Geriatrics

Medicare Nursing Homes Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
http://www.medicare.gov/Nursing/Overview.asp
A free database of Medicaid and Medicare nursing homes.

Rating America’s Nursing Homes
http://content.gannettonline.com/gns/nursinghomes/index.html
This site contains information about how to access a database of quality ratings of 16,000 nursing homes and resources on the web. The site also contains tips on choosing a nursing home.

Rehabilitation Measures Database
http://www.rehabmeasures.org/
Also Known as: rehabmeasures ; rehabmeasures.org
Identify and locate tests and research instruments to assess rehabilitation patient outcomes. Search by disease, type of test and more to read descriptions of each instrument, with links to a copy of the actual test in most cases. Searches can be limited to tests which are freely available. Created by the Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research and Northwestern University.

eBooks / Books

eBooks / Books for Geriatrics

Brocklehurst’s Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology; Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology


Encyclopedia of Aging Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Encyclopedia of Gerontology Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Clinical Geriatrics
For nearly three decades, the goal of Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics has remained unchanged: to help clinicians do a better job of caring for their older patients. You will find thorough and authoritative coverage of all the important issues in geriatrics, along with concise, practical guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases and disorders most commonly encountered in an elderly patient.

Hazzard’s Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology


Practice of Geriatrics Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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