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Calder Library Resource Guide for Nursing Practice

Welcome to Calder Medical Library Resources Guide for Nursing. This guide will provide essential information for your nursing practice.

There is a seperate library guide for students in the University of Miami School of Nursing & Health Sciences on the Richter Library's webpage.

You can navigate this guide by using the links on the Table of Contents box or the Tabs on top of the Calder Medical Library Resource Guide for Nursing.

Presented here is a collection of essential resources for nursing. The collection is not comprehensive. It serves the function of locating nursing information, and supporting nursing practice, education, and research activities.  

For assistance with any of these resources, or to find out about other available research and searching options, come by the library's Reference Desk or call the Reference, Education & Outreach Services department at (305) 243-6648

We always want your feedback! To suggest additions, corrections or changes to the content of the Calder Resource Guide for Nursing page, please send an email to the Reference, Education & Outreach Services department at

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Person-centred approaches to care
Prof. Brendan McCormack
Queen Margaret University, UK
The nurse's contribution to clinical research
and evidence-based practice

Dr. Susan Hamer
NIHR Clinical Research Network, UK
Family-centred care for children with
long-term conditions

Prof. Imelda Coyne
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Nursing support of families and carers
of people with dementia

Prof. June Andrews – University of Stirling, UK
Assessing and managing thermoregulatory
responses to heat loss: a research journey

Dr. Barbara J. Holtzclaw
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

John Reynolds

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