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Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Nursing Subject Headings

An effective way to find information is to search by subject headings:

  • Nursing Care Plans
  • Nursing Theory
  • Palliative Treatment

To search using subject terms:

   In the Omni:

  1. Go to the Omni
  2. Type in your term and select Subject Heading from the drop-down menu

    In article databases

  1. Look for a thesaurus in the database or try the "suggest subject headings" feature in CINAHL.
  2. Review the Medical Subject headings (MeSH) vocabulary database in PubMed.