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Resources for Nursing Students

Great Websites for Nursing Students


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Mobile Sites & Apps for Nursing Information

Centers for Disease Control Mobile

Find information on disease prevalence in the U.S. and other health data. Free.


DailyMed Mobile from the National Library of Medicine

Search for drug information by name or class. Free.


Medline Plus Mobile from the National Library of Medicine

Provides information on conditions, drugs, and a medical dictionary, plus health news. For all devices. Free.


Diagnosaurus 2.0 from McGraw-Hill

Provides 1000+ differential diagnoses to help you make informed decisions. Diagnosaurus 2.0 is derived from McGraw-Hill's Quick Answers. For Android, iOS, and Windows. Free.

PubMed Mobile from the National Library of Medicine

Search PubMed for articles using the Mobile interface or download the app for iOS or Android devices. Free.


Taber's Medical Dictionary for Mobile

Find definitions and pronunciations of 32,000 medical terms. For iPhone and iPad. Free.
ECG reference app with over 200 examples of ECGs. For iOS and Andriod devices. Not Free.