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Sources for Statistics and Data

National League for Nursing - Nursing Education Statistics and Data

Data about applications, admissions, enrollment, retention, and graduation rates; a comprehensive demographic profile of the current student population documenting ethnic-racial identity, gender, and age.

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The U.S. Nursing Workforce: Trends in Supply and Education - Oct 2013

This report presents data on the supply, distribution, and education/pipeline of the U.S. nursing workforce.

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OECD Health Data

International Health Data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Data & Statistics

Data, statistics, and other tools and resources from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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Research at Health and Human Services Operating Divisions

Tools and data from the Health and Human Services Operating Divisions for scientists, researchers, and the general public.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Research

Research findings, data and statistical tools, reports and publications from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

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North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics

The North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics is responsible for data collection, health-related research, production of reports and maintenance of a comprehensive collection of health statistics.

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Some Practical Resources

Best Practice Guidelines from the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

There are currently 50 published guidelines as well as a toolkit and educator's resource to support implementation.

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Nursing @ Ovid

Ovid Nursing database includes full-text content from current journals through  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, combined with a Nursing subset of MEDLINE.

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UpToDate is an evidence based, peer reviewed, clinical decision support tool. Contains the equivalent of over 77,000 pages of original, peer-reviewed text; allows access answers to clinical questions quickly and easily; written, reviewed and continuously updated by over 5,100 physicians to synthesize all relevant information, including the latest evidence, and provide specific, practical recommendations for diagnosis and treatment; combines broad coverage of adult primary care, subspecialty internal medicine, ob/gyn, general surgery and pediatrics.

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Nursing and Allied Health Collection (Gale OneFile)

Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health includes full-text titles cited in CINAHL to support specialized care, treatment, and patient management. Nursing and Allied Health helps nursing professionals working in the field as well as students studying a nursing-focused curriculum.

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