Nursing Online Books


Drug therapy, disease management and other clinical decision information is provided from many different sources including many full text nursing and medical books such as Josh’s Diabetes Mellitus; Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, Arthritis & Allied Conditions, 5 Minute Clinical Suite, and others.


Index and links to nursing, medical, and other health related online full text books. Books are organized into categories: Clinical Reference, Nursing, Disease, Drug, Geriatrics, Natural Products, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Guidelines, and Standard Reference. 

The Future of Nursing. Leading Change. Advancing Health

This online report offers recommendations that collectively serve as a blueprint to

  1. ensure that nurses can practice to the full extent of their education and training
  2. improve nursing education,
  3. provide opportunities for nurses to assume leadership positions, and
  4. improve data collection for workforce planning and policy making.

It is produced by the Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine.

Nursing Consult

Drug, disease and other information to help nurses answer clinical questions. Full text nursing books are searched along with other sources such as journals, guidelines, care planning tools, news, etc.


Provides full text access to key medical and nursing medical reference sources and textbooks.

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  • ACP Medicine
  • ACP's PIER: The Physicians' Information and Education Resource
  • AHFS Drug Information®
  • AHFS Drug Information
  • AJCC Cancer Staging Handbook
  • Basic & Clinical Pharmacology
  • Control of Communicable Diseases Manual
  • CPT with RVUs Data File
  • Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Cardiology
  • Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Critical Care
  • Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Emergency Medicine
  • Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Endoscopy
  • Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Orthopedics
  • Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Pediatric
  • Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Surgery
  • Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses
  • Degowin's Diagnosis Examination
  • Delmar's Geriatric Nursing Care Plans
  • Delmar's Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
  • Delmar's Pediatric Nursing Care Plans
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM
  • Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual
  • DrugPoints System
  • Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide
  • Family Medicine: Principles and Practice
  • Family Nursing: Research, Theory and Practice
  • Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology
  • Foundations of Nursing Research. Rose Marie Nieswiadomyed
  • Fundamental & Advanced Nursing Skills. Altman, Kerestzes, and Wcisel
  • Geriatric Medicine: An Evidence Based Approach
  • Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies
  • Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics
  • Guide to Culturally Competent Health Care
  • Handbook of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
  • Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
  • Holland-Frei Cancer Medicine
  • Hurst's The Heart
  • ICD-9-CM Vols 1, 2, & 3
  • Infectious Diseases: The Clinician's Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, & Prevention
  • Internal Medicine, Stein
  • Jablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations
  • Litt's Drug Eruption Reference Manual
  • Medical Microbiology & Immunology
  • Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
  • Neonatology: Management, Procedures, On-Call Problems, Diseases, & Drugs
  • Nurse's Pocket Guide: Diagnoses, Prioritized Interventions, and Rationales
  • Nursing Diagnoses in Psychiatric Nursing. Townsend
  • Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual, Sparks & Taylor's
  • Old's Maternal-Newborn Nursing & Women's Health Across the Lifespan
  • Orthopaedic Exam, Evaluation, & Intervention
  • Oxford Desk Reference: Clinical Genetics
  • Oxford Textbook of Medicine
  • Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine
  • Oxford Textbook of Surgery
  • Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children and their Families. Potts & Mandleco
  • Principles & Practice of Neuropathology
  • Principles & Practice of Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Principles of Critical Care
  • Quick Answers to Medical Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Red Book. Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases
  • Review of General Psychiatry
  • Review of Medical Physiology, Ganong's
  • Review of Natural Product
  • Rudolph's Pediatrics
  • Schwartz's Principles of Surgery
  • Smiths's General Urology
  • Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary
  • Techniques in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques
  • Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation
  • Trauma
  • Williams Obstetrics
  • Women's Health: A Primary Care Clinical Guide. Youngkin & Davis