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CINAHL (Index for Nursing and Allied Health)

Overview of CINAHL.

Why use it?

  • Comprehensive coverage of English-language publications in nursing and allied health professions.
  • Covers more than just journal articles: includes book chapters, theses, conference proceedings, audiovisual, practice standards etc.
  • Contains many full-text resources.
  • Well-structured controlled thesaurus (70% of which also appear as MeSH in Medline).

Bear in mind ...

  • Coverage: 1983 to present Number of journals indexed: over 500.

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