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What is CINAHL?
CINAHL stands for Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature. In addition to nursing, CINAHL is a great database to use for any health related topic, including human biology, exercise science, health administration, public health, and more.
Why use CINAHL?
CINAHL emphasizes nursing and allied health disciplines. There is an overlap of coverage between CINAHL and PubMed. When searching CINAHL, you can limit your search to material NOT in PubMed by utilizing the "Exclude Medline Records" option.
How to access CINAHL
CINAHL Plus Full Text
CINAHL Plus with Full Text provides exceptional coverage of various health-related fields, including nursing, physical therapy, exercise science, biological sciences, and more! Additional materials included are Evidence-Based Care Sheets and Quick Lessons, which provide concise overviews of diseases and conditions and outline the most effective treatment options.