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Welcome – From the Editor
Welcome to the MERLOT Health Sciences Portal, an educational resource for health professionals. You are invited to join MERLOT―it's free―and contribute to this growing community of health professionals, health professional educators, and students by using the learning materials, submitting your own modules and assignments for evaluation, and learning ideas to help you learn as well as teach in a variety of settings.
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This overview and information is for health care professionals and students to understand and value the upcoming technology and medical advances related to genomics. It can be used in the classroom as a Powerpoint Presentation or assigned to students or health care staff for self-study.
10 Common Types of Pain Scales
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Infection Control: MedlinePlus
Every year, lives are lost because of the spread of hospital infections. Read about the preventive steps you can take,...
Nursing calculators that includes examples and formulas which provides a unique way to review nursing math.
ABGs….easy as 1 - 2 -3 - Straight A Nursing
Learn an easy way to interpret ABGs for nursing school and the workplace.
The Art of Giving Report
Mastering the skills of giving a great end of shift report to the next nurse.
6 simple, yet little-known steps to pass the NCLEX exam.
6 simple, yet little-known steps to passing the NCLEX exam the first time and dominating nursing school.
31 Sample Nursing Interview Questions With Answer Guide
Common interview questions
The Smoothie Diet™ 21 Day Weight Loss Program
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Nursing School Made Easy
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NCLEX-RN Study Guide
Study Tips and General Material to know for the NCLEX-RN
Back Pain Relief 4 Life: Ian Hart
Ian Hart’s Back Pain Relief 4 Life is an online program that eliminate your upper and lower back pain. It 100% natural...
The Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool (PEMAT) and User’s Guide | Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
The resource for nurses and other healthcare professionals, the Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool (PEMAT) can...
The Big Picture: Checking your Blood Glucose | ADA
People with diabetes check their blood glucose levels by poking their fingertips and using a blood glucose meter or a...
Evidence-Based Practice Network | Lippincott NursingCenter
How to provide Evidence Based Practice throughout the nursing field.
Pharmacology for Undergraduate Nursing Students with a Basic Pathophysiological Connection
OER for Undergraduate Nursing Students in Pharmacology
Heart Murmur? Listening For Heart Sounds (With Audio)
Depending on your specialty, your cardiac assessment probably consists of listening to an apical pulse over the mitral...
Introdução à emergências em Hemato-Oncologia - jogo dos pares
O presente jogo da memória foi elaborado com vistas a promover a aprendizagem sobre as mais frequentes medicações da área...
EKG | Electrocardiogram
EKG strips made easy!
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Lung Sounds | Free lessons and quizzes
This auscultation reference guide includes over twenty adventitious and normal breath sounds. The guide also includes...
The Opioid Epidemic: The Evolving Role of Nursing
Opioid dependence and associated drug-related overdoses and deaths are serious public health problems in the United...
Memory Notebook of Nursing: Volume 2 3rd edition
Visual images and mnemonics to increase memory and learning. I am a visual learner and this book helped me a lot for...
Does maternal or paternal inheritance of BRCA mutation affect the age of cancer diagnosis?
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vSim for Nursing
Online interactive virtual simulations with integrated curriculum resources provide a full simulation learning...
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