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Nursing: In the Library

This guide is an introduction to Nursing Resources available through the Library at Northeast State. It is not comprehensive, but serves as an introduction and gateway.


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Call Numbers

If you want to browse the collection, these are some call numbers where you can find books about Nursing.


  • RT1-120: Nursing
  • RT89-120: Specialties in Nursing


Therapeutics. Pharmacology

  • RM146-146.7: Misuse of therapeutic drugs. Medication errors
  • RM147-180: Administration of drugs and other therapeutic agents
  • RM214-258: Diet therapy.
  • RM259: Vitamin therapy
  • RM260-263: Chemotherapy
  • RM265-267: Antibiotic therapy. Antibiotics
  • RM270-282: Immunotherapy. Serotherapy
  • RM283-298: Endocrinotherapy. Organotherapy
  • RM300-666: Drugs and their actions
  • RM671-671.5: Nonprescription drugs
  • RM695-893: Physical medicine
  • RM930-931: Rehabilitation therapy


Human Anatomy

  • QM1-511: General
  • QM531-549: Regional anatomy
  • QM550-577.8: Human and comparative histology
  • QM601-695: Human embryology



  • QP1-345:  General, including influence of the environment
  • QP351-495: Neurophysiology and neuropsychology



  • QR171:  Microorganisms in the animal body
  • QR180-189.5: Immunology
  • QR355-502:  Virology



  • R: Medicine (General)
  • RA: Public Aspects of Medicine
  • RB: Pathology 
  • RC: Internal Medicine
  • RD: Surgery
  • RE: Ophthalmology
  • RF: Otorhinolaryngology
  • RG: Gynecology and obstetrics
  • RJ: Pediatrics
  • RK: Dentistry
  • RL: Dermatology
  • RM: Therapeutics. Pharmacology
  • RS: Pharmacy and materia medica
  • RT: Nursing
  • RV: Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine
  • RX: Homeopathy
  • RZ: Other systems of medicine

Catalog Search

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Selected Books

This is a sample of books available in the circulating collection.  You may check them out for three weeks at a time.  When you click on the book, it will take you to the catalog, where you can check whether the book is currently available, or when it is due back, as well as where it is located.

These are available on the third floor in the Reference Room.  They are for in-library use only, but you can make copies of pages as needed.

Subject Headings

This is a list of suggested terms to use in a search for Nursing resources in the Library Catalog:


  • Nursing
  • Nursing Assessment
  • Nursing Care
  • Nursing Care Plans
  • Nursing diagnosis
  • Nursing -- Dictionaries
  • Nursing ethics
    • EthicsNursing
  • Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
  • Nursing -- History
    • History of Nursing
  • Nursing -- Mathematics
    • Mathematics -- Nurses' Instruction
    • Pharmaceutical arithmetic
  • Nursing -- Practice -- United States
  • Nursing Process
  • Nursing -- standards
  • Nursing Theory
  • Nurse's Role
  • Nurse-Patient Relations
  • Patient Care Planning
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage -- Nurses' Instruction
  • Evidence-based nursing


  • Diagnosis
  • Medicine
    • Medicine -- Dictionaries
    • Medicine -- Terminology
  • Pharmacology
    • Pharmacology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
  • Therapeutics
    • Therapeutics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

Anatomy & Physiology

  • Human anatomy
    • Human anatomy -- Atlases
  • Human Physiology

Health & Nutrition

  • Health
  • HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health
    • Health Sciences -- Public Health

School and Career

  • Nursing -- Study and teaching
  • Nursing schools -- Admission
    • Nursing Schools -- Admission -- Examinations, questions, etc
    • Nursing schools -- United States -- Entrance examinations -- Study guides
  • Health occupations schools -- Entrance Examinations
  • Nursing -- Vocational guidance
  • Practical nursing -- Examinations -- Study guides
  • Practical nursing -- Examinations, questions, etc