Nursing: Books

Call Numbers

Want to browse the shelves? Here are the Library of Congress call numbers for Nursing:

RT1-120                                 Nursing

RT89-120                                     Specialties in nursing


REMINDER!! New medical books (5 years or newer) are on reserve at Main Circulation under New Medical Books

Suggested Search Terms

Suggested search terms:

Care Plans
Case Studies
Home Care
Medical Ethics
Nurses' Aides
Nursing Homes
Pain Management

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