Nursing and Midwifery

Databases for Nursing and Midwifery

This page provides a filtered list of library databases for Nursing and Midwifery professionals.

Scroll down for point of care tools and nursing databases.

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AMH: Australian Medicines Handbook

  • Advice about medicines and interactions. Search by drug name or therapeutic topic.
  • AMH user guide

Australian Injectable Drugs Handbook (AIDH)

  • Information on injectable medicines including antineoplastic and paediatric medicines.


BMJ Best Practice


  • An electronic bookshelf you can use to access the Monash Health Library’s journal collection.
  • BrowZine user guide


ClinicalKey for Nursing (CKN)

Clinicians Health Channel (CHC)

  • Victorian Health Department resources for public hospitals.
  • Register for an account with your Monash Health email address.

Cochrane Library (CENTRAL)

  • Collection of Cochrane databases that contain high-quality, independent evidence including reviews and RCTs.
  • Cochrane Library user guide



  • Conference Proceedings, Journal Articles-Citations/Abstracts/Systematic Reviews, Pharmacy, drug and medical device coverage.
  • Embase user guide


  • Education and Training, Management, Social Work, Mental Health and Critical Care Medicine
  • Emcare user guide


  • An extensive database of peer-reviewed literature provided by the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
  • Medline user guide

MIMS Online

  • Medicine information including product information (PI), pill ID, consumer medicines information (CMI) and drug interactions.
  • MIMS user guide


Nursing Times


Ovid Nursing Full Text

  • Full text and abstracts of nursing-related journals.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health

PsycINFO (APA PsycInfo)

  • Database of peer reviewed literature in the psychological, social, behavioural and health sciences.
  • PsycINFO user guide

PubMed (PubMed MEDLINE)

  • Freely available database from the US National Library of Medicine (NLM).
  • PubMed user guide


Royal Women’s Hospital Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Medicines Guide

  • Evidence-based individual medicine monographs which support prescribing during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Therapeutic Guidelines

TRIP (Turning Research and Practice, Trip Medical Database)

  • A database that aggregates international clinical guidelines and evidence based synopses.

Trissels IV Compatibility

  • Information to assist with accurate IV compatibility decisions at the point of care.


UpToDate (UTD)

  • Evidence-based point of care tool for decision support with continuously updated expert opinion.
  • UpToDate user guide

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