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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Research Guide: NURS 375 SEWS

NURS 375 SEWS Resources

Populations

Need help finding resources on your assigned population? Select a tab above.

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Incarcerated youth
  • Juvenile offenders
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • juvenile prisoners
  • Correctional health

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Well being
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access
  • Re-entry

Web Resources

From Federal Bureau of Prisons: https://www.bop.gov/inmates/custody_and_care/juveniles.jsp

From Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: https://www.ojjdp.gov/

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—Correctional Health: https://www.cdc.gov/correctionalhealth/resources.html

Additional Resources

Journal article from PubMed Central: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5844288/

Journal article via PubMed Central: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5704936/

Journal article via PubMed Central: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5260153/

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Incarcerated women
  • Women prisoners
  • Women offenders
  • Female offenders
  • Female prisoners
  • Prisoners
  • Correctional health

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Well being
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access
  • Re-entry

Web Resources

Journal Articles via PubMed Central

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Incarcerated men
  • Men prisoners
  • Male offenders
  • Male prisoners
  • Prisoners
  • Correctional health

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Well being
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access
  • Re-entry

Web Resources

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—Correctional Health: https://www.cdc.gov/correctionalhealth/resources.html

Additional Resources

Journal article via PubMed Central: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5929998/

Journal article via PubMed Central: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4861999/

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Disabled
  • Disabled adults
  • Adults disabilities

Or enter a specific disability:

  • Blind
  • Visually impaired
  • Hearing impaired
  • Motor impairment
  • Physically impaired

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Well being
  • Challenges
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access

Web Resources

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Key Findings: https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/features/unrecognizedpopulation.html

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Disability and Health: https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/index.html

From Medline Plus:  Disabilities: https://medlineplus.gov/disabilities.html

From American Association on Health and Disability: Health Disparities Data Resources: https://www.aahd.us/resource-center/disparities-data/

From U. S. Census:  https://www.census.gov/topics/health/disability.html

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium:  https://disabilitycompendium.org/

Journal Article via PubMed Central

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25224980

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Disabled children
  • Children disabilities
  • Disabled child

Or, combine the term child or children with a specific disability

  • Blindness
  • Visual* impair*
  • Hearing impair*
  • Motor disability
  • Physical disability

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Needs
  • Challenges
  • Well being
  • Healthcare access
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities

Web Resources

https://www.aahd.us/resource-center/disparities-data/

https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/features/unrecognizedpopulation.html

Journal articles via PubMed Central

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4144000/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4499501/

 

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Search Terms:

  • Mentally ill
  • Mentally ill persons
  • Mental illness
  • Mental disorders

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Needs
  • Well being
  • Challenges
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access

Web Resources:

From the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/index.htm

From Medline Plus: https://medlineplus.gov/mentaldisorders.html

MentalHealth.Gov: https://www.mentalhealth.gov/

National Institute of Mental Health: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

Journal articles via PubMed Central:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6091649/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4152556/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5788573/

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Migrant workers
  • Transient workers
  • Seasonal farmworker

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Safety
  • Pesticides
  • Well being
  • Challenges
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access

Ebook:

Web Resources

Migration and Health Research Center:  http://mahrc.ucdavis.edu/

Migration Policy Institute:  https://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/immigration-data-matters

Migrant Clinicians Network: https://www.migrantclinician.org/issues/migrant-info/migrant.html

From Kaiser Family Foundation:  https://www.kff.org/uninsured/report/resources-on-immigrants-and-health-care-coverage/

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Immigrants
  • Undocumented immigrants

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Safety
  • Pesticides
  • Well being
  • Challenges
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access

Ebook:

Web Resources

From the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/immigrantrefugeehealth/index.html

From the Kaiser Family Foundation:  https://www.kff.org/uninsured/report/resources-on-immigrants-and-health-care-coverage/

From the Kaiser Family Foundation:  http://files.kff.org/attachment/Fact-Sheet-Key-Facts-about-the-Uninsured-Population

From Migration Policy Institute:  https://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/immigrants-united-states-how-well-are-they-integrating-society

From Center for Immigration Studies:  https://cis.org/Report/Quality-Life-21st-Century

Journal articles via PubMed Central

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5810113/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4258138/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5794227/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4937105/

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Combine the term homeless with terms such as these:

  • Well being
  • Challenges
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access

Web resources:

Overview from National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty: https://www.nlchp.org/documents/Homeless_Stats_Fact_Sheet

Report from U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (2 parts):

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Combine the term veterans with terms such as these:

  • Needs
  • Challenges
  • Work
  • Exposure
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Disparities
  • Quality of life

Web Resources

U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs: https://www.va.gov/

CDC Veterans' Health Activities: https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/veterans/

Report from the Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention: https://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/docs/2016suicidedatareport.pdf

Reports--Military Health System: https://health.mil/Reference-Center/Reports

From MedlinePlus: https://medlineplus.gov/veteransandmilitaryhealth.html

 

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • agricultural workers
  • farmers

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Safety
  • Pesticides
  • Well being
  • Challenges
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities
  • Healthcare access

Web Resources:

Ebook:

Journal articles available via PubMed Central:

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested search terms:

  • Elderly
  • Frail elderly
  • Aged
  • Geriatric
  • Older adults

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Needs
  • Challenges
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities

Ebook

Web Resources

https://data.cms.gov/mapping-medicare-disparities

https://www.cdc.gov/aging/agingdata/index.html

https://agingstats.gov/docs/LatestReport/Older-Americans-2016-Key-Indicators-of-WellBeing.pdf

https://www.asaging.org/blog/social-and-health-disparities-americas-aging-population

https://www.cdc.gov/aging/disparities/index.htm

https://www.nia.nih.gov/about/aging-well-21st-century-strategic-directions-research-aging/goal-f-understand-health

Journal articles via PubMed Central

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5572211/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5391295/

 

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Search Terms

  • Children medical complexity
  • chronic illness children

Or, enter child* and a specific condition

  • birth defects
  • premature birth
  • spina bifida
  • cancer
  • AIDS
  • cerebral palsy
  • down syndrome
  • cystic fibrosis
  • cancer
  • physical disability
  • chronic disease
  • developmental disorder

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Well being
  • Needs
  • Challenges
  • Quality of life
  • Socioeconomic
  • Healthcare
  • Disparities

Websites:

https://www.cdc.gov/childrenindisasters/children-with-special-healthcare-needs.html

Journal articles via PubMed Central:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4490584/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5164919/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4334319/

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Suggested Search Terms

  • Child
  • Infant
  • Newborn
  • Children

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Vulnerability
  • Challenges
  • Well being
  • Safety
  • Socioeconomic
  • Healthcare access
  • Health
  • Disparities

Websites

From HealthPeople: https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/maternal-infant-and-child-health?topicid=26

Fastats from CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/child-health.htm

From CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/features/childrens-preparedness-unit/index.html

Journal articlesvia PubMed Central:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4621792/

Databases (sign in with your LMU username/password; OMIT @lmunet.edu):

Search Terms:

  • Teen pregnancy
  • Teen mothers
  • Adolescent pregnancy
  • Pregnancy adolescence

Combine the terms above with terms such as these:

  • Needs
  • Challenges
  • Well being
  • Work
  • Socioeconomic
  • Health
  • Disparities

Journal articles via PubMed Central:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4367198/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4878642/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5224908/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4886236/

Ebook:

 

Encyclopedia entries:

Credo Reference database (enter teen pregnancy)

Gale Virtual Reference Library database (enter teen pregnancy)

 

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