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SoHP: Allied Health Resources

Use to find resources for Allied Health topics.

Why Use Reference Books?

Using the right reference materials helps you to:

  • Better frame your research question
  • Identify key trends
  • Identify key individuals in developing major concepts of the field
  • Identify key scholars who write in the discipline
  • Use authoritative sources

Find Reference Works

  Use these reference databases to search for topics, people, laws, theories, and more. Start with these best bets!

Credo Reference
Oxford Reference 
Gale Virtual Reference Library 
Sage Knowledge 

Use subject-related handbooks and encyclopedias to find background information on your research topics. They are an excellent place to get a feel for the research trends within the discipline.  Explore some of the topics below:

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Use versatile search tools to explore our database of hospital information.  Create a list or a map of hospitals that match your interests.  View free hospital profiles that include key characteristics, services provided, utilization statistics, accreditation status, financial information, and more.  No registration is required. 

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View key statistics summarized by hospital, state, and nation.  Statistics include bed size, discharges, patient days, and gross patient revenue. 

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