What is Océano Medicina y Salud?

Océano Medicina y Salud is a web-based resource centre with content specifically designed for medicine, nursing and health matters. It is particularly aimed at medical students, student nurses and paramedic students as well as qualified doctors and nurses.

Because it has such a wide variety of information the database is useful for anyone interested in health, not just professionals. It is a useful learning aid for students as well as a source of information for doctors and nurses in their normal working day.

What can I find in Océano Medicina y Salud?

Over 25,000 articles in Spanish and 53,000 graphics&illustrations on medicine, nursing and health care. Océano Medicina y Salud boasts a broad database with a variety of resources. The combination of these various documents gives us a complete picture of all topics of interest to health students and professionals, from a practical as well as a theoretical point of view. Each article has been checked and indexed by the Océano editorial team to ensure that each search gives you the most relevant results.

  • Articles for doctors. Reference material for the study of medicine concerning the most up to date medical practices and the development of new medical techniques. A selection of encyclopaedias which come from Océano’s own sources, as well as from other specialised publishers.
  • Training manuals. They come from health schools and specialist publishers and are texts for instruction covering and developing curricula in nursing, paramedics and the first years in medicine.
  • Specialized periodicals. A selection of journals and specialized periodicals which provide the latest information on medicine and nursing as well as the newest theories on treatment and care for patients.
  • Nursing protocols. This includes, among other things, all nursing diagnoses approved by NANDA.
  • Information for patients. Articles on health education aimed at those who suffer directly or indirectly from illnesses and need specific treatment.
  • Anatomical atlases. Over 300 diagrams of the whole human body which offer a detailed picture at different levels.
  • Medical dictionaries. The combination of a medical dictionary, a dictionary of psychology, a dictionary of alternative medicine, and a dictionary of medical science cover more than 98,000 entries with definitions of all medical terms.

What kinds of searches can I do on Océano Medicina y Salud?

In order to make Océano Medicina y Salud a useful tool for everybody, both efficient and precise, the editorial team in charge of this have completed an exhaustive analysis and manual highlighting of all the documents.

  • Simple Search
  • Advanced Search
  • Subject Search
  • Health Education
  • Protocols
  • Anatomical Atlases
  • Dictionaries

How can I gain access to Océano Medicina y Salud?

There are two ways to access Océano Medicina y Salud:

1. Through your library or portal on the Internet, this will give you direct access to the product. To do this you will have to identify your network through your public IPs.

2. Through a password which will allow you access directly from this page.

Océano Medicina y Salud is a fee-paying product. It is aimed primarily at users who gain access in public libraries, universities, schools and other institutions.

If you are interested in receiving more information, or you would like to evaluate the product, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected], specifying your name and the country from which you require access.

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