Useful Web Sites

Respiratory Therapy


AARC Clinical Practice Guidelines
Reprinted from RC Journal.

American Association for Respiratory Care
is an organization for RC professionals. The latest news in the field can be found through AARC Times Plus, the online companion to AARC Times, the organization's news magazine.

National Guideline Clearinghouse
is a service of the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Guidelines for all manner of health care professionals are here. Guidelines are developed by relevant professional organizations and sent to the AHRQ.

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
has a respiratory care site, at which links to many resources are kept, including links to online journals. Not all the journals have full text online, so you may have to use Health Reference Center to retrieve articles.

Articles and Reports from Indexes and Databases:

EBSCO Health Source Plus
Another index of nursing journals and magazines.

Infotrac Health Reference Center Academic
An index to nursing, medical, and dental periodicals, and some quick reference works.

Recent articles
from the journal Chest.

ProQuest Nursing Journals
. Indexes 250 Nursing journals, many with full text.

MedlinePlus
A web directory from the National Library of Medicine aimed at providing information to patients and professionals alike.

Pub Med
Online index from the National Library of Medicine. Very limited full text.