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ClinicalKey Books

Use the same format as print book for the eBooks in ClinicalKey.

 

The books in ClinicalKey for Nursing are either authored or edited.

If there is no mention of editors, then treat the book as an authored book

 

To decide if a book is authored or edited look at the “front matter” page.

If editors are mentioned here, treat the book as an edited book.

 If the book has editors than refer to examples for  Book - Chapter in an edited book instead.

 

Each type of book will have a different referencing format:

Eg. Potter & Perry’s Fundamentals of Nursing, 6E. Australian adaptation edited by … (is an edited book)

 

Eg. Tabbner’s Nursing Care, 8E, , Gabrielle Koutoukidis and Kate Stainton (is an authored book)

 

 

Direct quoting in ClinicalKey

Books accessed through ClinicalKey are provided in a webpage format, therefore page numbers are not available when quoting. When quoting from books in ClinicalKey, provide the chapter and section for authored books and just the section for edited books for the in-text citation.

 

In text

Direct quote Authored Book: (Author, Year, title of chapter, name of section).

(Balzer Riley, 2024, “Being specific” chapter, “Never assume, clarify!” section)

 

Direct quote Edited Book: (Author, Year, name of section).

(Stein-Parbury, 2021, “Forms of communication” section)

 

Reference List

Author, A. A. (Copyright year). Title of book (Xth ed.). Publisher. 

Balzer Riley, J. (2024). Communication in nursing (10th ed.). Elsevier.

 

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of chapter (B. B. New Author, Adapt.). In C. C. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (xth ed., pp. xxx–xxx). Publisher.

Stein-Parbury, J. (2021). Placing communication at the heart of person-centred care. In J. Crisp, C. Douglas, G. Rebeiro, D. Waters, P. Potter, A. Perry, P. Stockert, & A. Hall (Eds.), Potter & Perry’s Fundamentals of Nursing (6th Australia and New Zealand ed., pp. 275-299). Elsevier Australia.

 

Drug Monographs

Drug information in Clinical Key is the same format as per MIMS online.

 

In-text citation

(Product name, Year).

(Abacavir, 2024).

 

Reference List

Product name. (Year). In Monograph name. Retrieved Month Day, Year, from https://xxxxx

Abacavir. (2024). In Australian Medicine Handbook. Retrieved May 14, 2024, from https://www-clinicalkey-com-  au.tafeqld.idm.oclc.org/nursing/#!/content/drug_monograph/6-s2.0-au_abacavir

 

The year is the copyright date directly under the product name at the top of the page.

The date retrieved needs to be included when information is regularly updated.

Clinical Skills

In-text citation

(Title, Year).

(Abdominal binder- CE/NCPD, 2024).

 

Reference list

Title [Clinical skills]. (Year). In Database name. Retrieved Month Day, Year, from http://xxxxx

Abdominal binder- CE/NCPD [Clinical skills]. (2024). In ClinicalKey for nursing. Retrieved May 14, 2024, from https://www-clinicalkey.com.au.tafeqld.idm.oclc.org/nursing/#!/content/nursing_skills/63-s2.0-GN_39_2A

 

The year is the copyright date directly under the title name at the top of the page.

The date retrieved needs to be included when information is regularly updated.

Clinical Overview

In-text citation

(Title, Year).

(Acute iron toxicity, 2023).

 

Reference List

Title [Clinical overview]. (Year). In Database name. Retrieved Month Day, Year, from http://xxxxx

Acute iron toxicity [Clinical Overview]. (2023). In ClinicalKey for nursing. Retrieved May 14, 2024, from https://www-clinicalkey-com-au.tafeqld.idm.oclc.org/nursing/#!/content/clinical_overview/67-s2.0-e3a1097c-07e8-4139-b3de-096cfaf03a29

 

The year is the copyright date directly under the title name at the top of the page.

The date retrieved needs to be included when information is regularly updated.

 

Clinical Update

In-text citation 

(Author, Year).

(Hussey, 2019).

 

Reference List

Author, A. A. (Year). Title [Clinical update]. In Database name. Retrieved Month Day, Year, from http://xxxxx

Hussey, L. (2019). Medication safety and reconciliation [Clinical update]. In ClinicalKey for nursingRetrieved May 14, 2024, from https://www-clinicalkey-com-au.tafeqld.idm.oclc.org/nursing/#!/content/clinical_update/54-s2.0-185418

 

The year is the copyright date directly under the title name at the top of the page.

The date retrieved needs to be included when information is regularly updated.

Patient Education

In-text citation

(Title, Year).

(Sleep apnea, 2024).

 

Reference List

Title [Patient Education]. (Year). In Database name. Retrieved Month Day, Year, from http://xxxxx

Sleep apnea [Patient Education]. (2024). In ClinicalKey for nursing. Retrieved May 14, 2024, from https://www-clinicalkey-com-au.tafeqld.idm.oclc.org/nursing/#!/content/patient_handout/5-s2.0-pe_f5af973e-cb05-4397-809c-e3353177901b 

 

 The year is the copyright date directly under the title name at the top of the page.

The date retrieved needs to be included when information is regularly updated.

 

Journals

Journal articles will have volume and issue numbers. The Journals in ClinicalKey are available via other sources so refer to examples for Journals from an academic database.  The DOI can be found within an article's PDF. If there is no DOI for an article leave this section out.  

In-text citation 

(Author, Year)

(Rostad, et al., 2018)

Reference List

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of article. Title of Journalvolume(issue), Pages. https://doi 

 

Rostad, H., Utne, I., Grov, E., Smastuen, M., Puts, M., & Halvorsrud, L. (2018). The impact of a pain assessment intervention on pain score and analgesic use in older nursing home residents with severe dementia: A cluster randomised controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 84, 52-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.04.017

 

 Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. (2008). Post cesarean surgical site infections. AJIC: American Journal of Infection Control, 35(5), E99-E100.

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