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Infectious Disease Paper

Check out these databases to find information on your infectious disease such as epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs & symptoms, treatment, and information on how the disease is contracted.

In CINAHL and other databases that contain journal articles, search for articles that discuss how Emergency Medical Services effect the treatment of your disease.  Remember that each keyword should go in it's own search box.  OR statements should be written in one search box.
An example of a search might be (EMS OR "emergency medical services") AND Ebola

Patient with a Challenge Presentation

Try Gale Biography in Context for biography information on your person.  Try to pick a person that has been living with their challenge for a while so that there is information about how they have learned to overcome that challenge.  Suggestion to get your started are Michael J. Fox, Christopher Reeve, Marlee Matlin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Magic Johnson, and Stephen Hawking.

Use DynaMed and Nursing Reference Center to research the challenge that your person is living with.

Try Academic Search Complete and CINAHL to search for articles from journals, newspapers, and magazine that discuss your person and their challenge.  Use keywords such as the person's name and the challenge.  You might also considering using the NOT boolean term to eliminate articles that are written in support of the person's foundation, if they have one.  And example of this would be:

Christopher Reeve AND spinal injury NOT foundation

Culture Presentation

Use these databases and websites to find information on your countries culture such as the country's flag, a map of the country, demographics, recipes, and more.

Use these websites to find information about the healthcare system in your country.

Use this website and research guide to find information on treating patients with culturally competent care.  

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