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NRS 307: Population Health and Wellness: Nursing Research Resources

Resources for Finding Nursing Research

Multidisciplinary - Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Slides from 10/25/23 Sessions

Age Limiters in Library Databases

Some of the databases frequently used by NRS students have special limiters for different age groups; using these limiters is a great way to find articles about your specific population. Limiters can be items you select from a list (default) or text you enter in a search box (noted below). 






Infants & Toddlers

Infant, Newborn: birth-1 month
Infant: 1-23 months
All Infant

Infant Behavior/Care/Mortality^^

Infant, Newborn: birth-1 month
Infant: 1-23 months
All Infant: birth-23 months

Neonatal (birth-1 mo)
Infancy (2-23 mo)

Early Childhood

Child, Preschool: 2-5 years
Child, Preschool^^

Preschool Education

Child, Preschool: 2-5 years

Preschool Age (2-5 yrs)

Middle Childhood

Child: 6-12 years

Elementary Education
Primary Education
Specific grades (Grade 1, Grade 2, etc.)

Child: 6-12 years

School Age (6-12 yrs)


Adolescent: 13-18 years

Junior High Schools
Middle Schools
High Schools
Specific grades (Grade 6, Grade 7, etc.)

Adolescent: 13-18 years

Adolescence (13-17 yrs)

Early Adulthood

Young Adult^^ (19-24 years)

Higher Education

Young Adult: 19-44 yrs

Young Adulthood (18-29 yrs)

Thirties (30-39 yrs)

Middle Adulthood

Middle Aged: 45-64 years

Adult Education

Middle Aged: 45-64 years

Middle Age (40-64 yrs)

Late Adulthood

Aged 65+
Aged, 80 and over


Aged: 65+ years
Aged, 80 and over

Aged (65 yrs & older)
Very Old (85 yrs & older)

End of Life

Hospice Patients^^
Hospice and Palliative Nursing^^


Palliative Care^^
Terminal Care^^

Palliative Care^^

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