Q. I need a peer reviewed journal article related to the role of medical personnel in a disaster situation
To locate a peer-reviewed article about medical personnel in a disaster situation, use one of the nursing databases. Follow these steps:
Go to the library's homepage (link is below)
Click on Databases and then use the drop-down menu under subjects to select Nursing & Allied Health.
You can use either the Health Source Nursing Academic Edition database (link below) or the CINAHL database (link below).
Select Advanced search.
Enter the words nurses and disaster. (You may enter medical personnel and disaster if you want to broaden the search.)
Scroll down to Limit your search to check off Peer-reviewed and Full text.
You will see several peer-reviewed articles about your topic displayed in the center column. Click on full-text to read them. If the article is listed as PDF, use the adobe tool bar to print or save the article.