The NHS subscribes to key healthcare databases, full text journals, e-books and more for its staff. To access these you need to have an Athens username and password. You can obtain one by self-registering at: www.evidence.nhs.uk
An Athens Self-Registration leaflet is available from the Education Centre Libraries at Good Hope, Heartlands, Solihull and Queen Elizabeth hospital
eBook titles are listed on the library catalogue www.base-library.nhs.uk. New eBooks are constantly being added, simply log on with your Athens account.
Choose your own eBooks by simply logging on with your Athens account at www.ebookcentral.proquest.com/
(Require Athens Registration)
Staff can access the following Anaesthesia full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool
- Advances in Anesthesia
- Anaesthesia and Analgesia
- Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
- Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine
- Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia
- Best Practice and Research:Clinical Anaesthesiology
- British Journal of Anaesthesia: BJA
- European Journal of Pain
- International Journal of Obstetric Anaesthesia
- Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia
- Journal of Clinical Anesthesia
- Local and Regional Anesthesia
- Paediatric Anaesthesia
- Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
- Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care
This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Anaesthesia professionals.
Access to 3D models of human anatomy. The anatomical models can be rotated and layers of anatomical details stripped away and added as required. Access via Athens
Educational site with training resources for Anaesthetic professionals.
ASK –Discovery Tool
This is a “Google” type tool enabling a “one search” for guidelines, eBooks, eJournals and full text articles. Access via Athens
Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland—Guidelines
BMJ Case Reports
Clinically important common or rare conditions. Browse recent cases by specialty, or locate videos and images. Access via Athens.
Search from a single platform across eBooks, eJournals, procedural videos, drug information and images. Access via Athens.
Produces SRs of interventions in anaesthesia, perioperative medicine, intensive care medicine, emergency medicine, prehospital medicine and resuscitation.
A web based education resource produced by RCA underpinning anaesthetic curriculum and helping trainees in the FRCA exams.
Briefing notes for researchers are available with information on why members of the public should be involved in research.
A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.
MedlinePlus – Anaesthesia
Features extensive patient information on types of anaesthesia, illustrated medical encyclopaedia and latest health news.
NICE– Medicines Information
Largest medicines information portal for health professionals in UK.
Oxford Pain Internet Site
Highlights evidence based information on pain and analgesia.
Royal College of Anaesthetists
Professional body responsible for Anaesthesia throughout UK.
Searches core TRIP content and selected Anaesthetic journals.
Provided by Health Education England.