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)
(Require Athens Registration)
Staff can access the following Cardiology full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool
American Heart Journal
Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia
Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases
British Journal of Cardiac Nursing
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Heart Failure Clinics
Heart, Lung and Circulation
JACC: Heart Failure
Journal of Cardiac Surgery
Journal of Cardiovascular Ultrasound
JRSM Cardiovascular Disease
Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases
This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Cardiology professionals.
The 3D anatomy resource features anatomical pictures that can be rotated, and layers can be removed in order to expose underlying structures. Access via Athens.
ASK –UHB Discovery Tool
This is a “Google” type tool enabling a “one search” for guidelines, eBooks, eJournals and full text articles. Access via Athens
BMJ Case Reports
Clinically important common or rare conditions. Browse recent cases by specialty, or locate videos and images. Access via Athens.
Clinical Key enables searching from a single platform across eBooks, eJournals, procedural videos, drug information, patient information and images. Access via Athens.
More than 160 clinical skills procedures, all in a user-friendly illustrated format and regularly updated. Access via Athens.
Cochrane Clinical Answers
Practical evidence for healthcare decision making.
Cochrane Heart Group
Reviews of the effect of interventions for treating ischaemic and all other heart diseases and preventing cardiovascular diseases
The Cochrane Library
Full-text access to high-quality evidence such as systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials (RCTs). to inform healthcare decision making.
European Society of Cardiology
Cardiology-related search engines and databases
A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.
24/7 portal available to all NHS staff and students to access nationally procured resources. Requires HEFT Athens ID to access e-resources procured by HEFT Library Services.
Browse the guidance by topic or with the fourteen related cardiovascular conditions.
TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence. Provided by Health Education England.