Cardiology

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Electronic Resources

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

E-Books Collection

           (Require Athens Registration)

 


(Require Athens Registration)

E-Journals

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

  • Cardiology Clinics

  • Cardiovascular Diabetology

  • Cardiovascular Pathology

  • Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions

  • Heart

  • 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

Useful Websites

This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Cardiology professionals.

Anatomy TV

www.anatomy.tv/

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

http://tinyurl.com/z795c8c

This is a “Google” type tool enabling a “one search” for guidelines, eBooks, eJournals and full text articles. Access via Athens

BMJ Case Reports

www.casereports.bmj.com/

Clinically important common or rare conditions. Browse recent cases by specialty, or locate videos and images. Access via Athens.

Clinical Key

www.clinicalkey.com/

Clinical Key enables searching from a single platform across eBooks, eJournals, procedural videos, drug information, patient information and images. Access via Athens.

Clinical Skills.net

www.clinicalskills.net/

More than 160 clinical skills procedures, all in a user-friendly illustrated format and  regularly   updated. Access via Athens.

Cochrane Clinical Answers

www.cochraneclinical answers.com/

Practical evidence for healthcare decision making.

Cochrane Heart Group

www.heart.cochrane.org/

Reviews of the effect of interventions for treating ischaemic and all other heart diseases and preventing cardiovascular diseases

The Cochrane Library

www.thecochranelibrary.com/

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

www.escardio.org/

Cardiology-related search engines and databases

KnowledgeShare

www.uhblibrary.co.uk/

A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.

NHS Evidence

www.evidence.nhs.uk

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.

NICE GuidelinesCardiovascular

www.nice.org.uk/

Browse the guidance by topic or with the fourteen related cardiovascular conditions.

TRIP Pro

www.tripdatabase.com/

TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence. Provided by Health Education England.