Colorectal Surgery

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

  • 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)

E-Journals

Staff can access the following Colorectal Surgery full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool

  • American Journal of Surgery
  • Annals of Surgery
  • BMC Surgery
  • British Journal of Surgery
  • Canadian Journal of Surgery
  • Clinical Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Disease
  • Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
  • Journal of Minimal Access Surgery
  • Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery for obesity and related diseases
  • Surgical Clinics of North America

 

Useful Websites

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

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

ASCRS

www.fascrs.org/

ACRS site provides access to a list of position statement, practice parameters, grants and patient leaflets on various disease conditions related to colon and rectum.

Atlas of Gastrointestinal video endoscopy

http://www.gastrointestinalatlas.com/english/english.html

Quality video clips of gastro-intestinal pathology detected via endoscopy.  

ACGBI

www.acpgbi.org.uk      

Highlights guidelines, trials, research and audit work being undertaken by the association.

Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group

http://cccg.cochrane.org/  

Evidence on topics such as colorectal and anal cancer, diverticulitis, peritonitis, abdominal hernias and appendiceal diseases.

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.

Cochrane Clinical Answers

www.cochraneclinical answers.com/

Practical evidence for healthcare decision making.

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.

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.

National Bowel Cancer Audit 2017

www.digital.nhs.uk/

Short reports to investigate several areas of particular interest in more depth

SurgWiki

http://www.surgwiki.com

Focuses on general and speciality surgery. Based on the bestselling Textbook of Surgery, each topic ihas been written by an expert in the field.

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.