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 Dermatology full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool
Annals of Dermatology
British Journal of Dermatology
Case Reports in Dermatology
Clinics in Dermatology
Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology
Dermatology Research and Practice
Indian Journal of Dermatology
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Journal of Clinical & Aesthetic Dermatology
Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology
Journal of Skin Cancer
Skin Pharmacology and Physiology
*Embargoed One month
This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Dermatology professionals.
The 3D anatomy resource features anatomical pictures that can be rotated, and layers can be removed in order to expose underlying structures.
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.
The Cochrane Library
Full-text access to high-quality evidence such as systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials (RCTs). to inform healthcare decision making.
Cochrane Skin Group
A network of people internationally committed to producing and updating reviews of trials relating to skin conditions.
Clinical Key: Access via Athens.
Image Atlas: www.pcds.org.uk/
Dermatology Atlas: www.meddean.luc.edu/
Trip Pro: www.tripdatabase.com/
A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.
Medscape Resource Centres
Highlights latest evidence with articles on a variety of topics Requires registration.
24/7 portal available to all NHS staff and students to access nationally procured resources.
TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence. Provided by Health Education England.