Emergency Medicine (A & E, Resuscitation)

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)


Staff can access the following Emergency Medicine (A & E, Resuscitation) full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool

  • Academic Emergency Medicine

  • American Journal of Emergency Medicine

  • Annals of Emergency Medicine

  • British Medical Journal (BMJ)

  • BMJ Case Reports

  • Burns & Trauma

  • Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine

  • Clinics in Chest Medicine

  • Critical Care and Resuscitation

  • Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America

  • Emergency Medicine International

  • Journal of the American College of Clinical Wound Specialists

  • Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock

  • Journal of Emergency Medicine

  • Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine

  • Visual Journal of Emergency Medicine


Useful Websites

This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Emergency Medicine (A & E, Resuscitation) professionals.

Anatomy TV


Interactive 3D resource bank of images, video clips and slides. 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

Best Bets                             


Rapid access to the best current evidence on a wide range of clinical topics.

BMJ Case Reports


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

BNF/BNF for Children

https://bnf.nice.org.uk/ https://bnfc.nice.org.uk/

Drugs, interactions and treatment summaries. An APP is available; Access via Athens.

Clinical Key


Provides access to a large collection of reference material, books, journals, images and videos. Access is via Athens.

Clinical Skills


Lists 275 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.

The Cochrane Library


Reliable evidence on the effectiveness of healthcare interventions and treatments.

Emergency Medicine


Trust Intranet A-Z access only

HEFT Emcast


Keep up to date via the podcasts, clinical skills videos bringing you the latest and best topics in Emergency medicine. Download Emapp.



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

NHS Evidence


Free, open access to a range of selected and authoritative health and social care evidence-based information

Royal Marsden Online


The 9th edition of the Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Procedures includes 350+ evidence-based clinical procedures related to every aspect of care



A clinical search engine providing quick and easy access to high quality research evidence. Filter by evidence type, images, date. Provided by Health Education England.