Midwifery

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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)

E-Journals

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

Useful Websites

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

Anatomy TV

http://www.anatomy.tv/

Access to 3D models of human anatomy. The anatomical models can be rotated and layers of anatomical details stripped away and added as required. Access via Athens

ASK –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 Best Practice

https://bestpractice.bmj.com/

Point of care, clinical decision making tool. 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.

Child and Maternal Health Observatory

www.chimat.org.uk/

To improve decision-making for quality, cost effective services.

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 Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

http://pregnancy.cochrane.org/                                   

Produces systematic reviews of evidence involving the mother or baby.

Dynamed

https://connect.ebsco.com/

Provides current, evidence-based information to support decision making

Intrapartum Cardiotocograph (CTG) Tutor

www.perinatal.nhs.uk/ctg/index_ctg.htm

This is a computer assisted learning package designed for obstetricians, midwives and students and teaches the interpretation of the intrapartum CTG.

Joanna Briggs Institute for Evidence based Nursing and Midwifery

http://joannabriggs.org

Site includes best practice information on nursing and midwifery.

KnowledgeShare

www.uhblibrary.co.uk

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

Maternal Health Statistics

www.childinfo.org/

Statistics provided by UNICEF covering maternal mortality, delivery care and antenatal care.

Multi-dimensional Human Embryo

http://embryo.soad.umich.edu/

A project by the UN National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to produce 3D images of the human embryo.

NHS Evidence

www.evidence.nhs.uk/

24/7 portal available to all NHS staff and students to access nationally procured resources.

Nursing and Midwifery Council

www.nmc-uk.org/

Ensuring nurses and midwives consistently deliver high quality healthcare.