Occupational Therapy

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 Occupational Therapy full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool

  • American Journal of Occupational Therapy

  • Australian Occupational Therapy Journal

  • Arthritis Research and Therapy

  • Canadian Occupational Therapy Journal

  • Disability and Health Journal

  • International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research

  • Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness

  • NZ Journal of Occupational Therapy

Useful Websites

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

Australian Association of OTs

www.otaus.com.au/

Aims to support, promote and represent the profession as a key element of the AH sector.

British Association of & College of OTs

www.cot.co.uk/

The British Association is the professional body representing the community staff across the UK

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.

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.

Evidence-based Practice Research in OT

www.srs-mcmaster.ca/

Research to critically review evidence regarding effectiveness of OT interventions.

Health Professionals Council

www.hpc-uk.org/

A register of health professionals who meet the standards for their training, professional skills, behaviour and health.

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. Access via Athens.

OT JISC Discussion List

www.jiscmail.ac.uk/

Facilitates discussion and generates ideas and information about matters relating to OT.

OT Seeker

www.otseeker.com/

A database of abstracts of SRs & RCTs relevant to OTs. Trials have been critically appraised.

TRIP Pro

www.tripdatabase.com/

A smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence. Provided by HEE