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 Renal (Nephrology) full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool
Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease
American Journal of Kidney Diseases
American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology
Case Reports in Nephrology
Clinical Kidney Journal
Clinical Nephrology—Case studies
International Journal of Nephrology
Journal of Nephrology
Journal of Nephropathology
Journal of Renal Care
Journal of Renal Nutrition
Kidney Research and Clinical Practice
Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation
Nephrology Nursing Journal
Seminars in Nephrology
This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Renal (Nephrology) professionals.
Access to 3D models of human anatomy. The anatomical models can be rotated and layers of anatomical details stripped away and added as required.
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
Access full text and submit your own case report. 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 Renal Group
They are concerned with the evaluation of care relevant to patients with kidney disease and with the added complications of diabetes and systemic hypertension.
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.
Trust Intranet A-Z access only
A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.
24/7 portal available to all NHS staff and students to access nationally procured resources.
NICE Evidence Search
Enter e.g. "renal" in the box and select guidance, for a wide range of national and international guidelines
The Renal Association
Provides strong leadership in informing clinical care and research.
TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence. Provided by Health Education England.