Renal (Nephrology)

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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 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

  • Transplantation Reviews

     

Useful Websites

This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Renal (Nephrology) professionals.

Anatomy TV

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.

ASK –UHB 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 Case Reports

www.casereports.bmj.com/

Access full text and submit your own case report. Access via Athens

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

www.clinicalskills.net/

More than 160 clinical skills procedures, all in a user-friendly illustrated format and regularly updated. Access via Athens

Cochrane Renal Group                                                       

www.cochrane-renal.org/                                   

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

www.cochraneclinical answers.com/

Practical evidence for healthcare decision making.

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.

HEFT: Renal

www.heartofengland.nhs.uk/

Trust Intranet A-Z access only

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.

NICE Evidence Search

www.evidence.nhs.uk/

Enter e.g. "renal" in the box and select guidance, for a wide range of national and international guidelines

The Renal Association

www.renal.org/

Provides strong leadership in informing clinical care and research.

TRIP Pro

www.tripdatabase.com/

TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence. Provided by Health Education England.