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 Resuscitation full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool
Aging and Disease
American Heart Journal
American Journal of Cardiology, The
Annals of Emergency Medicine
Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Critical Care and Resuscitation
Emergency Medicine Journal
Heart, Lung and Circulation
Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock
Journal of Emergency Medicine
Journal of Advanced Nursing
Lancet Respiratory Medicine, The
Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine
This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Resuscitation professionals.
Advanced Life Support Group
Provides training in life support techniques to public and health 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. 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
Rapid evidence-based answers to real-life clinical questions, using a systematic approach to reviewing the literature.
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 Clinical Answers
Practical evidence for healthcare decision making.
The Cochrane Library
Contains high-quality evidence to inform healthcare decision making.
HEFT EMCAST (Acute Medicine)
CPD approved podcasts.
A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.
National Patient Safety Agency
Co-ordinates incident reporting and initiates preventative measures to ensure patient safety in hospitals and across the health service.
Access via HEFT Intranet A-Z
24/7 portal available to all NHS staff and students to access nationally procured resources.
TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence. Provided by Health Education England.