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 Rheumatology full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool
Arthritis and Rheumatology
Arthritis Care and Research
Best Practice & Research: Clinical Rheumatology
Bone and Joint Research
Case Reports in Rheumatology
Clinical Medicine Insights: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders
European Journal of Rheumatology
International Journal of Rheumatology
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (US)
Journal of Osteoporosis
Lupus: An International Journal
Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism
This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Rheumatology 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
BHPR - Rheumatology Nurse
Supporting members of the multi-disciplinary team in delivering best quality care.
BMJ Case Reports
Access full text and submit your own case report. Access via Athens
British Society for Rheumatology
Holds registers of patients receiving biological treatments, collecting vital data to measure patient safety and drug efficacy.
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.
EBM search feature from PubMed.
Cochrane Clinical Answers
Practical evidence for healthcare decision making.
The Cochrane Library
Contains high-quality evidence to inform healthcare decision making.
A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.
A US web site’ aim is to promote multidisciplinary treatment worldwide.
NICE Evidence Search
24/7 portal available to all NHS staff and students to access nationally procured resources.
Access via HEFT Intranet A-Z
Rheumatology Image Library
An extensive online library that houses a comprehensive, growing collection of images relating to a wide range of rheumatology diseases and conditions.
TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence. Provided by Health Education England.