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 Stroke full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool
Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research
Journal of Clinical Neuroscience
Journal of Rehabilitation
Journal of Experimental Stroke and Translational Medicine
Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America
Rehabilitation Research and Practice
Stroke Research and Treatment
This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Stroke 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
BMJ Case Reports
Clinically important common or rare conditions. Browse recent cases by specialty, or locate videos and images. Access via Athens
Search from a single platform across eBooks, eJournals, procedural videos, drug 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
Full-text access to high-quality evidence such as systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials (RCTs). to inform healthcare decision making.
A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.
A collection of stroke rehabilitation resources.
24/7 portal available to all NHS staff and students to access nationally procured resources.
Includes quality standards, technology appraisals, clinical, public health and social care guidelines
PubMed Clinical Queries
EBM search feature from PubMed.
Access only via HEFT Intranet A-Z
TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence. Provided by Health Education England.