Trauma & Orthopaedics

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 Trauma & Orthopaedics full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool

  • Acta Orthopaedica
  • Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery*
  • Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
  • European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery*
  • Injury
  • International Journal of Trauma and Orthopaedic Nursing**
  • International Orthopaedics
  • Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock
  • Journal of Hand Surgery
  • Journal of Trauma Management and Outcomes
  • Journal of Trauma Nursing
  • Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedics and Trauma
  • Orthopaedic Clinics of North America
  • Orthopaedic Nursing
  • Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine
  • Strategies in Trauma and Limb Reconstruction
  • Trauma**

*Journals with embargoes

**Journals with closed runs

Useful Websites

This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Trauma & Orthopaedics professionals.

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

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.

Cochrane Bone, Joint, Muscle Trauma Group

bjmtg.cochrane.org/

Produces systematic reviews of evidence for prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of fractures, dislocations and soft tissue injuries.

DASH Outcome Measure

www.dash.iwh.on.ca/

Reliable instrument for clinicians to assess any or all joints in the upper extremity. Shorter version called Quick DASH is also available

Foot and Ankle Hyperbook

http://www.foothyperbook.com/

Resource for education in foot and ankle surgery and aimed at UK Orthopaedic Trainees.

KnowledgeShare

www.uhblibrary.co.uk/

A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.

Map of Medicine

www.mapofmedicine.com

MoM is a visual representation of evidence-based, practice-informed pathways. Pathways related to  elective hip and knee surgery, wrist fracture and others are available. Access is via Athens.

MedlinePlus – Bones, Joints and Muscles

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/bonesjointsandmuscles.html

Features extensive information on drugs, illustrated medical encyclopaedia, patient information and latest health news.

National Joint Registry

www-new.njrcentre.org.uk/njrcentre/Default.aspx  

Database of information collected from all hip and knee replacement procedures in England and Wales.

ShoulderDoc

www.shoulderdoc.co.uk/

Includes surgical approaches to the shoulder, original manuals for surgical equipment and latest abstracts of research papers

NHS Evidence

www.evidence.nhs.uk

24/7 website for accessing recent guidelines, Cochrane Systematic Reviews and primary literature from healthcare databases.