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 Urology full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool
British Journal of Urology
International Journal of Urological Nursing
International Journal of Urology
Journal of Urology
Nephrology Nursing Journal
Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology*
Urologic Clinics of North America
*Journals with embargoes
This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Urology 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
Search from a single platform across eBooks, eJournals, procedural videos, drug information and images. Access via Athens
Cochrane Clinical Answers
Practical evidence for healthcare decision making.
Produces systematic reviews of evidence on prostatic and urological cancers.
A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.
Medscape Urology Resource Centres
Highlights latest evidence with articles on various topics such as erectile dysfunction, prostate cancer, renal cell carcinoma and more. Requires registration.
24/7 website for accessing recent guidelines, Cochrane Systematic Reviews and primary literature from healthcare databases.
TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence.Provided by Health Education England.
Provides physicians with the latest medical news and information in Urology taken from current medical journals
Urogenital Guidelines –NICE
A list of all Urology related NICE guidelines.
Funded by European Association of Urology, it features key articles, conference reports, meta-analyses, RCTs, reviews and expert opinions.
Designed for international audience, it features resource sections on urological conditions, disease pathology & prevalence, guidelines, mini-reviews from BJU International and conference reports.
Features videos, lectures, CME events, tutorials. It focuses on laparoscopic techniques and procedures.