Vascular Surgery

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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

  • 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)

E-Journals

Staff can access the following Vascular Surgery full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool

  • Annals of Vascular Surgery
  • Blood
  • Circulation
  • European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Journal of Vascular Nursing
  • Journal of Vascular Research
  • Journal of Vascular Surgery
  • Seminars in Vascular Surgery
  • Thrombosis Research
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Vascular Pharmacology

 

Useful Websites

This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Vascular Surgery 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

BMJ resources on Vascular Surgery

www.bmj.com/specialties/vascular-surgery   

Collected resources on vascular surgery from the online British Medical Journal. Links to relevant books and journals from the BMJ Publishing Group and access to the full-text of recent articles requires an Athens password.

Clinical Key

www.clinicalkey.com/

Clinical Key enables searching from a single platform across eBooks, eJournals, procedural videos, drug information, patient information and images

Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Disease Group

http://pvd.cochrane.org/our-reviews

Produces systematic reviews of evidence that evaluate all surgical and medical interventions for the prevention or treatment of arterial and venous diseases

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  varicose veins, abdominal aortic aneurysm, VTE and others are available. Access to the Map is via Athens.  

MedlinePlus – Vascular Diseases

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

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

NHS Evidence

www.evidence.nhs.uk

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

QThrombosis

http://www.qthrombosis.org/index.php   

A new clinical risk prediction algorithm to estimate individual patients' risk of VTE.

TRIP

www.tripdatabase.com 

Searches core TRIP content and selected Vascular journals.

Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland

https://www.vascularsociety.org.uk/

Represents professional interests of vascular surgeons and others involved in vascular  practice. Site provides news updates, publications, audit and research undertaken.

Vascular Web

www.vascularweb.org/

Contains information about the Society of Vascular Surgery, its policies and position statements, resources for members, students and trainees.