Library services & resources for Anaesthetics

New search tools added 20/01/2022- library.mailbox@nhs.net if you need assistance.

How to literature search for ARTICLES ON A SUBJECT (Databases)

How to search for EVIDENCE and BEST PRACTICE on a topic (Evidence Summaries)

How to find FULLTEXT OF A SPECIFIC ARTICLE

How to find PRINT + ELECTRONIC BOOKS (SWIMS Catalogue)


This site is maintained and hosted by Discovery Library, Derriford Hospital
and gives details of selected content available in
Anaesthetics
for staff/students on placement
across the Plymouth, SWASFT & SCAS health community.

Click here to visit our main library website.
If you have problems or comments/suggestions about resources please
email library.mailbox@nhs.net.


New content

New ebook content added 19/08/21
Applied Anatomy for the FRCA
CRQs for the Final FRCA
Surgical and Anaesthetic Instruments for OSCEs : A Practical Study Guide
Note
 you will need a local NHS Athens account to access (register here)


How to literature search for ARTICLES ON A SUBJECT (Databases)

If you need an search assistance or training on the use of resources please 
contact Discovery Library.


AMED (via Ovid)– allied and complementary medicine including palliative care
BNI (via Proquest)– nursing, midwifery and community healthcare
CINAHL (via Ebsco)– nursing and allied health
Embase (via Ovid) – biomedical and pharmaceutical literature
Emcare (via Ovid) – nursing and allied health
HMIC (via Ovid) – healthcare management
Medline (via Ovid or via EBSCO)- biomedical, life sciences, allied health and pre-clinical sciences literature
PsycINFO (via Proquest) – psychological, social, behavioral sciences.
Social Policy and Practice (via Ovid)- health and social care

To access the NHS subscribed databases you will need an NHS Athens account.

UNTIL MARCH 2022

You can still use the previous NHS HDAS search interface
Please see the HDAS closure information for details of the transition to new systems and how to export saved searches from HDAS.
You may also wish to see the following videos around moving HDAS alerts to Ovid and EBSCO and ProQuest interfaces (with thanks to Tom Roper).


  • Search Cochrane Library
    Collection of databases incl:

    -Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    -Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL)

    Cochrane Clinical Answers

    that can be searched simultaneously and contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making


  • Search NHS Library and Knowledge Hub
    Whilst it is advisable to search the databases above for more detailed and systematic searches, the NHS Knowledge and Library Hub can be used for more simple searches to find a couple of papers on a simple topic.

    To access content on the Library and Knowledge Hub databases you will need an NHS Athens account.

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How to search for EVIDENCE and BEST PRACTICE on a topic

A range of evidence-based and other resources available to help inform patient care or support your study including:

BMJ Best Practice-
Evidence-based research, guidelines and expert opinion offering step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention.

On 1st access you’ll be asked to create personal account to download free App**
***Note you will need a local NHS Athens account (register here).


ClinicalKey
Clinical insight search tool which also gives access to over 1100 electronic books and 500 journals and other fulltext resources
Note you will need a local NHS Athens account (register here)


Clinical Knowledge Summaries (provided by NICE)-
Summaries of the current evidence base & practical guidance on best practice for >300 primary care presentations and regular updates to all topics


Trip database-
clinical search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice.


UpToDate
‘an evidence-based clinical decision support resource authored by physicians to help healthcare practitioners make the best decisions at the point of care’. 

Note you will need a UHP Athens account (UHP staff/students register here). 
(purchased outside library funds and available to University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust only).

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How to find FULLTEXT OF A SPECIFIC ARTICLE

To access articles you will need a NHS Athens account.

TO SEARCH FOR AVAILABILITY OF ARTICLES USE THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS:


  • The DIGITAL OBJECT IDENTIFIER (DOI) or PUBMED ID (PMID) via LibKey



  • BROWSER EXTENSION to check all scholarly pages for local access via Nomad


Enter Plymouth (includes UHP, Livewell and GP options), South Western Ambulance or South Central Ambulance as organisation when asked.

Please note: On University Hospitals Plymouth and Livewell SW networked machines IT have already made Nomad automatically available via Microsoft Edge.
You will need to manually download to any other browsers you use on NHS Personal Device

Selected Anaesthetics journals below

If we don’t hold your required article you can consider making an article request via the library.

JournalCoverageNotes
A and A Practice2018 – 
Acta anaesthesiologica scandinavica1997 – 
Advances in Anesthesia2008 – 
Anaesthesia1997 – 
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine2007 – 
Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine2015 – 
Anesthesia and Analgesia1957 – 
Anesthesiology1995 – 
Anesthesiology Clinics2007 – 
Best Practice & Research: Clinical Anaesthesiology2007 – 
BJA Education2015 – 
BMJ1840- 
BMJ Case Reports2008-You can also submit cases for consideration for publication in BMJ Case Reports, without having to individually pay the fellowship fee (Please email to obtain our fellowship number)
Please see the guidelines for writing & publishing an interesting case report , instructions for authors and instructions as to how to submit a BMJ Case Report
Clinical Journal of Pain1996 – 
Current Anaesthesia & Critical Care2007 – 
European Journal of Anaesthesiology2004 – 
European journal of pain1997 – 
International Journal of Obstetric Anaesthesia2007 – 
Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia2007 – 
Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia2007 – 
Journal of Anesthesia History2015- 
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management2007 – 
Lancet (1)1992- 2 months ago 
Lancet (2)2007- 
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)1990- 
Pain2000 – 
Pain Reports2016 – 
Pediatric anesthesia1997 – 
Resuscitation 2007- 
Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management2007 – 
Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care2007 – 

 

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How to find PRINT + ELECTRONIC BOOKS

SWIMS Library Catalogue

This is a regional NHS catalogue, so in location select
‘Plymouth, Derriford Hospital, PLY’
to limit your search to print books held at Discovery Library, Derriford.
The shelfmark will correspond with shelf in library collection.

If you are unable to visit the library in person please email library.mailbox@nhs.net to request postal delivery of required book(s)

Ebooks select your location based on your organisation :

Plymouth, Derriford Hospital, PLY (for UHP, Livewell and GP staff)
-South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust SWASFT
South Central Ambulance Service SCAS
You will need an NHS Athens login to to access ebooks.

You can also log in and renew your books here (if you have not already made a pin number for your library account follow the instructions on screen).

If we don’t have the book you require you can consider making a book request
(Service for registered borrowers, undertaking NHS work. Registration forms are available here).

Selected anaesthetics and pain ebooks- click title to login with Athens account.
If asked you should always select to login with OpenAthens

TitleYearEditionFirst Author
AAGBI core topics in anaesthesia20152015Harrop-Griffiths
ABC of Pain 2012 Colvin
Acute pain management : a practical guide.20154thMacintyre
Advanced paediatric life support : a practical approach to emergencies20166thALSG
Airway Management2014 Khan
Anaesthesia, intensive care and perioperative medicine A-Z: an encyclopaedia of principles & practice20196thYentis
Anaesthesia at a glance2013 Stone
Anesthesia and uncommon diseases20126thFleischer
Anesthesia Equipment20213rdEhrenwerth
Anesthesia Secrets20216thKeech
Applied Anatomy for the FRCA 2020Krishnachetty
Artificial Ventilation : A Basic Clinical Guide
20202ndBaker
Atlas of common pain syndromes20123rdWaldman
Atlas of interventional pain management20215thWaldman
Atlas of pain injection techniques20142ndO’Connor
Atlas of pain management injection techniques20144thWaldman
Atlas of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia20193rdGray
Atlas of uncommon pain syndromes20143rdWaldman
Basics of anesthesia20187thPardo
Benumof and Hagberg’s Airway Management is now Hagberg and Benumof’s airway management   
Brown’s Atlas of Regional Anesthesia
20216thFarag
Chestnut’s Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice20206thChestnut
Clinical cases in anesthesia20144thReed
Complications in Anesthesia20183rdFleisher
Complications in Neuroanesthesia2016 Prabhakar
Coté and Lerman’s a practice of anesthesia for infants and children20135thCoté
Cottrell and Young’s Neuroanesthesia20176thCottrell
Crisis management in anesthesiology20152ndGaba
CRQs for the Final FRCA2021Whymark
The Difficult Airway : A Practical Guide2013 Hagberg
Drugs in anaesthesia and intensive care.20165thScarth
Duke’s anesthesia secrets20165thDuke
Emergencies in Anaesthesia
20203rdMartin
Essence of anesthesia practice20184thFleischer
Essentials of equipment in anaesthesia, critical care, and peri-operative medicine20195thAl-Shaikh
Essentials of Neuroanesthesia2017 Prabhakar
Essentials of pain medicine20184thBenzon
Evidence-based practice of anesthesiology20133rdFleischer
Graphic anaesthesia : essential diagrams, equations and tables for anaesthesia.2015 Hooper
Hagberg and Benumof’s airway management20184thHagberg
Handbook for Stoelting’s anesthesia and co-existing disease20134thHines
Handbook of Local Anesthesia20207thMalamed
Kaplan’s cardiac anesthesia : for cardiac and noncardiac surgery20177thKaplan
Kaplan’s essentials of cardiac anesthesia for cardiac surgery20182ndKaplan
Kaplan’s Essentials of Cardiac Anesthesia for Noncardiac Surgery2019 Kaplan
Lecture notes: clinical anaesthesia20175thGwinnutt
The MGH textbook of anesthetic equipment2011 Sandberg
Miller’s anesthesia20209thGropper
Non-Operating Room Anesthesia2015 Weiss
Nunn’s applied respiratory physiology20107thLumb
Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia
(Download for up to 3 months at a time)
20164thAllman
Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for the Elderly Patient2014 Dodds
Pain management20112ndWaldman
Perioperative medicine for the junior clinician. 2015 Symons
Perioperative transesophageal echocardiography: a companion to Kaplan’s cardiac anesthesia2014 Reich
Pharmacology and physiology for anesthesia: foundations and clinical application.20192ndHemmings
Practical Approach to Cardiac Anesthesia20135thHensley
Practical management of pain20145thBenzon
Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children20196thCote
Pre-hospital anesthesia handbook20162ndLowes
Preparing to pass the FRCA2016 Whymark
Primary FRCA in a box20192ndArmstrong
The primary FRCA structured oral examination : study guide 1.20162ndWijayasiri
The primary FRCA structured oral examination : study guide 2.20162ndMcCombe
The primary FRCA structured oral examination : study guide 2.20162ndMcCombe
SBAs for the Final FRCA2019 Whymark
Smith’s anesthesia for infants and children20179thDavis
Stoelting’s anesthesia and co-existing disease20187thHines
Stoelting’s handbook of pharmacology and physiology in anesthetic practice.20153rdStoelting
Surgical and Anaesthetic Instruments for OSCEs : A Practical Study Guide 2020Yan
TEE pocket manual2011 Groban
Wall and Melzack’s textbook of pain20136thMcMahon
Ward’s anaesthetic equipment20126thDavey

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