This site is maintained and hosted by Discovery Library, Derriford Hospital
and gives details of selected content available to
Cellular & Anatomical Pathology incl Histopathology and Cytopathology
staff & students on placement across the Plymouth health community.
See also our Pathology, laboratory medicine & medical sciences page
Please note that resources on pathology of specific systems/disorders can be found on the relevant specialty page found at: https://discoverylibrary.org/subjects
e.g. visit Neurology page for Neuropathology
If you have problems or comments/suggestions about resources please
phone 39111 or email email@example.com
New ebook content added 24/04/18
Suvarna, S., Layton, C. and Bancroft, J. (2019) Bancroft’s theory and practice of histological techniques. 8th ed: Elsevier.
Note you will need a local NHS Athens account to access (register here)
New print content added 06/03/2018 (click title to check availability)
Orchard, G. and Nation, B. (2018) Histopathology. 2nd ed. Fundamentals of biomedical science. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Search the NHS healthcare databases:
AMED- topics for allied health professionals
British Nursing Index (BNI)- nursing and care
CINAHL- international nursing & allied health
EMBASE- European biomedicine– good for pharmacology & drug therapy
Health Business Elite- all aspects of health service management & organisation
HMIC- health service management & organisation incl grey literature
MEDLINE- most biomedical topics including cytology & histopathology
PsycINFO- useful for health psychology/recovery
Note- you will need an NHS Athens login.
Databases contain bibliographic records i.e. references. Whilst you won’t have fulltext access to all the articles, for some journals there will be a link to online access or details of library print holding. If we don’t hold your required article you can consider making an article request via the library.
See our main library website for details of our information skills training programme and literature searching support services.
Evidence Based Practice and CPD
A range of evidence-based resources are available:
- NICE Evidence– access to authoritative clinical & non-clinical evidence/best practice and guidance
- TRIP Database– clinical search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice.
If we don’t hold your required article you can consider making an article request via the library.
Direct links to key speciality ejournals are also listed below.
You should always select to login with OpenAthens first
Check our print and electronic book holdings at http://www.swims.nhs.uk/
This is a regional NHS catalogue so select ‘just in these libraries’ or click here to limit your search to books held in Plymouth.
You can also renew your books here.
Selected specialty content from 2008 onwards – click title & login with NHS Athens