Library services & resources for Paediatrics, Child Health and Neonatology

Databases    Evidence-based Practice/CPD

Journals    Books    

This site is maintained and hosted by Discovery Library, Derriford Hospital
and gives details of selected content available in
Paediatrics, Child Health and Neonatology
for staff/students on placement
across the Plymouth, SWASFT & SCAS health community.
Click here to visit our main library website.

You may also wish to visit our Maternity, Gynaecology & Reproductive Health site.

If you have problems or comments/suggestions about resources please
phone 39111 or email marking FAO Laura.


NHS England COVID-19 Specialty guides
Children and Young People


NICE COVID-19 Rapid guidelines
Children and young people who are immunocompromised


Resuscitation Council UK
Statements on COVID-19, CPR and Resuscitation: Paediatrics


Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
COVID-19 guidance


British Association of Perinatal Medicine
COVID-19 resources


British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
COVID-19 Information for Paediatric Surgeons


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New ebook content added 09/03/21
Park’s The Pediatric Cardiology Handbook
 you will need a local NHS Athens account to access (register here)


New ejournal content added 15/02/2021
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition 1996-
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2012-
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 1996-
Note you will need a local NHS Athens account to access (register here)


New ebook content added 09/02/21
Pediatric Allergy: Principles and Practice
Pediatric Liver Transplantation

Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics

Note you will need a local NHS Athens account to access (register here)


New ebook content added 20/01/21
Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics 
 you will need a local NHS Athens account to access (register here)








Search the NHS healthcare databases:

AMED- topics for allied health professionals
British Nursing Index (BNI)- incl topics for nurses and care staff
international nursing & allied health incl nurses and care staff
EMBASE- European biomedicine- good for pharmacology & drug therapy
EMCARE international nursing & allied health
HMIC- health service management & organisation incl grey literature
MEDLINE- most medical/surgical topics incl paediatrics/neonatology
health psychology/child and adolescent psychiatry and counselling

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 to help inform patient care including:

    • BMJ Best Practice (don’t use Internet Explorer, choose alternative browser)
      Evidence-based research, guidelines and expert opinion offering step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention.
      Note you will need a local NHS Athens account (register here).
      When prompted, set up a personal account to download free App
    • ClinicalKey  – clinical insight search tool which also gives access to over 1100 electronic books and 500 journals and multimedia resources
      Note you will need a local NHS Athens account (register here)
    • Cochrane Library collection of databases (details here) containing different types of high-quality, independent evidence such as Systematic Reviews, RCTs and Health Technology Assessments.
    • TRIP Database clinical search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice.
    • UpToDate– ‘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 University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust Athens account (register here).





Full A-Z list of all journals– you will need an NHS Athens account- click here to register.

Selected Paediatrics, Child Health and Neonatology journals below

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


Journal Coverage Notes
Academic Pediatrics 2009-
Acta paediatrica 1997-
Adolescent Health, Medicine and Therapeutics 2010-
Advances in Pediatrics 2007-
Annals of Pediatric Cardiology 2008-
Archives of Disease in Childhood 1926-
Archives of Disease in Childhood Education and Practice see Education and Practice
Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal see Fetal and Neonatal
Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases 2013-
BMC Pediatrics 2001-
BMJ 1840-
BMJ Case Reports 2008- 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
British Journal of Child Health 2006-
Case Reports in Pediatrics 2011-
Child Abuse and Neglect 2007-
Child abuse review 1996-
Child and adolescent mental health  2002-
Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America  2007-
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2007-
Child: care, health and development 1997-
Child development 1997-
Child development perspectives 2007-
Child Welfare 1990-
Clinical Medicine Insights: Pediatrics 2009-
Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine 2007-
Clinical Pediatric Endocrinology 2004-
Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology 2013-
Contemporary Pediatrics 2001-
Current Opinion in Pediatrics 1999-
Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care 2007-
Developmental medicine and child neurology 1997-
Early Human Development 2007-
(ADC) Education and Practice 2004-
European Journal of Paediatric Neurology 2007-
European Journal of Pediatric Surgery Reports 2013-
(ADC) Fetal and Neonatal 1994-
Infancy 2000-
Infant and child development 1999-
Infectious Disease in Children 2008-
International Journal of Adolescence and Youth 1989-
International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health 2011-
International Journal of Child Health and Human Development 2011-
International Journal of Clinical Pediatrics 2012-
International Journal of Neonatal Screening 2015-
International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2009-
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 2007-
International Journal of Pediatrics 2009-
Journal for specialists in pediatric nursing  1997-
Journal of Adolescence 2007-
Journal of Adolescent Health 2007-
Journal of child psychology and psychiatry 1997-
Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics 2007-
Journal of Clinical Research in Pediatric Endocrinology 2008-
Journal of Neonatal Surgery 2012-
Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics 2004- Institutional non-Athens username & Password required- contact or 01752 439111
Journal of paediatrics and child health 1997-
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 2007-
Journal of Pediatric Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine 2014-
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition 1996-
Journal of Pediatric Health Care 2007-
Journal of Pediatric Neurology 2004-
Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences 2009-
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 1964-
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2012-
Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2003-
Journal of Pediatric Research 2014-
Journal of Pediatrics 2007-
Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2007-
Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports 2013-
Journal of Pediatric Urology 2007-
Journal of research on adolescence 2001-
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 2007-
Lancet 2007-
Monographs of the society for research in child development  1997-
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) 1990-
Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology 1997-
Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 2007-
Paediatrics and Child Health (ISSN: 1205-7088) 1997-
Paediatrics and Child Health (ISSN: 1751-7222) 2007-
Pediatric Annals 1972-
Pediatric Clinics of North America 2007-
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 1996-
Pediatric Neurology 2007-
Pediatric Nursing 1997-
Pediatric Obesity 2012-
Pediatric Reports 2009-
Pediatric Rheumatology 2009-
Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal 2007-
Pediatrics 1948-
Pediatrics international 1999-
Pediatrics & Neonatology 2008-
Pediatrics Week 2008-
Progress in Pediatric Cardiology 2007-
Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine 2007-
Seminars in Pediatric Neurology 2007-
Seminars in Pediatric Surgery 2007-


Books (guide)

Search our print and electronic book holdings.
Note- you will need an NHS Athens login to to access ebooks.

This is a regional NHS catalogue, so in location select ‘Plymouth, Derriford Hospital, PLY’ to limit your search to books held here.

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 specialty content from 2010 onwards – click title & login with NHS Athens

Title Year Edition Author
A clinician’s brief guide to children’s mental health law. 2016 Huline-Dickens
Advanced paediatric life support : a practical approach to emergencies. 2016 6th ALSG
Atlas of Pediatric Echocardiography
2021 Kucera
Atlas of pediatric surgical techniques 2010 Chung
Assisted ventilation of the neonate 2017 6th Goldsmith
Avery’s diseases of the newborn 2018 10th Gleason
Breastfeeding :  a guide for the
medical profession
2016 8th Lawrence
Caffey’s pediatric diagnostic imaging 2019 13th Coley
Child abuse and neglect : diagnosis, treatment and evidence 2011 Jenny
Child protection in the early years: a practical guide 2018 Lumsden
Child Sexual Exploitation After Rotherham 2017 Heal
Children and young people’s nursing at a glance 2015 Glasper
Children and young people’s nursing skills at a glance 2018 Gormley-Fleming
Children’s Palliative Care: an International Case-Based Manual
2020 Downing
The child’s world: the essential guide to assessing vulnerable children, young people and their families. 2019 3rd Horwath
Clinical examination skills in paediatrics: for MRCPCH candidates and other practitioners 2020 Dalzell
Cote and Lerman’s a practice of anesthesia for infants and children. 2013 5th Cote
Crash Course : Paediatrics 2013 4th Kapoor
Critical heart disease in infants and children 2019 3rd Ungerleider
Cummings pediatric otolaryngology 2015 Lesperance
Curbside consultation in pediatric asthma : 49 clinical questions 2012 Chidekel
Curbside consultation in pediatric dermatology : 49 clinical questions 2013 Treat
Curbside consultation in pediatric infectious disease : 49 clinical questions. 2012 Myers
Defining autism: a guide to brain, biology, and behavior. 2019 Casanova
Emergencies in paediatrics and neonatology. 2013 2nd Crisp
Essential human development 2018 Webster
Essential neonatal medicine 2018 6th Sinha
Examination of the newborn : an evidence-based guide. 2015 2nd Lomax
Fanaroff and Martin’s neonatal-perinatal medicine 2020 11th Martin
Feigin and Cherry’s textbook of pediatric infectious diseases 2019 8th Cherry
Fenichel’s Clinical Pediatric Neurology 2019 8th  Pina-Garza
Fetal and neonatal physiology 2017 5th Polin
Fetal and neonatal secrets 2014 3rd Polin
Fundamentals of children’s applied pathophysiology: an essential guide for nursing and healthcare students 2019 Gormley-Fleming
Fundamentals of Pediatric Imaging 2017 2nd Donnelly
Gastroenterology and nutrition: neonatology questions and controversies 2019 3rd Neu
The Great Ormond Street Hospital manual of children’s nursing practices. 2012 Macqueen
Green’s skeletal trauma in children 2020 6th Mencio
A Guide to Supporting Breastfeeding for the Medical Profession. 2019 Brown
Handbook of cystic fibrosis 2016 Filbrun
The hands-on guide to practical paediatrics 2014 Hewitson
Harriet Lane Handbook 2021 22nd Hughes
The Harriet Lane handbook of pediatric antimicrobial therapy. 2014 2nd Macmillan
Hematology, immunology, and genetics: neonatology questions and controversies 2019 3rd Ohls
Hemodynamics and cardiology: neonatology questions and controversies. 2019 3rd Istvan
Holcomb and Ashcraft’s pediatric surgery 2020 7th Holcomb
Hurwitz clinical pediatric dermatology : a textbook of skin disorders of childhood and adolescence. 2016 5th Paller
Illustrated textbook of paediatrics 2018 5th Lissauer
Imaging in Pediatrics 2018 Merrow
Improving the psychological wellbeing of children and young people: effective prevention and early intervention across health, education and social care 2018 Faulconbridge
Infectious disease and pharmacology: neonatology questions and controversies 2019 Benitz
An integrative approach to treating babies and children: a multidisciplinary guide 2017 Wilks
Kendig and Chernick’s disorders of the respiratory tract in children 2012 Wilmott
Klaus and Fanaroff’s care of the high-risk neonate 2020 7th Fanaroff
Lanzkowsky’s Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 2016 6th Lanzkowsky
Lecture Notes : Paediatrics 2014 9th Newell
McDonald and Avery’s dentistry for the child and adolescent 2016 10th Dean
Movement Disorders in Childhood 2016 2nd Singer
Nathan and Oski’s haematology and oncology of infancy and childhood. 2015 8th Orkin
Nelson essentials of pediatrics 2019 8th Marcdante
Nelson pediatric symptom-based diagnosis 2018 Kliegman
Nelson textbook of pediatrics 2020 21st Kliegman
Neonatal, adult and paediatric safe transfer and retrieval: a practical approach to transfers 2019 ALSG
Neonatal and infant dermatology 2015 3rd Eichenfield
Neonatology at a Glance 2020 4th Lissauer
Nephrology and fluid/electrolyte physiology: neonatology questions and controversies 2019 3rd Oh
Netter’s pediatrics 2011 Florin
Neurology: neonatology questions and controversies 2019 3rd Perlman
Neuromuscular Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence : a clinician’s approach 2015 2nd Darras
The newborn lung: neonatology questions and controversies 2019 3rd Bancalari
On Call Pediatrics 2019 4th Nocton
Oxford Handbook of Children’s & Young People’s Nursing 2016 2nd Glasper
Oxford Handbook of Neonatology
(Download for up to 3 months at a time)
2017 2nd Fox
Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics 
(Download for up to 3 months at a time)
2021 3rd Tasker
Paediatric cardiology 2010 3rd Anderson
Paediatric orthopaedic trauma in clinical practice. 2015 Aresti
Paediatric respiratory disease : airways and infection  2010 Bush
Paediatrics : a clinical handbook 2019 Esland
Paediatrics at a glance 2016 4th Miall
Park’s Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners 2021 7th Park
Park’s The Pediatric Cardiology Handbook 2022 6th Park
Pediatric Allergy: Principles and Practice 2021 4th Leung
Pediatric bone : biology and diseases 2012 2nd Glorieux
Pediatric clinical skills 2011 4th Goldbloom
Pediatric critical care. 2017 5th Fuhrman
Pediatric decision-making strategies 2016 2nd Pomeranz
Pediatric dermatology 2013 4th Cohen
Pediatric emergency medicine secrets 2015 3rd Selbst
Pediatric gastrointestinal and liver disease. 2016 5th Wyllie
Pediatric hand therapy 2020 Abzug
Pediatric imaging : case review 2011 2nd Huisman
Pediatric Liver Transplantation 2021 Hadžić
Pediatric Secrets
2021 7th Polin
Pediatric surgery 2012 7th Coran
Pediatric urology 2010 2nd Gearhart
Pediatrics : a competency-based companion 2011 McMahon
Physical examination of the newborn at a glance 2018 Campbell
Postnatal and Neonatal Midwifery Skills : Survival Guide 2020 2nd Edwards
Practical management of pediatric and adult brachial plexus palsies 2012 Chung
Practical paediatrics 2012 7th South
Practical supervision for counsellors who work with young people. 2017 Luxmoore
Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases 2018 5th Long
Principles and practice of pediatric sleep medicine 2014 2nd Sheldon
Remington and Klein’s infectious diseases of the fetus and newborn infant 2016 8th Wilson
Rennie and Roberton’s textbook of neonatology 2012 5th Rennie
Safeguarding children across services : messages from research 2012 Davies
Smith’s anesthesia for infants and children 2017 9th Davis
Smith’s recognizable patterns of human deformation 2016 4th Graham
Smith’s recognizable patterns of human malformation 2013 7th Jones
Sperling Pediatric Endocrinology
2021 5th  Sperling
Swaiman’s Pediatric Neurology: Principles and Practice 2017 6th Swaiman
Supporting vulnerable children in the early years: practical guidance and strategies for working with children at risk 2019 Beckley
Supporting Young Children Through Change and Everyday Transitions : Practical Strategies for Practitioners and Parents 2020 Mainstone-Cotton
Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics 2022 6th Herring
Tachdjian’s Procedures in Pediatric Orthopaedics 2017 Herring
Taylor and Hoyt’s pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus 2017 5th Lambert
Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology
2021 8th Petty
Understanding OCD: a guide for parents and professionals 2017 Lewin
Volpe’s neurology of the newborn 2018 6th Volpe
Workbook in practical neonatology 2020 6th Polin
Zitelli and Davis’ atlas of pediatric physical diagnosis. 2018 7th Zitelli