This site is maintained and hosted by Discovery Library, Derriford Hospital
and gives details of selected content available to
Otolaryngology, ENT Surgery, Head & Neck and Audiology services
staff & students on placement across the Plymouth health community.
Click here to visit our main library website.
You may also wish to visit our
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Dentistry and Orthodontics,
Neurology, Neurosurgery and Neurosciences
and Plastic Surgery
If you have problems or comments/suggestions about resources please
phone 39111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org marking FAO Laura.
New print content added 10/09/2018 (click title to check availability)
Rousseau, B. and Branski, R. (2018) Anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing. New York: Thieme.
New ebook content added 16/08/18
Chiu, A.G. (2019) Atlas of endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery, 2nd ed. Philadelphia; Elsevier.
Note you will need a local NHS Athens account to access (register here)
New print content added 15/08/2018 (click title to check availability)
Lloyd, S., Bance, M. and Doshi, J. (2019) ENT medicine and surgery. Illustrated clinical cases. Boca Raton, FL; London: CRC Press.
Search the NHS healthcare databases:
AMED- topics for allied health professionals incl. audiologists
British Nursing Index (BNI)- incl topics for nurses and care staff
CINAHL- international nursing & allied health incl nurses, care staff and audiologists
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 medical/surgical topics incl. Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery
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 to help inform patient care including:
- 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 2009 onwards – click title & login with NHS Athens
- NICE apps for smartphones and tablets (iOS and Android)
-BNF for Children (BNFC)