Library services & resources for Ophthalmology and Eye Care

Databases    Evidence-based Practice/CPD

Journals    Books    Athens     Apps

This site is maintained and hosted by Discovery Library, Derriford Hospital and gives details of selected content available to
Ophthalmology & Eye Care
staff & students on placement across the Plymouth health community.
Click here to visit our main library website.
If you have problems or comments/suggestions about resources please
phone 39111 or email library.mailbox@nhs.net marking FAO Laura.

 

NEW CONTENT

New ebook content added 24/04/18
Liu, G., Volpe, N. and Galetta, S. (2019) Liu, Volpe, and Galetta’s neuro-ophthalmology: diagnosis and management. 3rd ed. Edinburgh: Elsevier.
Note you will need a local NHS Athens account to access (register here)

New print content added 09/04/2018  (click title to check availability)
Borooah, S. (2018) Pocket tutor: Ophthalmology. 2nd ed. London: JP Medical.

New ejournal content added 05/04/18
Acta ophthalmologica 2008-
Clinical and experimental ophthalmology 2000-
Clinical and experimental optometry 1997-
Ophthalmic and physiological optics 1997-
Note you will need a local NHS Athens account to access (register here)

 

New ebook content added 03/04/18
Chhablani, J. (2017) Choroidal Disorders. London: Academic Press.
Note you will need a local NHS Athens account to access (register here)

 

 

 

 

Databases (handout)

Search the NHS healthcare databases:

AMED- covers topics for allied health and scientists incl. optometrists and orthoptists
British Nursing Index (BNI)- primarily of use for ophthalmic nurses & support staff
CINAHL- international nursing & allied health
EMBASE- primarily European biomedicine journals incl ophthalmology
Health Business Elite- all aspects of health service management and organisation
HMIC- health service management & organisation incl grey literature
MEDLINE- most health topics including ophthalmology and eye care
PsycINFO- 
psychology & psychiatry including health psychology & trauma

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 where the print journal can be found within the library.

See the 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 and other resources available to help inform patient care or support your study including:

  • ClinicalKey – clinical insight search tool which gives access to over 1100 electronic books & 500 journals & other fulltext resources
    Note  You will need an  NHS Athens account to access
  • Cochrane Library– collection of databases (details here) containing different types of high-quality, independent evidence such as Systematic Reviews, RCTs and Health Technology Assessments.
  • Elearning for Health (ELfH) -Health Education England’s suite of high quality content free of charge training (topics incl. Ophthalmology) in partnership with the NHS and Professional Bodies.
    Note you will need a local NHS Athens account (register here)
  • NICE Evidence– access to authoritative clinical & non-clinical evidence and best practice through a web-based portal, provided by NICE, incl Eye 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’ in diagnosis and therapeutics. Note  You will need a University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust Athens account (register here).


Journals

To see the full range of journals that you have access to online & in print at the library
click here – You will need a NHS Athens account to access
If your required journal is not available consider making an article request via the library.

Direct links to key online ophthalmology journals are listed below.
You should always select to login with OpenAthens first

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

Journal Coverage  Notes
Acta ophthalmologica 2008-
American Journal of Ophthalmology 2007-
American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports 2016-
Archives of the Spanish Society for Ophthalmology 2007-
BMC Ophthalmology 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 Ophthalmology 1917-
Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology 2007-
Case Reports in Ophthalmology 2010
Clinical and experimental ophthalmology 2000-
Clinical and experimental optometry 1997-
Clinical Ophthalmology 2007-
Clinical Optometry 2009-
Contact Lens & Anterior Eye 2007-
Cornea 1998- Print on shelf 74 @ Discovery Library, Derriford
Current Medical Literature: Ophthalmology 2011-
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 2010-
Experimental Eye Research 2010-
Eye 1987- Print on shelf 74 @ Discovery Library, Derriford
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 1953-
International Journal of Ophthalmology 2008-
Journal of AAPOS 2007-
Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 2007-
Journal of Ophthalmic & Vision Research  2006-
Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2011-
Journal of Ophthalmology 2009-
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus 1964-
Journal of Refractive Surgery 1985-
Journal of Vision 2001-
Lancet 2007-
Ocular Surface 2007-
Ophthalmic and physiological optics 1997-
Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging Retina  1976-
Ophthalmology 2007-
Ophthalmology and Eye Diseases 2009-
Ophthalmology Times 1998-
Optician, The 2003-
Primary Care Optometry News 2008-
Survey of Ophthalmology 2007-

 


Books (handout)

The majority of Opthalmology/Eye care print books held at Discovery Library will be found at classmark WW. Exam books will be found at WW18

Check our print and electronic book holdings at  http://www.swims.nhs.uk/  -you will need a NHS Athens account to access ebooks.
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 ophthalmology ebooks from 2008-  listed below. Click title to login with your Athens accountIf asked you should always select to login with OpenAthens

 

Title Year Edition First author
Adler’s Physiology of the Eye 2011 11th Levin
Atlas of Clinical and Surgical Orbital Anatomy 2011 2nd Dutton
Atlas of Retinal OCT 2018 Goldman
Becker-Shaffer’s Diagnosis and Therapy of the Glaucomas 2009 8th Stamper
Cataract Surgery 2010 3rd Steinert
Choroidal Disorders 2017 Chaablani
Clinical Ocular Toxicology 2008 Fraunfelder
Clinical Ophthalmology – see Kanski’s Clinical Ophthalmology
Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care 2014 4th Elliott
Colour Atlas of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery 2018 4th Tyers
Contact Lens Complications 2012 3rd Efron
Cornea 2017 4th Mannis
Cornea Atlas 2014 3rd Krachmer
Corneal Surgery: Theory, Technique and Tissue 2009 4th Brightbill
The Eye : Basic Sciences in Practice 2016 4th Forrester, J. V.
Eye emergencies: the practitioner’s guide. 2015 2nd Field, Dorothy
Fast Facts :Ophthalmology 2015 2nd Simcock
Gass’ Atlas of Macular Diseases 2012 5th  Agarwal
Glaucoma (2 vols) 2015 2nd Shaarawy
Kanski’s Clinical Ophthalmology: A Systematic Approach 2016 8th Bowling
Lecture Notes: Ophthalmology 2017 12th James
Liu, Volpe, and Galetta’s neuro-ophthalmology: diagnosis and management 2019 3rd Liu
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology 2014 4th Kaiser
Ocular Disease: Mechanisms and Management 2010 Levin
Ocular Pathology 2015 7th Yanoff
Ocular Pathology Case Reviews 2015 Azari
Ocular Surface Disease: Cornea, Conjunctiva and Tear Film 2013 Holland
Ophthalmic Assistant 2013 9th Stein
Ophthalmic Surgery: Principles and Practice 2012 4th Spaeth
Ophthalmic Ultrasonography 2012 Singh
Ophthalmology 2014 4th Yanoff
Ophthalmology at a Glance 2014 2nd Olver
Ophthalmology Secrets in Color 2016 4th Gault
Orbital Imaging 2015 Midyett
Radiology of the Orbit and Visual Pathways 2010 Dutton
The retinal atlas 2017 2nd Freund
Ryan’s retina 2018 6th Schachat
Ryan’s Retinal Imaging and Diagnostics 2013 Sadda
Signs in Ophthalmology: Causes and Differential Diagnosis 2010 Kanski
Synopsis of Clinical Ophthalmology 2013 3rd Kanski
Taylor and Hoyt’s Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 2017 5th Lambert
Uveitis 2010 4th Nussenblatt
Video Atlas of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 2nd Korn

Athens

 

Staff who work at organisations which provide NHS-commissioned care in England are entitled to a local NHS Athens accounts, as are students on placements within these organisations- please check the eligibility criteria if you are unsure.

To register go to https://openathens.nice.org.uk/
At Step 2 type in Plymouth and select your organisation or placement organisation. Please use a work machine or NHS email address to register- once registered you can access content anywhere.

Apps

  • NICE Apps
    Click here for links to download the official NICE apps for Android and iOS. Includes:
    BNF    (Need NHS Athens account to access)
    BNF for Children   (Need NHS Athens account to access)
    NICE Guidance