This site is maintained and hosted by Discovery Library, Derriford Hospital
and gives details of selected content available in
Healthcare for the Elderly
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
phone 39111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org marking FAO Laura.
New print content added 12/02/2019 (click title to check availability)
Rahman, S. (2019) Living with frailty: from assets and deficits to resilience. London: Routledge.
New ebook content added 09/01/19
Pool, J. (2019) Reducing the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias: a guide to personal cognitive rehabilitation techniques. London: Jessica Kingsley.
Note 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
CINAHL- international nursing & allied health incl nurses and care staff
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 HCE
PsycINFO- health psychology/psychiatry/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 where the print journal can be found within 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.
Selected Healthcare for the Elderly journals below
If we don’t hold your required article you can consider making an article request via the library.
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