Library resources & services for Cardiac, Vascular, Thoracic & Respiratory services

Databases    Evidence-based Practice/CPD

Journals    Books      Apps

This site is maintained and hosted by Discovery Library, Derriford Hospital
and gives details of selected content available to
Cardiac, Vascular, Thoracic & Respiratory medical & surgical services
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 print content added 22/05/2018 (click title to check availability)
Rahman, N. (2018) ABC of pleural diseases. Hoboken; Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Hamrell, B. (2018) Cardiovascular physiology: a text and e-resource for active learning. Boca Raton, FL; London: CRC Press.
Herring, N., Paterson, D. and Levick, J. (2018) Levick’s introduction to cardiovascular physiology. 6th ed. Boca Raton, FL; London: CRC Press.

 

New ebook content added 15/05/18
Solomon, S.D. (2019) Essential Echocardiography: Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease. Philadelphia: Elsevier.
Sorajja, P. (2019) Structural Heart Cases: A Color Atlas of Pearls and Pitfalls. Philadelphia: Elsevier.
Note you will need a local NHS Athens account to access (register here)

 

 

 


Databases (handout)

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
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:

    • 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.
    • Elearning for Health (ELfH) (topics)-Health Education England’s suite of high quality content free of charge training  in partnership with the NHS and Professional Bodies.
      Note you will need a local NHS Athens account (register here)
    • 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).

 


Journals 

To see the full range of journals that you have access to online & in print at the library click here – you will need an NHS Athens account- click here to register.

Direct links to key speciality ejournals are also 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
American Heart Journal 2007-

2002-
2 months ago

American Journal of Cardiology 2007-
American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease 2011-
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2003-
American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology 2011-
1994-2010
Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia 2008-
Annals of Pediatric Cardiology 2008-
Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2013-
Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2001-
Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology 1997-
Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2007-
Annals of Vascular Surgery 2007-
Archives of Bronchology 2010-
Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases 2007-
Artery Research 2007-
Atherosclerosis 2007-
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2001-
BMC Pulmonary Medicine 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
Canadian Journal of Cardiology 2007-
Canadian Respiratory Journal 2013-
Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics 2009-
Cardiology Clinics 2007-
Cardiology Research 2010-
Cardiology Research and Practice 2009-
Cardiology Today 2008-
Cardiovascular Diabetology 2002-
Cardiovascular Pathology 2007-
Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine 2007-
Cardiovascular therapeutics 2008-
Cardiovascular Ultrasound 2003-
Case Reports in Cardiology 2011-
Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions 1999-
Chest 1935-1 yr embargo
Chronic Respiratory Disease 2004-
Circulation 1950-
Clinical Lung Cancer 2007-
Clinical Medicine Insights. Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2008-
The clinical respiratory journal 2007-
Clinics in Chest Medicine 2007-
Congenital heart disease 2006-
Cor et Vasa 2012-
Current Medical Literature: Cystic Fibrosis 2011-
Current Opinion in Cardiology 1999-
Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine 1999-
Current Problems in Cardiology  2007-
Echocardiography 1997-
European journal of heart failure 1999-
European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2007-
European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Extra 2007-
European Respiratory Review 2005-
Global Heart 2011-
Heart 1939-
Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care 2007-
Heart Failure Clinics 2007-
Heart, Lung and Circulation 2007-
Heart Rhythm 2007-
Indian Heart Journal 2012-
International Journal of Cardiology (IJC)  2007-
International Journal of Cardiology (IJC) Heart & Vasculature
(formerly IJC Heart & Vessels 2013-14)
2014-
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2006-
International Journal of Vascular Medicine 2010-
Interventional Cardiology 2009-
Interventional Cardiology Clinics  2007-
JACC (Journal of the American College of Cardiology)  2007-
JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging 2008-
JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions 2008-
JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology 2015-
JACC: Heart Failure   2013-
Journal of Arrhythmia 2008-
Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis 1994-
Journal of Cardiac Failure 2007-
Journal of cardiac surgery 1997-
Journal of Cardiology 2007-
Journal of Cardiology Cases 2010-
Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2007-
Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography  2007-
Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 1997-
Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 2008-
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2006-
Journal of Cystic Fibrosis 2007-
Journal of Electrocardiology 2007-
Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2007-
Journal of interventional cardiology 1997-
Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology 2007-
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases 2007-
Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA) 2012-
Journal of the American College of Cardiology See JACC (Journal of the American College of Cardiology)
Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography 2007-
Journal of the American Society of Hypertension 2007-
Journal of the Association for Vascular Access 2007-
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2007-
Journal of Thoracic Disease 2009-
Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007-

1984-2 yrs ago

Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders 2012-
Lancet (1) 1992- 2 months ago
Lancet (2) 2007-
Lancet Respiratory Medicine 2013-
Lung Cancer 2007-
Microcirculation 1997-
Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2010-
Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases 2007-
Open Respiratory Medicine Journal 2007-
Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: A Comparative Atlas 2007-
Pacing and clinical electrophysiology 1997-
Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 2007-
Pediatric pulmonology 1997-
Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Women’s Cardiovascular Health 2010-
Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 2007-
Progress in Pediatric Cardiology  2007-
Pulmonary Circulation 2011-
Pulmonary Medicine 2010-
Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2007-
Respiratory Investigation  2012-
Respiratory Medicine 2007-
Respiratory Medicine Case Reports 2012-
Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology 2007-
Respiratory Research 2000-
Respiratory Therapeutics Week 2003-
Respirology 1997-
Resuscitation 2007-
Reviews in Vascular Medicine 2013-
Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2007-
Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual 2007-
Seminars in Vascular Surgery 2007-
Stroke 1970-
Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2007-
Thoracic Surgery Clinics 2007-
Thorax 1840-
Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine 2007-
Tuberculosis 2007-
Vascular Cell  2009-
Vascular Health and Risk Management 2005-
Vascular Medicine 1998-
Vascular Pharmacology 2007-
World Journal of Cardiology 2009-

 

 

 

Books (handout)

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.

Ebooks

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

Title Year Edition Author
150 ECG problems (up to 3 simultaneous users) 2013 4th Hampton
200 practice questions in cardiothoracic surgery. 2015 Raja
ABC of Arterial and Venous Disease 2015 3rd England
ABC of COPD 2017 3rd Currie
ABC of Hypertension 2015 6th Beevers
ABC of pleural diseases 2018 Rahman
Acute Coronary Syndromes: Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease 2011 2nd Théroux
Advanced Cardiac Imaging 2015 Nieman
Advanced Echocardiographic Approaches 2012 Gillam
Advanced Echocardiographic Approaches 2012 Gillam
ASE’s Comprehensive Echocardiography 2016 2nd Lang
Atlas of 3D Echocardiography 2013 Gill
Atlas of cardiac surgical techniques 2019 2nd Sellke
Atlas of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography: Imaging Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease 2010 Taylor
Atlas of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2010 Kramer
Atlas of Endovascular Venous Surgery 2012 Almeida
Atlas of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery (VATS) 2011 McKenna
Atlas of Nuclear Cardiology 2012 Iskandrian
Atlas of Thoracic Surgical Techniques 2010 Zwischenberger
Atlas of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy 2014 Chaikof
Braunwald’s Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine 2019 11th Zipes
Bronchoscopy and Central Airway Disorders 2012 Colt
Cardiac Catheterization 2010 Ragosta
Cardiac Catheterization Handbook 2016 6th Kern
Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside 2017 7th Zipes
Cardiac Imaging: The Requisites 2016 4th Boxt
Cardiac Intensive Care 2010 2nd Jeremias
Cardiac Surgery: Operative Technique 2012 2nd Doty
Cardiology 2010 3rd Crawford
Cardiology secrets 2018 5th Levine
Cardiovascular Imaging 2011 Ho
Cardiovascular Imaging Review 2011 Koster
Cardiovascular intervention : a companion to Braunwald’s heart disease. 2016 Bhatt
Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 2010 2nd Manning
Cardiovascular Pathology 2016 4th Buja
Cardiovascular Physiology 2013 10th Pappano
The Cardiovascular System at a Glance 2012 4th Aaronson
Cardiovascular Therapeutics:
A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease 
2012 4th Antman
Carpentier’s Reconstructive Valve Surgery:
From Valve Analysis to Valve Reconstruction
2010 Carpentier
Cases in Adult Congenital Heart Disease 2010 Gatzoulis
Cases in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy 2014 Yu
Cases in Interventional Cardiology 2011 Ragosta
Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias 2015 3rd Huang
Cellular and Molecular Pathobiology of Cardiovascular Disease 2014 Willis
Chest Radiology: Patterns and Differential Diagnosis 2018 7th Reed
Chronic Coronary Artery Disease: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease 2018 de Lemos
Clinical Arrhythmology and Electrophysiology: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease 2012 2nd Issa
Clinical cardiac pacing, defibrillation, and resynchronization therapy 2017 5th Ellenbogen
Clinical Electrocardiography: a Simplified Approach 2012 8th Goldberger
Clinical Lipidology : a Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease 2015 2nd Ballantyne
Clinical Nuclear Cardiology: State of the Art and Future Directions 2010 4th Zaret
Clinical practice manual for pulmonary and critical care medicine 2018 Landsberg
Clinical Recognition of Congenital Heart Disease 2012 6th Perloff
Clinical Respiratory Medicine 2012 4th Hutchison
Coronary Stenting: A Companion to Topol’s Textbook of Interventional Cardiology 2014 Price
Crash Course: Cardiology 
(up to 3 simultaneous users)
2013 4th Churchhouse, A.
Crash Course: Cardiovascular system  
(up to 3 simultaneous users)
2012 4th Evans, J.D.W.
Crash Course: Respiratory system 
(up to 3 simultaneous users)
2013 4th Hickin, S.
Cryoablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias  2011 Bredikis
Current Therapy in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2014 5th Stanley
Diabetes in Cardiovascular Disease: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease 2015 McGuire
Diagnosis and Management of Adult Congenital Heart Disease 2018 3rd Gatzoulis
Drugs for the Heart 2013 8th Opie
The ECG in practice (up to 3 simultaneous users) 2013 6th Hampton
ECG interpretation for everyone : an on-the-spot guide 2012 Kusumoto
ECG Made Easy (3 simultaneous users only) 2013 8th Hampton
ECG Notes: interpretation and management guide 2016 3rd Jones
The ECG Workbook 2014 3rd Rowlands
Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease 2012 Lewin
Echocardiography in Heart Failure 2012 St John Sutton
Echocardiography Review Guide 2016 3rd Otto
Electrocardiography of Arrhythmias: A Comprehensive Review 2012  Das
Electrophysiological Disorders of the Heart  2011 2nd Saksena
Endovascular Surgery 2011 4th Moore
Endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysms: standard and advanced techniques 2018 Donas
Essential Echocardiography 2013 2nd Ryding
Essential Echocardiography: Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease. 2019 Solomon
Felson’s principles of Chest Roentgenology 2015 4th Goodman
Genomic and Precision Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease 2018 3rd Ginsburg
Goldberger’s clinical electrocardiography: a simplified approach 2018 9th Goldberger
Handbook of cystic fibrosis 2016 Filbrun
Heart Failure: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease 2016 3rd Mann
High-Yield Imaging: Chest 2010 Müller
High-Yield Thoracic Pathology 2012 Husain
Hypertension: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease 2012 2nd Black
IASLC Thoracic Oncology 2018 2nd Pass
Imaging of Diseases of the Chest 2010 5th Hansell
Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook 2018 4th Kern
Interventional Procedures for Adult Structural Heart Disease 2013 Lasala
Intraoperative and Interventional Echocardiography: Atlas of Transesophageal Imaging 2018 2nd Oxorn
Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography 2012 6th Pellerito
Kaplan’s cardiac anesthesia : for cardiac and noncardiac surgery 2017 7th Kaplan
Kaplan’s essentials of cardiac anesthesia for cardiac surgery 2018 2nd Kaplan
Kendig and Chernick’s Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children 2019 9th Wilmott
Kirklin/Barratt-Boyes Cardiac Surgery 2013 4th Kouchoukos
Lecture Notes: Respiratory Medicine 2015 9th Bourke, S. J
Making sense of the ECG : a hands-on guide 2014 4th Houghton
Managing COPD 2013 3rd Russell
Manual of coronary chronic total occlusion interventions: a step-by-step-approach 2018 2nd Brilakis
Mechanical Circulatory Support 2011 Kormos
Medical Management of the Thoracic Surgery Patient 2010 Lewis
Murray and Nadel’s Textbook of Respiratory Medicine 2016 6th Broaddus
Multimedia Manual of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Ongoing European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Myocardial Infarction: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease 2017 Morrow
Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Respiratory System 2011 2nd Kaminsky
Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Cardiovascular System 2014 2nd Conti
Netter’s Cardiology 2010 2nd Runge
Netter’s Correlative Imaging: Cardiothoracic Anatomy 2013 Gotway
Nunn’s Applied Respiratory Physiology 2017 8th Lumb
Paediatric Cardiology 2010 3rd Price
Park’s Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners 2014 6th Park
Pathology of the Lungs 2011 3rd Corrin
Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography 2014 Reich
Practical Approach to Cardiac Anesthesia 2013 5th Hensley, F.A.
Practical Aspects of ECG Recording. 2012 Crawford
Practical Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography 2011 2nd Sidebotham
Practical Pulmonary Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach 2018 3rd Leslie
The practice of clinical echocardiography 2017 5th Otto
Preventive Cardiology: Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease 2011 2nd Blumenthal
Principles of Cardiac and Cardiovascular Computed Tomography 2015 Hutchison
Principles of Cardiovascular Radiology 2012 Hutchison
Principles of Echocardiography 2012 Hutchison
Principles of Pulmonary Medicine 2019 7th Weinberger
Principles of Vascular & Intravascular Ultrasound 2012 Hutchison
Problem Solving in Cardiovascular Imaging 2012 Abbara
Pulmonary pathology 2018 2nd Zander
Rapid cardiac care 2018 Menzies-Gow
Respiratory nursing at a glance 2017 Preston
The Respiratory System at a Glance 2015 4th Ward
Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery 2014 8th Cronenwett
Sabiston and Spencer Surgery of the Chest 2016 9th Sellke
Structural Heart Cases: A Color Atlas of Pearls and Pitfalls. 2019 Sorajja
Teaching Files: Chest 2010 Silva
Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography 2018 6th Otto
Textbook of Interventional Cardiology 2016 7th Topol
Thoracic imaging: the requisites. 2019 3rd Shepard
Valvular Heart Disease: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease 2014 4th Otto
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2013 8th Moore
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at a Glance 2014 McMonagle
Vascular and Interventional Imaging: Case Review Series
2016 3rd Saad
Vascular and Interventional Radiology:
The Requisites
2014 2nd Kaufman
Vascular Medicine: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease   2012 2nd Craeger

 

 

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