This site is maintained and hosted by Discovery Library, Derriford Hospital and gives details of selected content available in Orthopaedics & Trauma 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 email@example.com marking FAO Laura.
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AMED-covers topics for allied health professions British Nursing Index (BNI)-primarily of use for nurses but also includes allied health, CINAHL-international nursing & allied health EMBASE-European biomedicine- particularly good for pharmacology & drug therapy EMCARE–international nursing and allied health HMIC- health service management & organisation incl grey literature MEDLINE-most medical/surgical and other health topics PsycINFO- psychology & psychiatry including psychological aspects of trauma/injury
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 the 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 other fulltext resources 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 Musculoskeletal
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 at the point of care’. Note you will need a University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust Athens account (register here).