Ebooks for Plymouth students and Foundation Programme

Selected ebooks aimed at students & junior doctors from across the
Plymouth health care community are listed below.

Plymouth Athens account required.

Anaesthesia & Intensive/Critical Care
Anatomy & Physiology
Cardiac, Respiratory & Vascular System
Emergency & Acute Medicine, Major Trauma
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism/Nutrition 
ENT and Maxillofacial Surgery
Evidence Based Medicine, Epidemiology, Research & Statistics
Exam/Question Books
Foundation Programme, Medical Careers, Interviews, Portfolios, CPD
Gastroenterology & Hepatology
General Practice, Primary Care & Minor Illness
Geriatric Medicine
Haematology & Oncology
Infection, Microbiology, Sexual Health
Medical Sciences- Biochemistry, Genetics, Histology, Immunology
Medicine- Clinical Skills, Diagnosis & Examination
Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Embryology & Reproduction
Orthopaedics, Trauma & Rheumatology
Paediatrics & Neonatology
Palliative Medicine
Pharmacology & Prescribing
Renal, Nephrology & Urology
Safety & Clinical Governance

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Anaesthesia and Intensive/Critical Care (Back to top)
ABC of Intensive Care
ABC of Pain
ABC of Transfer and Retrieval Medicine
Anaesthesia at a Glance
Anesthesia Secrets
Critical Care Manual of Clinical Procedures and Competencies
Critical Care Medicine at a Glance
Critical Care Secrets
Drugs in anaesthesia and intensive care 

Lecture notes: clinical anaesthesia
Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

You might also wish to visit our Anaesthetics resources library page

Anatomy and Physiology (Back to top)
Abrahams’ and McMinn’s Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy
Anatomy and physiology for dummies

Anatomy and Physiology Workbook For Dummies
Anatomy at a Glance
Applied Anatomy for Clinical Procedures at a Glance
Bailey & Love’s Essential Clinical Anatomy
Clinical anatomy: applied anatomy for students and junior doctors.
Crash Course: Anatomy
Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology by Martini
Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology by Scanlon (plus student workbook
Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology
Eureka: Physiology
Gray’s Anatomy
Gray’s Anatomy for Students
Gray’s atlas of anatomy
Gray’s Basic Anatomy
Gray’s surgical anatomy
Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Human Anatomy: Color Atlas and Textbook
Medical Physiology
Netter Atlas of Human Anatomy: Classic Regional Anatomy Approach 
Netter’s Clinical Anatomy
Netter’s Essential Physiology
Physiology (Costanzo)
Physiology at a Glance
Pocket Anatomy and Physiology
Pocket tutor: Surface anatomy

Cardiac, Respiratory & Vascular System (Back to top)
150 ECG Problems
ABC of Arterial and Venous Disease
ABC of Hypertension
Cardiology in a Heartbeat
Cardiology Secrets
Cardiovascular Physiology
The cardiovascular system at a glance
Chest X-rays for medical students: CXRs made easy
Crash Course: Cardiology
Crash Course: Cardiovascular system
Crash Course: Respiratory system
ECG Interpretation for Everyone : An On-The-Spot Guide 
ECG Workbook
ECG Made Easy
The ECG made practical
ECG mastery : improving your ECG interpretation skills
Essential respiratory medicine
Key Clinical Topics in Cardiology
Lecture Notes: Respiratory Medicine 
Medical student survival skills: ECG
Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine
Practical Aspects of ECG Recording 
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at a Glance

You might also wish to visit our Cardiac/Vascular/Respiratory/Thoracic resources library page

Dermatology (Back to top)
ABC of Dermatology
ABC of Wound Healing
Dermatology at a Glance
Dermatology: An Illustrated Colour Text
Dermatology Made Easy
Dermatology secrets
Handbook of dermatology: a practical manual
Handbook of Skin Disease Management
Lecture notes: Dermatology
Oxford handbook of medical dermatology
Rook’s Dermatology Handbook

You might also wish to visit our Dermatology resources library page

Emergency & Acute Medicine, Major Trauma (Back to top)
100 Cases in Acute Medicine
ABC of Major Trauma
ABC of Prehospital Emergency Medicine
Medical Student Survival Skills: The Acutely Ill Patient
Acute medicine: a practical guide to the management of medical emergencies
Adult Emergency Medicine at a Glance
Emergency Medicine : Diagnosis and Management
Emergency Medicine Secrets
Lecture Notes: Emergency Medicine
Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine
Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine
Oxford Handbook of Humanitarian Medicine
Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care

Prehospital Emergency Medicine Secrets.
Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine at a Glance
Rapid Emergency and Unscheduled Care

You might also wish to visit our Emergency Medicine resources library page

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism/Nutrition (Back to top)
ABC of Diabetes
Clinical biochemistry and metabolic medicine

Clinical endocrinology and diabetes at a glance
Crash Course: Endocrinology
Crash Course: Metabolism and nutrition
Diabetes Drug Notes
Diabetes Secrets 
Endocrine secrets.
How the Endocrine System Works 
Oxford Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes
Physician’s guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of inherited metabolic diseases

You might also wish to visit our Endocrinology & Diabetes resources library page

ENT and Maxillofacial Surgery (Back to top)
Ear, nose and throat and head and neck surgery: an illustrated colour text.
Ear, Nose and Throat at a Glance
ENT secrets
Lecture Notes: Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat
Oral medicine and pathology at a glance
Oxford handbook of ENT and head and neck surgery
Oxford Handbook of Head and Neck Anatomy
Oxford handbook of oral & maxillofacial surgery
Pocket Tutor: Otolaryngology

You might also wish to visit our ENT and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery resources library pages

Evidence Based Medicine, Epidemiology, Research and Statistics (Back to top)
How to do your research project: a guide for students in medicine & the health sciences 
How to Implement Evidence-Based Healthcare
How to Read a Paper : the basics of evidence-based medicine and healthcare
Medical Statistics: an A-Z companion
Medical Statistics at a Glance
Medical Statistics from Scratch : An Introduction for Health Professionals
Medical Statistics Made Easy
Oxford Clinical Guidelines: Newly Qualified Doctor
Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics
Pocket Evidence Based Medicine : A Survival Guide for Clinicians and Students
Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance
Statistics at Square One
Understanding Clinical Papers

Exam/Question Books (Back to top)
An Aid to the MRCP PACES : Volume 1: Stations 1 and 3
An Aid to the MRCP PACES : Volume 2: Stations 2 and 4
An Aid to the MRCP PACES : Volume 3: Station 5
Cases for PACES
Clinical Medicine (Oxford assess and progress)
Clinical Specialties (Oxford assess and progress)
Communication Skills for OSCEs
Core Conditions for Medical and Surgical Finals
Deconstructing the OSCE
EMQs and SBAs for Medical Finals
First aid for the USMLE step 1 2021
Get through MRCP: PACES
Mastering medical exams : a systems-based approach
Medicine for MRCP

MRCP Part 2: 450 BOFs
The objective structured clinical examination review
OSCEs at a Glance
OSCEs for Medical Finals
SBA MCQs for the MRCS Part A
SBAs for the MRCS Part A: a Bailey and Love revision guide.
Situational Judgement Test (Oxford Assess and Progress)
Situational Judgement Test at a Glance
Succeeding in your Medical School Finals: Instant revision notes

Foundation Programme, Medical Careers, Interviews, Portfolios, CPD (Back to top)
Core Surgical Training Interviews
Developing reflective practice: a guide for medical students, doctors and teachers
Foundation Programme at a Glance
Hands-on Guide to the Foundation Programme
Health Care Professionalism at a Glance
Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme

Physician associate placements : a pocket guide
Reflective Practice in Medicine and Multi-Professional Healthcare
The Surgical Portfolio and Interview : A complete guide
The Ultimate Career Guide : For medical students and foundation doctors

Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Back to top)
Clinical guide to gastroenterology
Crash Course: Gastrointestinal system
Gastrointestinal Physiology
Gastrointestinal System at a Glance
Hepatology at a glance
Lecture Notes: Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Oxford Handbook of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

You might also wish to visit our Gastroenterology & Hepatology resources library page

General Practice, Primary Care and Minor Illness (Back to top)
100 Cases in General Practice
ABC of Multimorbidity
Essential Primary Care 
General Practice at a Glance
General Practice Cases at a Glance.
The minor illness manual
Minor illness or major disease?
Minor Injury and Minor Illness at a Glance
Minor Surgery at a Glance
Oxford Handbook of General Practice

You might also wish to visit our General Practice resources library page

Geriatric Medicine (Back to top)

ABC of Dementia
ABC of Geriatric Medicine 
Geriatric Medicine at a Glance
Oxford handbook of geriatric medicine

You might also wish to visit our Healthcare for the Elderly resources library page

Haematology and Oncology (Back to top)
ABC of Clinical Haematology
Blood Cells : A Practical Guide
Blood results in clinical practice: a practical guide to interpreting blood test results
Crash Course: Haematology & Immunology
Haematology at a Glance
Hoffbrand’s Essential Haematology 
Lecture notes: Oncology
Oncology at a Glance
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology
Oxford Handbook of Oncology
Routine Blood Results Explained

You might also wish to visit our Oncology or Haematology resources library page

Imaging (Back to top)
ABC of Emergency Radiology
Abdominal X-rays for Medical Students
Chest X-rays for medical students: CXRs made easy
Critical Observations in Radiology for Medical Students
Learning Radiology
Lecture Notes : Radiology
Radiology at a glance
Tutorials in diagnostic radiology for medical students

Unofficial Guide to Radiology : 100 Practice Orthopaedic X-Rays with Full Colour Annotations and Full X-Ray Reports

You might also wish to visit our Imaging resources library page

Infection, Microbiology, Sexual Health (Back to top)
ABC of Sepsis
Infection prevention and control at a glance
Lecture Notes: Tropical Medicine
Medical Microbiology
Medical Microbiology: A Guide to Microbial Infections
Microbiology : an introduction
Mims’ Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, HIV, and Sexual Health
Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine
Peters’ atlas of tropical medicine and parasitology
Sexual and Reproductive Health at a Glance

You might also wish to visit our Microbiology/Virology/Infectious Diseases/Infection Control  or our Sexual Health resources library page

Medical Sciences- Biochemistry, Genetics, Histology, Immunology (Back to top)
Basic Immunology
Clinical biochemistry and metabolic medicine
Clinical biochemistry: an illustrated colour text.

Clinical Chemistry
Clinical and Molecular Immunology
Clinical Immunology and Serology
Crash Course : Cell Biology and Genetics
Crash Course: Haematology & Immunology
Emery’s Elements of Medical Genetics and Genomics
Immunology : An Illustrated Outline
Immunology for medical students
Laboratory diagnostic pathways: clinical manual of screening methods and stepwise diagnosis
Lecture Notes: Clinical Biochemistry
Lecture Notes: Immunology

Medical Biochemistry
Medical genetics
Medical Sciences at a Glance
Medical Sciences at a Glance: practice workbook
Medical Sciences
Mims’ Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Oxford handbook of clinical and laboratory investigation
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences
Stevens and Lowe’s human histology
Wheater’s Functional Histology

You might also wish to visit our Biochemistry, Histology and Allergy/Immunology resources library pages

Medicine- Clinical Skills, Diagnosis, Physical Examination (Back to top)
Arterial Blood Gas Analysis – making it easy
Ballweg’s Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice
Blood results in clinical practice: a practical guide to interpreting blood test results
Clinical Skills Explained 

Clinical Integration: Medicine
Clinical Investigations at a Glance
Crash Course: General Medicine
Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine
Diagnosis : A Guide for Medical Trainees
Differential Diagnosis of Common Complaints
Eureka : clinical skills, diagnostics and reasoning
Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis
The hands-on guide to clinical reasoning in medicine
Helping hands: an introduction to diagnostic strategy and clinical reasoning
History and Clinical Examination at a Glance 

How to Request a Test: a Clinician’s Guide to the Interpretation and Evaluation of Medical Tests
Hutchison’s Clinical Methods: An Integrated Approach to Clinical Practice
Kumar & Clark’s Cases in Clinical Medicine
Kumar and Clark’s Clinical Medicine
Laboratory diagnostic pathways: clinical manual of screening methods and stepwise diagnosis
Lecture Notes: Clinical Medicine

Macleod’s Clinical Examination 
Medical School at a Glance
Medical student survival skills: Clinical examination
Medical student survival skills: History taking and communication skills
Medical student survival skills: Procedural skills
Medicine at a Glance

Medicine secrets.
Oxford Clinical Guidelines: Newly Qualified Doctor
Oxford Handbook for Medical School
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis 
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination & Practical Skills 
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties
Perioperative Medicine for the Junior Clinician
Physical Diagnosis Secrets
Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis
Pocket Essential Medical Equipment
Pocket Tutor: Clinical Examination
Pocket Tutor: Paediatric Clinical Examination
Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance
Training in Medicine

Neurology (Back to top)
ABC of Stroke
Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience
Crash Course: Nervous system
Crash Course: Neurology
Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience at a Glance
Neuroanatomy: an Illustrated Colour Text
Neurology : A Clinical Handbook

You might also wish to visit our Neurology/Neurosurgery/Neurosciences resources library page

Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Embryology and Reproduction (Back to top)
ABC of Breast Diseases
Before we are born : essentials of embryology and birth defects
Clinical obstetrics and gynaecology
Contraception made easy
Crash Course: Obstetrics & Gynaecology
The Developing Human
Embryology at a Glance
Essential human development
Essential obstetrics and gynaecology
Essential reproduction
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology at a Glance
Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Pocket Tutor Gynaecology
Pocket Tutor Obstetrics
Reproductive System at a Glance

You might also wish to visit our Obstetrics/Gynaecology/Reproductive Health resources library page

Ophthalmology (Back to top)
Fast Facts: Ophthalmology
Kanski’s clinical ophthalmology: a systematic approach

Key Clinical Topics in Ophthalmology
Moorfields Manual of Ophthalmology
Lecture Notes: Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology at a Glance
Ophthalmology Secrets
Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology
Pocket Tutor: Ophthalmology

You might also wish to visit our Ophthalmology resources library page

Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rheumatology (Back to top)
ABC of Common Soft Tissue Disorders
ABC of Orthopaedics and Trauma
ABC of Rheumatology
Crash Course: Rheumatology and Orthopaedics
Eureka: Rheumatology and Orthopaedics
Managing Minor Musculoskeletal Injuries and Conditions
Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants
Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology
Rheumatology : a clinical handbook
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Trauma at a Glance
Rheumatology secrets
Trauma and orthopaedics at a glance

You might also wish to visit our Orthopaedics and Rheumatology resources library pages

Paediatrics and Neonatology (Back to top)
Crash Course: Paediatrics
Essential human development
Essential Neonatal Medicine
Hands-on Guide to Practical Paediatrics
Illustrated textbook of paediatrics
Nelson essentials of pediatrics
Neonatology at a Glance
Oxford Handbook of Neonatology
Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics
Paediatrics : a clinical handbook

Paediatrics at a Glance 
Pediatric secrets

You might also wish to visit our Paediatrics/Neonatology resources library page

Palliative Medicine (Back to top)
Being mortal: illness, medicine and what matters in the end
Oxford handbook of palliative care
Evidence-based practice of palliative medicine.
The way we die now.

Pathology (Back to top)
Crash Course: Pathology
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pathology
Robbins and Cotran Atlas of Pathology
Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease
Robbins and Kumar Basic Pathology
Underwood’s Pathology: A Clinical Approach
Wheater’s pathology: a text, atlas and review of histopathology

You might also wish to visit our Pathology/Medical Sciences resources library page

Pharmacology and Prescribing (Back to top)
Clinical Pharmacology
Crash Course: Pharmacology
Dale’s pharmacology condensed
Drugs Easily Explained
Essential Practical Prescribing
Essential Prescribing : Systems-based guide to the most common drugs in medicine
The Maudsley prescribing guidelines in psychiatry
Medical pharmacology and therapeutics
Medical pharmacology at a glance
Pocket prescriber psychiatry 
Prescribing at a Glance
Prescribing Scenarios at a Glance
Rang and Dale’s Pharmacology

You might also wish to visit our Pharmacology & Prescribing resources library page

Psychiatry and Mental Health (Back to top)
Crash Course: Psychiatry
Lecture Notes: Psychiatry
The Maudsley prescribing guidelines in psychiatry
Oxford handbook of psychiatry
MCQs in psychiatry for medical students
Pocket prescriber psychiatry
Psychiatry at a Glance

You might also wish to visit our Psychiatry/Mental Health resources library page

Renal, Nephrology and Urology (Back to top)
ABC of Urology
Crash Course: Renal and Urinary Systems
Lecture Notes: Nephrology
Lecture Notes : Urology
Nephrology secrets
Oxford Handbook of Dialysis
Oxford Handbook of Urology
Renal System at a Glance
Urology at a Glance

You might also wish to visit our Renal and Urology resources library pages

Safety and Clinical Governance (Back to top)
Achieving High Quality Care : Practical Experience from NICE
Clinical Audit for Doctors and Healthcare Professionals : A comprehensive guide to best practice as part of clinical governance
Oxford Professional Practice: Handbook of Patient Safety
Patient safety and healthcare improvement at a glance

Surgery (Back to top)

101 of Surgical Instruments : Naming, Recognizing, Handling and Presenting
Clinical Integration: Surgery
Essential surgery: problems, diagnosis and management
Essential surgical procedures
Get ahead! Surgery : 100 EMQs for finals
Gray’s surgical anatomy

Lecture Notes: General Surgery 
MCQs and EMQs in surgery: A Bailey & Love Revision Guide 
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery
Oxford Handbook of Operative Surgery
Perioperative Practice at a Glance
Principles and practice of surgery
SBA MCQs for the MRCS Part A
SBAs for the MRCS Part A: a Bailey and Love revision guide
Surgery at a Glance

You might also wish to visit our Surgery resources library page