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 Medicine & Major Trauma
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism/Nutrition 
ENT and Maxillofacial Surgery
Evidence Based Medicine, Epidemiology, Research & Statistics
Exam/Question Books
Foundation Programme & CPD
Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Geriatric Medicine
General Practice, Primary Care & Minor Illness
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
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 (Download for up to 3 months at a time)

You might also wish to visit our Anaesthetics resources library page




Anatomy and Physiology (Back to top)
Anatomy and physiology for dummies
Anatomy and Physiology Workbook For Dummies
Anatomy at a Glance
Crash Course: Anatomy
Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology
Gray’s Anatomy
Gray’s Anatomy for Students
Gray’s Atlas of Anatomy
Gray’s Basic Anatomy
Human Anatomy: Color Atlas and Textbook
Medical Physiology
McMinn and Abrahams’ Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy
Netter’s Clinical Anatomy
Netter’s Essential Physiology
Physiology (Costanzo)
Physiology at a Glance
Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology
Problem-Based Physiology



Cardiac, Respiratory & Vascular System (Back to top)
150 ECG Problems (up to 3 simultaneous users)
ABC of Arterial and Venous Disease
ABC of Hypertension
Cardiovascular Physiology
Cardiovascular System at a Glance
Crash Course: Cardiology
Crash Course: Cardiovascular system
Crash Course: Respiratory system
The ECG In Practice  (up to 3 simultaneous users)
ECG Interpretation for Everyone : An On-The-Spot Guide 
ECG Workbook
ECG Made Easy
Essential Echocardiography
Lecture Notes: Respiratory Medicine 
Making sense of the ECG : a hands-on guide
Practical Aspects of ECG Recording 
Respiratory System at a Glance 
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
Dermatology at a Glance
Dermatology: An Illustrated Colour Text
Lecture notes: Dermatology
Oxford handbook of medical dermatology

You might also wish to visit our Dermatology resources library page



Emergency Medicine and Major Trauma (Back to top)
ABC of Major Trauma
ABC of Prehospital Emergency Medicine
Acute medicine: a practical guide to the management of medical emergencies
Adult Emergency Medicine at a Glance
Emergency Medicine : Diagnosis and Management
Lecture Notes: Emergency Medicine
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
How the Endocrine System Works 
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
Lecture Notes: Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat
Oral medicine and pathology at a glance

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
Medical Statistics from Scratch : An Introduction for Health Professionals
Medical Statistics Made Easy
Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance
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 Skills for OSCEs
EMQs and SBAs for Medical Finals
Get through MRCP: PACES
OSCEs at a Glance
OSCEs for Medical Finals
SBA MCQs for the MRCS Part A
Situational Judgement Test (Oxford Assess and Progress)
Situational Judgement Test at a Glance
Succeeding in your Medical School Finals: Instant revision notes



Foundation Programme & CPD (Back to top)
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



Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Back to top)
Crash Course: Gastrointestinal system
Gastrointestinal Physiology
Gastrointestinal System at a Glance
Hepatology at a glance
Lecture Notes: Gastroenterology and Hepatology

You might also wish to visit our Gastroenterology & Hepatology 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  (Download for up to 3 months at a time)

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



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

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



Haematology and Oncology (Back to top)
ABC of Clinical Haematology
Crash Course: Haematology & Immunology
Haematology at a Glance
Haematology: An Illustrated Colour Text
Hoffbrand’s Essential Haematology 
Lecture Notes: Haematology
Lecture notes: Oncology
Oncology at a Glance
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology(Download for up to 3 months at a time)
Oxford Handbook of Oncology (Download for up to 3 months at a time)
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
Critical Observations in Radiology for Medical Students
Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics
Radiology at a glance

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
Mims’ Medical Microbiology
Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology (Download for up to 3 months at a time)
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: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System
Clinical biochemistry and metabolic medicine

Clinical Biochemistry: An Illustrated Colour Text
Clinical Chemistry
Clinical and Molecular Immunology
Crash Course : Cell Biology and Genetics
Crash Course: Haematology & Immunology
Emery’s Elements of Medical Genetics
How the Immune System Works 
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
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)
ABC of Clinical Reasoning
Arterial Blood Gas Analysis – making it easy
Clinical Skills Explained 
Churchill’s Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis
Clinical Investigations at a Glance
Crash Course: General Medicine
Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine
Differential Diagnosis of Common Complaints
History and Clinical Examination at a Glance 
Hutchison’s Clinical Methods: An Integrated Approach to Clinical Practice
Kumar & Clark’s Cases in Clinical Medicine
Kumar & Clark’s Clinical Medicine
Laboratory diagnostic pathways: clinical manual of screening methods and stepwise diagnosis
Macleod’s Clinical Examination
Medical School at a Glance
Medicine at a Glance
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis (Download for up to 3 months at a time)
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination & Practical Skills (Download for up to 3 months at a time) 
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine (Download for up to 3 months at a time)
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties (Download for up to 3 months at a time)
Perioperative Medicine for the Junior Clinician 
Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice
Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance



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

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
Contraception made easy
Crash Course: Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Embryology at a Glance
Essential human development
Essential Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Essential reproduction
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology at a Glance
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
Lecture Notes: Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology at a Glance

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 Rheumatology
Crash Course: Rheumatology and Orthopaedics
Managing Minor Musculoskeletal Injuries and Conditions
Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants
Rheumatology : a clinical handbook
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Trauma at a Glance
Textbook of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rheumatology
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
Lecture Notes: Paediatrics
Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics
Neonatology at a Glance
Oxford Handbook of Neonatology (Download for up to 3 months at a time)

Paediatrics at a Glance 
Practical Paediatrics

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.
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 and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease
Robbins Basic Pathology
Underwood’s Pathology: A Clinical Approach
Wheater’s Review of Histology & Basic Pathology

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



Pharmacology and Prescribing (Back to top)
Crash Course: Pharmacology
Essential Practical Prescribing
Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Medical Pharmacology at a Glance
Prescribing at a Glance
Prescribing Scenarios at a Glance
Rang and Dale’s Pharmacology



Psychiatry and Mental Health (Back to top)
Core Psychiatry
Crash Course: Psychiatry
Lecture Notes: Psychiatry
The Maudsley prescribing guidelines in psychiatry (download for up to 3 months at time)
MCQs in psychiatry for medical students.
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 : Urology
Oxford Handbook of Dialysis (Download for up to 3 months at a time)

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
Patient safety and healthcare improvement at a glance



Surgery (Back to top)
Essential surgical procedures
Get ahead! Surgery : 100 EMQs for finals
Lecture Notes: General Surgery 
MCQs and EMQs in surgery: A Bailey & Love Revision Guide 
Oxford Handbook of Operative Surgery (Download for up to 3 months at a time)
Perioperative Practice at a Glance
Principles and practice of surgery.
Surgery at a Glance

You might also wish to visit our Surgery resources library page