Welcome to this Subject Guide, which brings together key resources and information for students and staff in the Department.
A summary of NHS services is available by typing Coronavirus into our regular FAQs. These also provide additional information and guidance about accessing our e-resources, using the University, VPNs, etc.
You can contact us, your Academic Liaison Librarians, for help via email or to arrange an appointment via video chat or phone. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you need support.
The Brynmor Jones Library is open seven days a week, please check for opening times. If you wish to work in the Library you must Book a seat. You can browse the shelves and borrow books without booking a seat. You can also reserve books via the Library search to collect later.
The Skills Team are offering online and on campus personal appointments and a series of workshops and webinars will be offered in Trimester 1. Please see the Skills Team pages for more information.
The University of York Library buildings are open seven days a week, from 8am to 12am. You'll find all the information to get started on our Library webpage. Also, check out the video below on some of the services the Library has on offer.
|The Cochrane Library||i
Covers the effectiveness of healthcare intervention, including reviews of literature and references to randomised controlled trials.
Medline is the primary abstracting and indexing service for the medical and biomedical sciences indexing over 4,600 journals. Daily and weekly updates.
The same platform includes access to EMBASE, AMED (Allied and Contemporary Health Medicine), HMIC (Health Management Information Consortium) and PsycINFO (useful for mental health topics). Use the "Change" link above the search box to switch to a different resource on the platform.
Covers step by step clinical skills procedures, links to national guidance, plus other features covering assessment.
Embase (also known as the Excerpta Medical Database) covers biomedical and pharmaceutical information, indexing over 3,500 pharmaceutical and biomedical related journals. Updated weekly.
The same platform includes access to Medline, AMED (Allied and Contemporary Health Medicine), HMIC (Health Management Information Consortium) and PsycINFO (useful for mental health topics). Use the "Change" link above the search box to switch to a different resource on the platform.
|BMJ Best Practice||via Hull||i
BMJ Best Practice is a decision-support tool for use at the point of care. Structured around the patient consultation, it aims to present the required information just as it's needed.
Sign in using the "Shibboleth users go here" option (under the Log in tab): choose "UK Access Management Federation for Education and Research (UK)", click "Continue", then search for and select the University of Hull.
Once signed in via Hull, it's a good idea to set up a My BMJ Best Practice account in order to access the personalisation features available.
You can also set up the BMJ Best Practice app.