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. The Library is also running a click and collect service. The Skills Team are offering online appointments and a series of webinars will be offered in Trimester 2. Please see the Skills Team pages for more information.
Lots of our services are continuing during lockdown, and the Morrell, Fairhurst and Burton are open seven days a week, from 9am to 7pm. You'll find all the relevant information in our News item. Also, check out the video below on using the library at a distance.
|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.