Resources for Anaesthetics

On this page you will find details of selected content relevant to anaesthetics staff and students.

If you have any questions or suggestions please contact: library.tsdft@nhs.net or (01803) 656700.

Quick links:

Discovery Search

Databases

Journals

Books and Ebooks

Other Resources

Apps


Discovery Search

(Guide)

Discovery search lets you easily find and access the library's resources (both books and articles are listed). It features a flexible search box which allows you to search for a specific title or perform a keyword topic search.

NOTE: To access the online resources you will need an NHS OpenAthens account. If you do not have an account please click here to register.

Full-text will not be available for all articles - if you wish to access an article where full text is not available please request a copy using our request form.

Databases

(Guide)

The NICE Healthcare Databases will enable you to complete detailed literature searches i.e. locate various articles on a topic. As an NHS employee/placement student you have access to 8 databases:

AMED - covers topics for allied health professions

BNI (British Nursing Index) - primarily of use for nurses but also includes allied health topics

CINAHL - international nursing and allied health

EMBASE - primarily European biomedicine - good for pharmacology and drug therapy

HBE- healthcare administration and other non-clinical aspects of healthcare institution management.

HMIC - health service management and organisation. Includes grey literature

MEDLINE - general medical database covering most health topics

PsycINFO - psychology and psychiatry

NOTE: To access the databases you will need an NHS OpenAthens account. If you do not have an account please click here to register.

Databases contain bibliographic records i.e references. Full-text will not be available for all articles - if you wish to access an article where full text is not available please request a copy using our request form.


Journals

Discovery search guide 

Discovery Search is a searchable and browsable list of all the print and electronic journals available to you through the NHS. Use the search box to search for a specific title or keyword. If the journal/article you require is not available please request a copy using our request form

NOTE: To access the My Journals/articles you will need an NHS OpenAthens account. If you do not have an account please click here to register.

Highlighted print journals:

Title Coverage
Anaesthesia 2010 (65) -
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 2010 (38) -
British Journal of Anaesthesia 2010 (104, 2) - 2017 (118, 3)


Highlighted online journals:

Click on a title to access the Journal.

Title Coverage
Advances in Anesthesia 2007 -
Anaesthesia Critical Care and Pain Medicine 2015 -
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine 2007 -
Anesthesiology Clinics 2007 -
Best Practice and Research: Clinical Anaesthesiology 2007 -
Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 2007 -
BMJ (British Medical Journal) 1840 -
The Lancet 2007 -

 


And more.........check Discovery Search to see the full range.


Books and Ebooks

Discovery search guide

To search for books and ebooks please click here.  

To renew your books online click here.

To access ebooks you will need an NHS OpenAthens account. If you do not have an account please click here to register.

Latest print books added to the Library:

Title Publication date Authors
Clinical anaesthesia: lecture notes 2017 Gwinnutt, Matthew et al.
Drugs in anaesthesia and intensive care 2016 Scarth, Edward et al.
Fundamentals of anaesthesia 2017 Lin, Ted et al.
Get through final FRCA: single best answers 2016 Rangarajan, Desikan et al.
Handbook of anaesthesia and peri-operative medicine 2017 Mendonca, Cyprian et al.
How to survive in anaesthesia: a guide for trainees 2017 Robinson, Neville et al.
Multiple true/false questions for the primary FRCA: pharmacology 2017 May, Simon A
Multiple true/false questions for the primary FRCA: physics, clinical measurement and data interpretation 2017 May, Simon A
Multiple true/false questions for the primary FRCA: physiology and anatomy 2017 May, Simon A
OSCE questions for the primary FRCA 2016 Whiten, Christopher ed.
Oxford case histories in anaesthesia 2015 McCormack and Kelly
Oxford handbook of anaesthesia  2016 Allman, Keith G. et al.
Passing the primary FRCA SOE: a practical guide 2016 Blandford, Claire M.
Practice SBAs for the primary FRCA: 90 questions with answers and explanations 2017 May, Simon A
Preparing to pass the FRCA 2016 Whymark, Caroline
Principles and practice of ophthalmic anaesthesia 2017 Jaichandran, V. V. et al.
The primary FRCA structured oral examination: study guide 1  2016 McCombe, Kate et al.
The primary FRCA structured oral examination: study guide 2 2016 McCombe, Kate et al.


Highlighted ebooks:

Click on a title to access the ebook.

Title Publication date Authors
Anesthesia: a comprehensive review 2015 Hall, B.
Basics of anesthesia   2018 Pardo, Manuel C. et al.
Brown’s atlas of regional anesthesia   2017 Farag, Ehab et al. 
Complications in anesthesia  2018  Fleisher, Lee A. et al. 
Complications in Neuroanesthesia 2016 Probhakar, Hermanshu
Cottrell and Patel’s neuroanesthesia  2017 Cottrell, James et al.
Crisis Management in Anesthesiology 2015 Gaba, D.
Duke's Anesthesia Secrets 2016 Duke, J.
Essence of anesthesia practice  2018 Fleisher, Lee A. et al.
Kaplan's Cardiac Anesthesia 2017 Kaplan, J.
Miller's Anesthesia 2015 Miller, R.
Non-Operating Room Anesthesia 2015 Weiss, M.
Sedation: a guide to patient management  2018  Malamed, Stanley 
Smith’s anesthesia for infants and children  2017  Davis, Peter J. et al. 
Stoeling’s anesthesia and co-existing disease   2018  Hines, Roberta L. et al. 

Other Resources

The below resources are also available to South Devon NHS staff and placement students. In order to access some of these resources you will need an NHS OpenAthens username and password. If you do not have an NHS OpenAthens account please click here to register.

ClinicalKey - a clinical search engine providing access to over 500 journals, 1,000 ebooks and other full text resources. Also include images and video. NHS OpenAthens Account required.

Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) - provided by NICE. Contains summaries of the current evidence base and practical guidance on best practice in respect of 330+ primary care presentations.

Cochrane Library - consists of 6 databses which contain different types of high quality evidence e.g. systematic reviews, RCTs and Health Technology Assessments.

Medicines Complete - online access to the BNF and BNFc. NHS OpenAthens account required.

NICE Evidence - NICE search resource for freely available health information.Contains guidelines, other evidence-based resources, patient information and lots more.

Trip Database - clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care.

UpToDate - evidence-based clinical reference tool for use at the point-of-care. NHS OpenAthens account required.


Apps

In order to access most of these apps you will need an NHS OpenAthens username and password. If you do not have an NHS OpenAthens account please click here to register.

All listed apps are available for Apple and Android devices.

UpToDate - handy, evidence-based, point-of care tool in app form.

NICE Apps:

BNF

BNFC

NICE Guidance