Resources for Cardiology

On this page you will find details of selected content relevant to cardiology 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

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

PubMed - life sciences and biomedical literature

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 online journals:

Click on a title to access the Journal.

Title Coverage
American Heart Journal 2007 onwards       
American Journal of Cardiology, The 2007 onwards
Cardiology Clinics 2007 onwards 
International Journal of Cardiology 2007 onwards 
JACC 2007 onwards 
Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases 2008 onwards 
Atherosclerosis 2007 onwards 
Canadian Journal of Cardiology 2007 onwards 
Heart, Lung and Circulation 2007 onwards 
JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging 2008 onwards 
JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions 2008 onwards 
JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology 2015 onwards 
JACC: Heart Failure 2013 onwards 
Journal of Cardiac Failure 2007 onwards
Journal of Cardiology 2008 onwards       
Journal of Electrocardiology 2007 onwards 
Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases   2007 onwards 
Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 2007 onwards 
Progress in Pediatric Cardiology 2007 onwards 
The Lancet 2007 onwards
BMJ 1840 onwards

 


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 and log in to your library account. 

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

To review the latest print books and e-book added to the library, click here.


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 - Medicines information curated by leading scientists, experts and researchers. 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.


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.

NICE Apps:

BNF and BFNC