Resources for Dermatology

On this page you will find details of selected content relevant to dermatology 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 journal:

Title Coverage
British Journal of Dermatology April 2011 onwards


Highlighted online journals:

Click on a title to access the Journal.

Title Coverage
 Clinics in Dermatology  2007 onwards
 Dermatologic Clinics 2007 onwards
 Dermatology  2011 onwards
 Journal of Dermatological Science  2007 onwards 
 Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 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.

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                          
Dermatologic nursing essentials: a core curriculum  2016 Nicol, Noreen H.
Dermatology 2017 Huang, William W. 
Dermatology made easy 2017 Oakley, Amanda M.
Dermatology: lecture notes 2017

Graham-Brown, Robin A. et al

Fitzpatrick’s color atlas and synopsis of clinical dermatology 2017 Wolff, Klaus et al.
Handbook of dermatology treatments 2017 Ardern-Jones, Michael R. et al.
Oxford handbook of medical dermatology 2016 Burge, Susan et al.


Highlighted ebooks:

Click on a title to access the ebook.

Title Publication date Authors
Andrew’s diseases of the skin: clinical atlas  2018  James, William D. et al.
Botulinum toxin  2018 Carruthers, Alastair et al. 
Cosmeceuticals  2016  Draelos, Zoe D. 
Clinical dermatology: a colour guide to diagnosis and therapy 2016 Habif, Thomas P.
Dermatological signs of systemic disease  2017  Callen, Jeffrey P. 
Dermatology 2018 Bolognia, Jean L. et al.
Dermatology: an illustrated colour text  2016  Gawkrodger, David J. et al. 
Dermatology secrets plus 2016  Fitzpatrick, James E. et al.
Dermatopathology  2016  Busam, Klaus J. 
Ferri's fast facts in dermatology 2019 Ferri, Fred F.
Flaps and grafts in dermatologic surgery  2018  Rohrer, Thomas E. 
Hurwitz clinical pediatric dermatology 2016 Paller, Amy S. et al.
Lasers and lights  2018  Hruza, George J. et al.  
Neonatal and infant dermatology 2015 Eichenfield, Lawrence F. et al. 
Skin disease: diagnosis and treatment  2018   Habif, Thomas P. 
Soft tissue augmentation: procedures in cosmetic dermatology 2018 Carruthers, Jean et al.
Urgent care dermatology: symptom-based diagnosis   2018  Fitzpatrick, James E. et al. 
Weedon’s skin pathology  2016  Patterson, James W. 
Weedons skin pathology essentials  2017  Johnston. Ronald 

 


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