Resources for Ophthalmology

On this page you will find details of selected content relevant to ophthalmology 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 online journals:

Click on a title to access the Journal.

Title Coverage
American Journal of Ophthalmology 2007 -
Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology 2007 -
Contact Lens & Anterior Eye 2007 -
Journal of AAPOS 2007 -
Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 2007 -
Ocular Surface 2007 -
Ophthalmology 2007 -
Survey of Ophthalmology 2007 -
BMJ 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                          
Care of the child with ophthalmic problems 2016 Shaw, Mary et al.
Eye Emergencies: the practitioner's guide 2016 Field, Dorothy et al.
Kanski's Clinical Ophthalmology: a systemic approach 2016 Bowling, Brad
Manual for eye examination and diagnosis 2017 Leitmann, Mark W.
Ophthalmology  2016 Lang, Gerhard K. et al.
Ophthalmology: lecture notes 2016 James, Bruce et al.
Ophthalmic nursing 2017 Shaw, Mary et al.
Review of ophthalmology 2017 Friedman Neil J.
The Eye: basic sciences in practice 2016 Forrester John V. et al.
The wills eye manual: office and emergency room diagnosis and treatment of eye disease 2017 Bagheri, Nika et al.


Highlighted ebooks:

Click on a title to access the ebook.

Title                                                                                                            Publication date              Authors                    
Asian blepharoplasty and the eyelid crease 2016 Chen William, P. D.
Cornea 2017 Mannis, Mark J. et al.
Glaucoma 2015 Shaarawy, Tarek M. et al.
Kanski's clinical ophthalmology: a systemic approach  2016 Bowling, Brad
Liu, Volpe and Galetta's Neuro-Ophthalmology 2019 Liu, Grant T. et al.
Ocular pathology 2015 Yanoff, Myron et al.
Ophthalmology secrets in color 2016 Gault, Janice A. et al.
Ryan's retina 2018 Schachat, Andrew P.
Taylor and hoyt's pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus 2017 Lambert, Scott R. et al.
The eye: basic sciences in practice  2016 Forrester, John V. et al.
The retinal atlas 2017 Freund, K Bailey
Video atlas of oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery 2017 Korn, Bobby S. 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