Resources for Surgery

On this page you will find details of selected content relevant to surgery 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 Surgery   2011 - Jan 2017
Journal of Hand Surgery 2011 - Jan 2017


Highlighted online journals:

Click on a title to access the Journal.

Title Coverage
American Journal of Surgery 2007 onwards       
Canadian Journal of Surgery 2007 onwards
Current Problems in Surgery 2007 onwards 
Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2007 onwards 
Surgery 2007 onwards 
Surgical Clinics of North America 2007 onwards 
Advances in Surgery 2007 onwards 
Annals of Vascular Surgery  2007 onwards 
AORN Journal 2007 onwards 
European Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 onwards 
European Journal of Vascular  and Endovascular Surgery  2007 onwards 
International Journal of Surgery 2007 onwards 
International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 2010 onwards 
Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2007 onwards
Journal of Surgical Education 2007 onwards 
Journal of Surgical Research  2007 onwards 
Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007 onwards 
Journal of Visceral Surgery  2010 onwards 
Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery 2007 onwards 
Surgeon, The 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                          
Acute and chronic wounds: current management concepts 2016 Bryant, Ruth A. et al.
Clinical cases and OSCEs in surgery: the definitive guide to passing examinations 2018 Ramachandran, Manoj et al.
Essentials of perioperative nursing 2017              Goodman, Terri et al.       
General surgery: lecture notes 2016 Ellis, Harold et al.
Introduction to surgery for students 2017 Fisher, Rebecca A. et al.
Minor surgery at a glance 2017             Mohan, Helen et al.      
Oxford handbook of operative surgery 2017 Agarwal, Anil et al.
Principles and practice of surgery  2018 Garden, O. James et al.
Rapid perioperative care                       2017 Wicker, Paul et al.    
Wound care essentials: practice principles                    2016       Baranoski, Sharon et al.  


Highlighted ebooks:

Click on a title to access the ebook.

Title Publication date Authors                               
Abernathy’s surgical secrets 2018 Harken, Alden H. et al.
Aesthetic: volume 2 of plastic surgery 2018 Rubin, J Peter et al
Atlas of cardiac surgical techniques 2019 Sellke, Frank W. et al.
Atlas of laparoscopic and robotic urologic surgery 2017 Bishoff, Jay T. et al.
Blumgart's surgery of the liver, biliary tract and pancreas 2017 Jarnagin, William
Craniofacial, head and neck surgery, pediatric plastic surgery: volume 3 of plastic surgery 2018 Rodriguez, Eduardo D. et al.
Current surgical therapy  2017 Cameron, John L. et al
Endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysms 2018 Donas, Konstantinos P. et al.
Essential surgical procedures 2016 Valasco, Jose M.
Flaps and reconstructive surgery 2017 Wei, Fu-Chan et al.

Gartsman’s shoulder arthroscopy

2019 Elkousy, Hussein et al.
Lower extremity, trunk and burns: volume 4 of plastic surgery 2018 Song, David H. et al.
Master techniques in facial rejuvenation 2018 Azizzadeh, Babak
Plastic surgery 2018 Neligan, Peter C.
Principles and practice of surgery 2018 Garden, O. James et al.
Principles: volume 1 of plastic surgery 2018 Neligan, Peter C. et al.
Rosai and ackerman’s surgical pathology 2018 Goldblum, John R.
Sabiston textbook of surgery: the biological basis of modern surgical practice 2017 Townsend, Courtney M.

Shoulder Arthroplasty

2019 Edwards, T. Bradley

 


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