1 January 2013
Access to Clinical Key is now available. You need to create a personal account to view & print PDFs and add images to your PowerPoint presentations. Clinical Key contains over 900 books & 500 journals and will replace MD Consult in 2014.
AccessMedicine ebook collection added. 21 titles in the clinical library and 47 in the Lange educational library.
23 December 2011
Access to OvidMD is now available. Use OvidMD to find the latest treatment options, evidence-based guidelines, drug therapies etc. Optimized for physicians and fully integrated with UpToDate full text content (onsite access only).
- Ovid MEDLINE
- Full Text Journal Articles
- Links to UpToDate full text content
- Evidence-Based Guidelines
- National Guidelines Clearinghouse
- Reference Books
- A to Z Drug Facts
- Alternative Medicine
- Patient Information - thousands of patient handouts from Relay Health (a division of McKesson) and UpToDate
- Medical Calculators
- CME points for searching OvidMD
25 March 2011
41 online books published by the American Nurses Association are now available from Books@Ovid:
Cardiovascular Nursing: Scopes and Standards of Practice
Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements
Corrections Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Faith Community Nursing: Developing a Quality Practice
Faith Community Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Forensic Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Genetics and Ethics in Health Care: New Questions in the Age of Genomic Health
Genetics/Genomics Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Gerontological Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Guide to the Code of Ethics for Nurses: Interpretation and Application
HIV/AIDS Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Holistic Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Home Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Hospice and Palliative Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Legal Nurse Consulting: Scope and Standards of Practice
Magnet Hospitals Revisited: Attraction and Retention of Professional Nurses
Neonatal Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practice
Nursing and Health Care Ethics: A Legacy and a Vision
Nursing Informatics: Scope and Standards of Practice
Nursing Professional Development: Scope and Standards of Practice
Nursing's Social Policy Statement: The Essence of the Profession
Pain Management Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Pediatric Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Plastic Surgery Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Public Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Radiology Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
School Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Scope and Standards of Addictions Nursing Practice
Scope and Standards of Diabetes Nursing Practice
Scope and Standards of Neuroscience Nursing Practice
Scope and Standards of Vascular Nursing Practice
Specialization and Credentialing in Nursing Revisited: Understanding the Issues, Advancing the Profession
Sustained Improvement in Nursing Quality: Hospital Performance on NDQI Indicators, 2007-2008
Teaching IOM: Implications of the Institute of Medicine Reports for Nursing Education
Transformational Eldercare from the Inside Out: Strengths-Based Strategies for Caring
Transforming Nursing Data into Quality Care: Profiles of Quality Improvement in U.S. Healthcare Facilities
Transplant Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
2 December 2010
Access to Best Practice is now available. Produced by the BMJ Evidence Centre, Best Practice brings together the latest research evidence, guidelines and expert opinion into one simple service, which can be accessed online or through your mobile. Best Practice Online Training Tutorials for Clinicians and Junior Doctors are also available.
21 October 2010
A trial to the Clinical Pharmacology drug referencing database from Gold Standard is available until November 2011. Content includes:
- Drug monographs
- Reports (e.g. interactions, adverse reactions, drug comparisons)
- Electronic Version of Trissel Stability of Compounded Formulations, 4th Edition
- IV Compatibility reports powered by Trissel's Two PharmaceuticalDatabase
- Searching capabilities (find drug by indication, contraindication, adverse reaction etc)
- Patient education
- Resources (e.g. comprehensive clinical calculators, lab references etc)
9 September 2010
BMJ Case Reports fellowship / subscription established. Read the Flyer for more information.
11 August 2010
Four new Joint Commission Resources titles are now available:
Infection Prevention and Control Issues in the Environment of Care
Medication Reconciliation Handbook
Pediatric Patient Safety in the Emergency Department
Toolkit for Preventing Health Care-Associated Infections
19 April 2010
EB Medicine. Two new resources from EB Medicine now available: Emergency Medicine Practice and EM Practice Guidelines Update. Please note that the subscription does not cover Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice.
2 February 2010
Xerxes Quick Search is here. Why Xerxes? Xerxes the Great (486-465) of Persia built the Gate of All Nations. The Xerxes Quick Search is your simple gateway to quality information. Login to search multiple resources in a single search. Customise your own list of resources to search, or save the references you find.
MD Consult has been 'Australian-ised'. It now contains:
- Drugs data from Australian Medicines Handbook replacing US drugs data
- Clinical calculators
- Two additional Australian Journals:
Heart, Lung and Circulation – Official Journal of the Cardiac Society of ANZ and the Australasian Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons
Obesity Research & Clinical Practice
- Two additional Australian eBooks:
Cadogan: Marshall & Reudy’s On Call: Principles & Protocols: Australian Version
Stewart, Kerridge & Parker: The Australian Medico-Legal Handbook
- Additional ANZ practice guidelines, whilst retaining existing international guidelines
- Links to local news on Medconnect
22 December 2009
Four new eBook collections from Elsevier are now available. See Books A-Z or Books listed by clinical specialty:
Anesthesia and Uncommon Diseases
Atlas of Regional Anesthesia
Basics of Anesthesia
Benumof and Hagberg's Airway Management
Complications in Anesthesia
Essentials of Cardiac Anesthesia
Evidence Based Practice of Anesthesiology
Kaplan's Cardiac Anesthesia
Smith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children
Stoelting's Anesthesia and Coexisting Disease
Hand Surgery Collection
Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder
The Elbow and Its Disorders
Green's Operative Hand Surgery
Hand and Upper Extremity Reconstruction
Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity
Techniques in Wrist and Hand Arthroscopy
Insall & Scott Surgery of the Knee
Noyes' Knee Disorders: Surgery, Rehabilitation, Clinical Outcomes
The Pediatric and Adolescent Knee
Pain Management Collection
Current Therapy in Pain
Essentials of Pain Medicine
Raj's Practical Management of Pain
24 November 2009
30 titles in the Wiley Evidence Based Medicine Collection are now available. See Books A-Z or Books listed by clinical specialty:
Clinical Thinking: Evidence, Communication and Decision-Making
Clinical Trials Explained
Cochrane Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth
Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions
Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems
Design of Studies for Medical Research
Evidence Base for Diabetes Care
Evidence Base of Clinical Diagnosis
Evidence Based Cardiology
Evidence-based Emergency Medicine
Evidence-based Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Evidence-Based Infectious Diseases
Evidence-based Medical Monitoring: From Principles to Practice
Evidence-Based Medicine: In Sherlock Holmes' Footsteps
Evidence-based Medicine Toolkit
Evidence-Based Neurology: Management of Neurological Disorders
Evidence-Based Obstetric Anesthesia
Evidence Based Ophthalmology
Evidence-Based Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes
Evidence-Based Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Evidence-Based Pediatric Oncology
Evidence-Based Pediatrics and Child Health
Evidence-Based Resource in Anaesthesia and Analgesia
Evidence-Based Respiratory Medicine
Evidence-Based Sports Medicine
Systematic Reviews in Health Care: Meta-Analysis in Context
Textbook of Clinical Trials
18 November 2009
Trial access to PEMSoft available until 31 December 2009. PEMSoft is an interactive clinical library and multimedia decision support software system that addresses acute and chronic illness and injury conditions from birth to adulthood, with an emphasis on children and adolescents.
9 November 2009
16 October 2009
28 "Made Incredibly Easy!" books are now available online. See Books A-Z, Books listed by clinical specialty or Books@Ovid:
ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy!
Anatomy & Physiology Made Incredibly Easy!
Assessment Made Incredibly Easy!
Breath Sounds Made Incredibly Easy!
Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Easy!
Clinical Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy!
Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
Diagnostic Tests Made Incredibly Easy!
Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy!
ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy!
Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy!
Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
Heart Sounds Made Incredibly Easy!
I.V. Therapy Made Incredibly Easy!
Maternal-Neonatal Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy!
Medication Administration Made Incredibly Easy!
Nursing Care Planning Made Incredibly Easy!
Nursing Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy!
Nursing Procedures Made Incredibly Easy!
Nutrition Made Incredibly Easy!
Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy!
Pediatric Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
Psychiatric Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy!
Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy!
8 October 2009
Trial access to 30 June 2010 now available for the SMART: Scientific and Medical Art Imagebase, a collection of over 18,000+ high quality illustrations and animations depicting anatomy, physiology, surgery, diseases, conditions, trauma, embryology, histology, and other health science topics.
7 October 2009
Trial access to 31 December 2009 now available for Mosby's Nursing Index and Mosby's Nursing Consult.
Mosby's Index is a new abstracting and indexing database for nursing and allied health literature. Updated daily, Mosby's Index offers access evidence-based content such as:
- Cover-to-cover indexing of more than 2,500 international journal titles, including peer-reviewed journals, trade publications, and electronic-only titles
- Includes 1,300 journal titles that are not available in CINAHL
- Coverage is comprehensive and includes evidence-based healthcare; all nursing specialties and professions; nursing education and training; nursing development and management; and much more!
- Ability to search, browse, save searches in folders, set up e-mail alerts, view and edit search history, e-mail search results
- Uses the EMTREE Life Science thesaurus, enhanced for nursing
Mosby's Nursing Consult brings nursing resources together in an online service that aims to help clinical nurses and nurse administrators efficiently find answers to pressing clinical questions. It includes access to 35 full text electronic books, hundreds of full text patient education handouts, and 11 advanced drug calculators:
- Latest Drug Information
- Patient Education
- Professional Journals
- Reference Books
- Current News
- Clinical Practice
- Evidence-based Content
- Care Planning Tools
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1 October 2009
Trial access to 31 December 2009 now available for the Oxford Medical Handbooks:
Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia
Oxford Handbook of Cardiology
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine
Oxford Handbook of Dialysis
Oxford Handbook of Neurology
Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry
11 September 2009
OECD Health Data and Clinical Evidence now available.
4 July 2008
View the list of print resources purchased for the collection July 2007 to June 2008.
16 June 2008
LibX tool bar released. The LibX Library Toolbar Widget gives you quick access to the Library's electronic resources from your web browser (either at work or from home) without having to go to the Library site. Once installed, the Library's A-Z Journal Finder, Catalogue, Google Scholar, and other electronic resources are just a click or two away.
14 November 2007
Google Custom Search engines created for Consumer Health Information and for Australian and International Clinical Guidelines.
5 September 2007
The LibToCs service relaunched (Library Tables of Contents). Sign up to receive email alerts as new journal issues subscribed to by the Library are published in subject areas of interest.
View the latest list (April to June 2007) of print resources purchased for the collection.
22 June 2007
FHHS Library site amended to syncronise with other WA Health Library sites.
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