These are a selection of the resources which are available to you.
You may also find some useful information in the Emergency Medicine and Anaesthetics
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Download the latest Acute Medicine & Critical Care resource list here(PDF):
To look for specific books, please search the Library Catalogue.
Here is a list of some of the newest additions to stock in this subject area:
(Click on the title to check availability on the Library Catalogue)
- Acute and critical care in adult nursing. 2nd ed. London: Sage, 2016.
- Cases in diagnostic reasoning: acute and critical care nurse practitioner. London: McGraw Hill, 2016.
- Doing research in emergency and acute care: making order out of chaos. Chichester: Wiley, 2016.
- Drugs in anaesthesia and intensive care. 5th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.
- Nursing acutely ill adults. Abingdon: Routledge, 2016.
- OSCEs for the final FFICM. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
- Oxford desk reference: acute medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.
- Oxford handbook of critical care nursing. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. (Also available as an e-book)
- Oxford textbook of critical care. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.
- Revision notes in intensive care medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.
- Ward-based critical care: a guide for health professionals. 2nd ed. Keswick: M&K Publishing, 2016.
To browse a fuller list of books available on this topic on the catalogue, please click here: browse Acute Medicine/Critical Care books.
Here are some relevant titles which are available as an e-book (click title to access and log in with NHS OpenAthens login if prompted):
|Oxford handbook of critical care nursing. 2nd ed.||2016||Creed|
|Critical care nursing made incredibly easy.||2010||Cutler|
|Oxford handbook of critical care. 3rd ed.||2009||Singer|
If you can’t find what you’re looking for, we can obtain articles from other libraries for you via our Document Supply Service.
Here is a selection of some of the journals available for this specialty:
|American Journal of Critical Care||2002-||NHS OpenAthens|
|Annals of Intensive Care||2011-||Freely available|
|Case Reports in Critical Care||2014-||NHS OpenAthens|
|Critical Care: official journal of the Critical Care Forum||1997-||Freely available|
|Critical Care Nurse||2002-||NHS OpenAthens|
|Critical Care: Research & Practice||2010-||Freely available|
|Intensive and Critical Care Nursing||2003- (2 month delay)||NHS OpenAthens|
|Intensive Care Medicine||1997- (1 year delay)||NHS OpenAthens|
|Journal of Critical Care||2003- (2 month delay)||NHS OpenAthens|
|Journal of Intensive Care||2013-||Freely available|
|Nursing in Critical Care||2003- (1 year embargo)||NHS OpenAthens|
NHS Healthcare databases (HDAS) – (NHS OpenAthens login required)
Search across a set of databases including:
AMED – Allied & Complimentary Medicine – allied health professionals, complementary medicine
BNI – British Nursing Index – nursing, midwifery and health visitors
CINAHL – Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature – nursing & allied health professionals
EMBASE – Drugs and pharmacology
Healthcare Business Elite – Healthcare administration, institutional management
HMIC – Healthcare Management Consortium
Medline – general medicine database
PsycINFO – Psychology & allied fields.
ProQuest Hospital Premium Collection – (NHS OpenAthens login required)
PubMed – (no login required)
For more information on these resources, full visit our full Evidence-based practice page.
BMJ Case Reports – NHS OpenAthens login required. Contact us for Fellowship Code to submit case reports.
Clinical Knowledge Summaries – no login required
Cochrane Library – no login required
NICE Evidence search – no login required. See also NICE Guidance, NICE Pathways & Standards & Indicators.
TRiP database – no login required. TRiP PRO is available from NHS networked PCs.
UpToDate – access via Hub (Non-Clinical Systems) on RD&E site, or via NHS OpenAthens off site.
BMJ Learning – NHS OpenAthens login & personal registration required
e-Learning for Healthcare – NHS OpenAthens login. Including access to the ACUMEN (Acute Medicine Network) e-learning programme.
British Association of Critical Care Nurses
Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine
Society for Acute Medicine
Here are some of the latest research publications written by RD&E authors in this specialty:
(added to the RD&E Research Repository):
If you’ve written an article, book or book chapter and you’d like the details added to the RD&E Research Repository, please contact us: rde-tr.ResearchRepository@nhs.net.
For more information on how the library can support your research, please visit the Research Hub.
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