These are a selection of the resources which are available to you.
If you would like to suggest any additional resources or improvements, please contact us.
Download the latest Healthcare for Older People 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)
- Problem solving for older cancer patients. Oxford: Clinical Publishing, 2016.
- Essential geriatrics. 3rd ed. London: Radcliffe, 2016.
- Oxford case histories in geriatric medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.
- Geriatric medicine at a glance. Chichester: Wiley, 2015. (also available as an e-book, see below)
To browse a fuller list of books available on this topic on the catalogue, please click here: browse Healthcare for Older People books.
Here are some titles which are available as e-books (click title to access and log in with NHS OpenAthens login if prompted):
|Geriatric medicine at a glance||2015||Blundell|
|Oxford handbook of geriatric medicine. 2nd ed.||2012||Bowker|
|Old age psychiatry (Oxford Specialist Handbook)||2009||Sheehan|
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 are some of the journals available for this specialty:
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.
British Geriatrics Society
British Society of Gerontology
MDTea podcasts – fortnightly podcasts on various aspects of working with older people.
Here are some of the latest research publications written by RD&E authors in this specialty:
(added to the RD&E Research Repository):
- P-49 ‘Is home where i want to die?’ – prognostication and preferred place of care at the end of life in older hospital inpatients
- A multi-centre randomised trial to compare the effectiveness of geriatrician-led admission avoidance hospital at home versus inpatient admission.
- Obesity in Older People With and Without Conditions Associated With Weight Loss: Follow-up of 955,000 Primary Care Patients.
- Improving Hospital at Home for frail older people: insights from a quality improvement project to achieve change across regional health and social care sectors.
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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BNF for Children
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