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Renal Medicine/Nephrology

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.

Books E-books Journals Databases
Evidence-based practice CPD Research Apps

Download the latest Renal Medicine/Nephrology resource list here:

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)

To browse a fuller list of books available on this topic on the catalogue, please click here: browse Renal Medicine books.

All e-books are catalogued and accessible via the Library Catalogue.
An NHS OpenAthens login is required to access most e-books.

Here are some titles which are available as e-books (click title to access and log in with NHS OpenAthens login if prompted):

Title Year Author
Oxford handbook of nephrology & hypertension. 2nd ed. 2014 Steddon
Oxford handbook of renal nursing 2013 Mahon


You can search our journal subscriptions on our A-Z Journals page.
An NHS OpenAthens login may be required to access some of the online journals.

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:

Journal Coverage Access note
American Journal of Nephrology 1996- (1 year embargo) NHS OpenAthens
BMC Nephrology 2000- Freely available
Canadian Journal of Kidney Health & Disease 2015- NHS OpenAthens
Case Reports in Nephrology 2011- Freely available
Clinical & Experimental Nephrology 2002- (1 year delay) NHS OpenAthens
Clinical Kidney Journal 2012- Freely available
Current Opinion in Nephrology & Hypertension 1998-2016 NHS OpenAthens
International Journal of Nephrology 2010- Freely available
International Journal of Nephrology & Renovascular Disease 2008- Freely available
Journal of Nephropathology 2012- Freely available
Journal of Renal Care 2006- (1 year embargo) NHS OpenAthens
Kidney Diseases 2015- (1 year delay) Freely available
Kidney International 2000- (1 year delay) NHS OpenAthens
Nature Reviews Nephrology 2005- (1 year delay) NHS OpenAthens
Nephrology Nursing Journal 1997- NHS OpenAthens
Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation: official publication of the European Dialysis & Transplant Association 1996- (1 year delay) Freely available
Pediatric Nephrology 1996- (1 year delay) NHS OpenAthens
Renal & Urology News 2008- NHS OpenAthens
Renal Society of Australasia Journal 2008- NHS OpenAthens
Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation 2014- 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)

Evidence-based practice
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, specifically Kidn-e: e-Learning for Renal Medicine.
Renal Association


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.


NICE apps:

Click here for instructions and links to download the official NICE apps for:
BNF for Children
NICE Guidance

To use the NICE BNF and NICE BNFC apps for the first time and to activate any content updates, users will need to enter their NHS OpenAthens user name and password. For further advice, visit theNICE apps support page.


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