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NICE Evidence Search

Do you need reliable high quality information when searching the internet?  The problem with search engines such as Google is that the websites it finds are of uncertain quality.  NICE Evidence Search is aimed at NHS staff, students and the public who want access to high quality medical and health related information.  It can be […]

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Twitter Training

The staff in the William Harvey Library at George Eliot Hospital provide a range of information skill training to assist you with your work. The session on ‘Introduction to Twitter’ explains how to use this social media tool to communicate and keep up to date. It covers how to set up an account, send ‘tweets’, […]

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DynaMed – Point of Care Resource

DynaMed provides summaries of evidence on approximately 4,000 clinical topics and includes links to many full text guidelines, Cochrane Systematic Reviews, research and review articles and patient information.  DynaMed can be searched or browsed with information displayed in bulletin points and is updated daily. It is available via any George Eliot computer using the link […]

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The history of medicine

The history of medicine:  a very short introduction by William Bynum is a new book in the William Harvey library shelved at WZ 40 BYN. At 169 pages it really is short but manages to cover western medical history well. Bynum divides the topic into six periods/themes: 1. Medicine at the bedside (Classical period – when […]

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Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

The full text of this manual is available electronically to all George Eliot staff and students.  ‘It provides up to date, evidence based clinical skills procedures related to essential aspects of a person’s care.  The procedures are based on the latest research finding and advice from clinical experts, to enable students and qualified nurses to […]

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Information Skills Training

The William Harvey Library provides a range of Information Skill Training to staff who are served by the library.  Topics covered include critical appraisal of research, using NICE Evidence Search, introduction to Twitter and how to access Oxford Medical Handbooks on line. They will provide you with skills to support patient care, education and service […]

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BMJ Case Reports

BMJ Case Reports provides a peer reviewed collection of more than 9,000 cases in all disciplines providing important information on common and rare conditions.  A George Eliot Open Athens password is required to access the reports via the following link From August 2014 the George Eliot Hospital has an institutional fellowship that allows staff and […]

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George Eliot NHS Athens Passwords

Athens is the secure login that gives you access to professional academic resources.  All George Eliot Staff and students on placement can register for one by following the link .  Once you have an Athens account you can access it from any computer or mobile device.  For more details please contact library staff.

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