Queen Elizabeth Unit staff can find the latest advice and information on the management and treatment of COVID-19, as well as online access to clinical skills training and critical care procedural guidance, in this special guide brought to you by the team at Barts Health Knowledge and Library Services
Our team have identified the following key resources, which should be available to you on and off the hospital site. Most of these resources are freely available; however, some may require a special login (OpenAthens). If you don't have an OpenAthens account complete this form.
For support and advice on accessing and using any of these resources, or if you have a question about anything else, please contact our team.Ask us
DynaMed is a clinical decision support tool, providing summaries for over 3,000 disease and condition topics, and incorporating over 1,000 drug topics. Updated daily, it includes guidelines from NICE, SIGN and Royal Colleges. Access the latest clinical evidence on the Novel Coronavirus from DynaMed® topic guide.
ClinicalSkills.net is an online educational resource supporting training and best practice in clinical skills procedures. All guidelines are presented in a highly illustrated step-by-step format. Procedures include guidelines for: Respiratory Care, Specimen Collection, Intravenous Therapy, Cannulation and Venepuncture and many more. Access requires a login contact us for more information.
The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures is online manual of nursing procedures compiled from the latest clinical evidence. The Manual includes over 350 evidence-based clinical procedures related to every aspect of care, from handwashing to observations including respiratory assessment.
Our staff carry out evidence and clinical searches to support you, whether you need materials for research or patient care purposes. This is a free service provided by Barts Health Knowledge and Library Services. Contact us for more information or to request a search.