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Point of Care Tools for Cardiff and Vale UHB Staff Clinical Key & UpToDate

Find Clinical Key and UpToDate on the Clinical Portal on any Cardiff and Vale UHB networked PC.

clinical key

Clinical Key is an online search tool which gives access to key point clinical summaries, 600+ journals, 1,150+ books, systematic reviews, practice guidelines, patient information and 18,000 videos and images relating to all medical and surgical specialities. This current, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information is updated daily.

 

uptodate

UpToDate is a clinical decision support resource that provides answers to clinical questions on over 10,000 topics in over 22 medical specialties. UpToDate topic reviews cover all of the major aspects of a particular condition, including symptoms, tests, diagnosis and treatment options. Patient information materials are also available.

 

Athens accounts

Both resources are available off site using an Athens account.  You can self register for an Athens account via the Cardiff and Vale UHB intranet howis.wales.nhs.uk/ehl  or the internet www.wales.nhs.uk/ehl.  For help, please email soper@cardiff.ac.uk  or  cochraneliby@cardiff.ac.uk

Trial – MITCognet

We currently have a trial to MITCognet – cognet.mit.edu.

This includes 650 ebooks, core reference works including:

The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (Wilson, Keil)
The Handbook of Brain Theory and Neural Networks, 2nd edition (Arbib)
The Visual Neuroscience, Volumes 1 and 2 (Chalupa, Werner)
Handbook of Functional Neuroimaging of Cognition, 2nd edition (Cabeza, Kingstone)
Principles and Practice of Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision, 2nd edition (Heckenlively, Arden)
Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2nd edition (Nelson, Luciana)
The Cognitive Neurosciences, 4th edition (Gazzaniga)
The Handbook of Multisensory Processes (Calvert, Spence, Stein)
Status Epilepticus: Mechanisms and Management (Wasterlain, Treiman)
The MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Disorders (Kent)
The New Handbook of Multisensory Processing (Stein)

and 6 journals:

Artificial Life
Computational Linguistics
Evolutionary Computation
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
Linguistic Inquiry
Neural Computation
Platform Functionality

The trial is for 60 days and we would really appreciate any comments or feedback to blslibrarians@cardiff.ac.uk

Trial – PsycBooks & PsycTests

We currently have a trials to 2 resources from the same supplier as PsycInfo – PsycBooks & PsycTests

PsycBooks contains full text in PDF of scholarly book titles published by the American Psychological Association (APA).  In 2006, the database offering includes about 900 titles, including 100 out-of-print books from 1950-2002, approximately 300 archival resources in psychology, and the exclusive electronic release of the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology with over 1,500 authored entries.  PsycBOOKS is updated with new releases of APA books and books originally produced by other publishers on a monthly basis.

PsycTests is an electronic database providing descriptive summaries, full text, and relevant citations on the development and assessment of tests and measures that can be used in research and teaching. The database serves as a repository for the full text (when available) of psychological tests and measures as well as a source of structured information about tests of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. Updated monthly, PsycTESTS® includes unpublished tests, tests developed by psychologists for which no source document has been located, and information about published tests available from commercial publishers.

We would love to get feedback from you as to how useful this resource would be for the University to subscribe to, please send any feedback to blslibrarians@cardiff.ac.uk.

The trial runs until 28th November 2015.