Tag Archives: E-resources

BMJ Best Practice

From the 1st of April, BMJ Best Practice will be available to staff throughout YDH, as well as the NHS in England.

BMJ Best Practice is a point of care tool that draws on the latest evidence-based research to offer step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention.

An OpenAthens password is required in order to access this resource. If you don’t already have an OpenAthens password, you can Register Here.

BMJ Best Practice is also available as an app on iOS and Android devices. For information on how to set the app up, please Contact the Library.


BMJ Case Reports

As of the 1st of April 2019, the Library now has access to BMJ Case Reports.

BMJ Case Reports is an educational resource offering a high volume of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, can easily find clinically important information on common and rare conditions.

BMJ Case Reports can be viewed Here. This resource is available to all YDH members of staff.

An OpenAthens password is required to access this resource. If you don’t already have an OpenAthens password you can Register Here.

Please Contact the Library if you experience any problems accessing this resource.


KnowledgeShare is now available to Yeovil Academy Library members.

KnowledgeShare is a targeted personal current awareness service, with bulletins delivered straight to your inbox. It allows you to stay up-to-date without overwhelming you with information.

More information on KnowledgeShare and how to access this resource can be found Here.


Cochrane Clinical Answers

Cochrane Clinical Answers is now available to all staff and students at YDH.

Cochrane Clinical Answers covers 32 Clinical Specialties and provide a readable, digestible, clinically focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane systematic reviews. They are designed to be actionable and to inform decision-making at the point of care. Each Cochrane Clinical Answer contains a clinical question, a short answer, and an opportunity to ‘drill down’ to the evidence from the Cochrane Review.

The link to Cochrane Clinical Answers can be found Here, along with information on and links to a few of the other resources provided by The Cochrane Library.

Library News

New E-resource Available – Clinicalskills.net


The Library has recently purchased Clinicalskills.net, allowing all members of staff at YDH to access it.

Clinicalskills.net is a set of illustrated clinical skills guidelines with information on over 220 procedures. All procedures featured on Clinicalskills.net are evidence-based (where evidence exists), with click-through links to national guidance and other published papers.

An OpenAthens password is required to be able to access this resource. If you don’t already have an OpenAthens password you can Register Here