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This page is for students enrolled on the Physical Assessment, Minor Injuries and Minor Illness modules. Students can access Middlesex University and NHS resources by exploring the links on this page.
Finding Books and Journal Articles
Use Library Search to find your books, journal articles and other online resources.
Library Search (Hendon) Use Library Search to find and access quality academic resources.
It replaces Summon and the Library Catalogue.
Referencing your work
Cite them right will help you to reference just about any source, and understand how to avoid plagiarism. Make sure you have logged into Unihub before accessing.
Below are some key resources recommended by your lecturers:
NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries
The NICE CKS service is a reliable source of evidence-based information and practical 'know how' about the common conditions managed in primary care. It is aimed at healthcare professionals working in primary and first-contact care.
This site presents the most common ocular problems in order of urgency with a brief discussion of each condition.
NICE: Evidence Search
Use this link to register for an NHS Athens username and password via the Journals and Databases page
Quick Full Text Searches
Search key nursing journals such as the British Journal of Community Nursing, British Journal of Nursing, Nurse Prescribing, Practice Nurse amongst others. All articles available as full text
OVID Full Text Journals
Over 200 journals covering nursing and other health professions.
Large collection of science journals including nursing, health professions and public health
Starting Your Literature Search
CINAHL is an excellent tool to help you carry out a comprehensive search for relevant references. Remember you will not have access to all articles as full text.
British Nursing Database
An extensive and up to date nursing and midwifery database, covering over 200 UK journals and other English-language titles.
Medline is an excellent tool to help you carry out a comprehensive search for relevant references. Remember you will not have access to all articles as full text.
Find full text articles from key UK nursing journals, including British Journal of Nursing.
Ordering your journal article
The main purpose of a database such as Medline or CINAHL is to find references to the good quality research evidence.
Sometimes you will be able to access the article straight away or you will able to find a paper copy of the journal in the library.
However sometimes you will need to order the article using the reference you found on the database.
You can order the article through the Inter Library Loans Service - follow the link below for more details. This service is currently free of charge.