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This page is for students enrolled on the Perioperative Nursing modules. Students can access Middlesex University and NHS resources by exploring the links on this page.
Below are some key resources recommended by your lecturers:
Cite Them Right Online
Cite Them Right Online will help you to reference just about any source, and understand how to avoid plagiarism. Make sure you have logged into Unihub before accessing.
NICE: Evidence Search
Use this link to register for an NHS Athens username and password via the Journals and Databases page
Cochrane Evidence Summaries
Cochrane Evidence is free to access and aims to summarize the key findings of Cochrane Systematic Reviews. The Cochrane Library gathers and summarizes the best evidence from research to help you make informed choices about treatment.
Quick full text searches
Library Search (Hendon)
Summon enables you to search most library resources simultaneously. Find articles, books, reports, DVDs, CDs and more. Swift and simple access to quality academic resources
Find full text articles from key UK nursing journals, including British Journal of Nursing.
British Nursing Database
An extensive and up to date nursing and midwifery database, covering over 200 UK journals and other English-language titles
Literature searching - further resources
CINAHL is your main resource to help you carry out a comprehensive search for relevant references across nearly 3000 journals. Remember you will not have access to all articles as full text.
Medline is an excellent tool to help you carry out a comprehensive search for relevant references from more than 4800 medical journals. Remember you will not have access to all articles as full text.
Cochrane (Open Access Resource)
The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It is the main resource for systematic reviews.
Apps for your phone / tablet
Help with Academic Writing
Gemma Wilkinson is your Academic Writing and Language Lecturer for the School of Health and Education.
Based in the Learning Enhancement Team (LET) Gemma can help you excel in your academic communication, whether this is in written assignments or oral presentations, as well as using information effectively and ethically in your work. The LET can also teach maths, stats and numeracy skills.
You can also book 1-to-1 tutorials with them, get written feedback on your work or sign up for LET workshops (links below).