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NHS Education for Scotland
NHS Scotland Allied Health Professions Resources
- Speech and language therapy http://www.elib.scot.nhs.uk
Managing knowledge to support the patient journey
Contents:
1. Subscription Databases
2. Free Databases
3. Journals
4. Books
5. Free websites
NHS Scotland e-Library www.elib.scot.nhs.uk
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1. Subscription Databases
The following databases can be accessed from the ‘Databases’ link on the e-Library
homepage.
AMED (Allied and Complementary Medicine)
A unique bibliographic database, covering a selection of journal in complementary medicine,
palliative care, and several professions allied to medicine. Coverage 1985 - current. Access is
available to NHS affiliated staff and students from all sectors.
Use ATHENS username and password.
Biomedical Reference Comprehensive Collection
Biomedical Reference Collection: Comprehensive provides doctors, research scientists,
students, clinical specialists and managers with access to nearly 900 full text journals,
including full text for more than 850 peer-reviewed publications, covering such disciplines as
clinical medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and the
preclinical sciences. When this citation database is viewed via EBSCOhost there is the ability
to link to full text for articles contained within the Biomedical Reference Collection:
Comprehensive database.
Use ATHENS username and password.
CINAHL
The Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health (CINAHL) database provides authoritative
coverage of the literature related to nursing and allied health. Coverage: 1982 - current.
Access is available to NHS affiliated staff and students from all sectors.
Use ATHENS username and password.
Embase
A major biomedical and pharmaceutical database covering the following fields: drug
research, pharmacology, pharmaceutics, toxicology, clinical and experimental human
medicine, health policy and management, public health, occupational health, environmental
health, drug dependence and abuse, psychiatry, forensic medicine, and biomedical
engineering/instrumentation. Widely used biomedical and pharmaceutical databases because
of its currency and in-depth indexing. Coverage: 1980 - current. Access is available to NHS
affiliated staff and students from all sectors.
Use ATHENS username and password.
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MD Consult
MD Consult contains over 40 Elsevier journals, Mosby Year Books, Clinics of North
America, over 40 of the world’s most renowned reference books, patient education handouts,
practice guidelines, educational resources, software for your PDA and much more. Clinicians
search the entire database with a single easy-to-use and fast MEDLINE search in order to get
authoritative answers. There is no other way to consult a multiple sources of medical
literature this fast. We trust that your usual discretion will be used with regard to the patient
handouts, which have not been validated by NHS Scotland, and with the practice guidelines
which are largely American in origin.
Use ATHENS username and password.
Medline
MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's (NLM) premier bibliographic database
covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care
system, and the preclinical sciences. Coverage: 1966 - current. Access is available to NHS
affiliated staff and students from all sectors.
Use ATHENS username and password.
Nursing and Allied Health Comprehensive Collection
Nursing & Allied Health Collection: Comprehensive is a valuable resource for nursing and
allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database contains nearly
400 full text journals covering the areas of nursing, biomedicine, health sciences, consumer
health and allied health disciplines. Access is available to NHS affiliated staff and students
from all sectors.
Use ATHENS username and password.
ZETOC
ZETOC provides access to the British Library's Electronic Table of Contents of current
journals and conference proceedings.
Use ATHENS username and password.
2. Free Databases
Combined Health Information Database
Composed of 16 databases in areas of interest like cancer and Alzheimer's disease but also in
hard-to-find specialities like skin disease, complementary medicine, deafness, oral health,
weight control, and more. This database is produced by the US National Institutes of Health
(NIH).
REHABDATA
National Rehabilitation Center. Current and historical research and literature on disability and
rehabilitation. American in orientation.
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3. Journals
Listed below is a list of speech and language therapy-related electronic journals that you can
access through the ‘Journals’ link on the e-Library homepage.
Electronic
American journal of speech-language pathology
ASHA leader /American speech-language-hearing association
Brain and language
Journal of communication disorders
Journal of memory and language
Journal of phonetics
Journal of speech, language and hearing research
Journal of voice
Language and communication
Language and speech
Language sciences
Language, speech and hearing services in schools
Logopedics, phoniatrics, vocology
Mind and language
Speech communication
Topics in language disorders
4. Books
Listed below is a list of speech and language therapy-related electronic books that you can
access through the ‘Books’ link on the e-Library homepage.
Rehabilitation studies handbook
Wilson, McLellan (1997)
Provider : NET Library
Use Athens password
Stroke rehabilitation: a collaborative approach
Fawcus (1999)
Provider : NET Library
Use Athens password
Working with laryngectomees
Evans (1990)
Provider : NET Library
Use Athens password
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5. Free Websites
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
http://www.aapmr.org/
The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is a medical
specialty society which aims to treat musculoskeletal and neurological problems and restore
functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. It
provides continuing education, practice knowledge, leadership skills and research
information, promotes excellence in physiatric practice and advocates on public policy issues
related to disability. The website provides information on AAPM&R and its activities, on
legislative, business and clinical practice issues and on medical education. There is also
information on conditions and treatments. Additional features are accessible only to members.
Northeast Rehabilitation Health Network
http://www.northeastrehab.com/
The US-based Northeast Rehabilitation Health Network (NRHN) includes hospitals and other
rehabilitation facilities, providing rehabilitation services to patients with physical and
cognitive disability. The website provides information on the NRHN, and a collection of
illustrated guides and articles on rehabilitation. There are links to related resources.
RehabWorld
http://www.rehabworld.com/
RehabWorld is a US-based website providing access to information on issues relating to
rehabilitation. It provides a list of jobs in the US, browsable by state, and links to Internet
resources in the areas physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology and
mental health. There is also a discussion forum.
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
http://www.rcslt.org
The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) is the professional body of
and for speech and language therapists (SLTs) in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Speech
and language therapy is concerned with all types of communication problems including
delayed language, stammering, aphasia, and voice problems. Many SLTs work with people
who have swallowing problems (dysphagia), which can happen after a stroke, a head injury or
surgery for some types of cancer of the head, neck or throat. RCSLT works to improve
understanding of all aspects of communication impairment. It produces leaflets, runs an
information service and offers individual advice to its SLT members and the general public.
RCSLT sets professional standards in speech and language therapy. It monitors and maintains
standards through its programme of continuing professional development (CPD) and
continuing education (CE).
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