Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 27th February to 5th March 2017.

Eating Disorders Awareness Week is an international awareness event, fighting the myths and misunderstandings that surround eating disorders. This year, Beat’s (Beating Eating Disorders) Eating Disorders Awareness Week activities will focus on early intervention, a key part of Beat’s work – the earlier someone can enter treatment for an eating disorder, the greater their chance of recovery.
Taking the first step towards recovery is often a difficult one. Beat want to ensure that people have the support they need to take that step, and get the care they deserve when they do.
So throughout Eating Disorders Awareness Week and beyond, Beat’s aim is to educate both healthcare professionals and the wider public about eating disorders so that they’re equipped to help if a patient or someone they know is suffering. Beat will be launching a campaign to help people recognise the signs of these illnesses so that they can help the people around them.
For more about Eating Disorders and how to overcome them, please visit Beat website: https://www.b-eat.co.uk/
For anyone studying the importance of treating eating disorders and its effects, the Health Library offers numerous resources related to the subject. In the lists below you’ll find our most popular items, information on materials recently added to our collection and available periodicals. To locate these items simply go to our online catalogue or ask at the counter.
-        Eating disorders / by Hans Steiner and Martine F Flament, 2012, Abingdon: Health Press.
-        Medicalmanagement of eating disorders / by C. Laird Birmingham and Janet Treasure, 2010, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
-        Eatingdisorders: the facts / by Suzanne Abraham, (Fast Facts series),  2008, 6th edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press .
-        Cognitivebehavior therapy and eating disorders / by Christopher G. Fairburn, 2008, New York: Guilford
-        Eatingdisorders; a parents' guide / by Rachel Bryant-Waugh and Bryan Lask, 2004, Revised editon, Hove : Brunner-Routledge. Keele & NHS e-book .
-        Eatingdisorders in childhood and adolescence / by Bryan Lask and Rachel Bryant-Waugh, 2013, 4th edition, London: Routledge
-        Binge-eatingdisorder: clinical foundations and treatment / by James E Mitchell, 2008, New York : Guilford Press 
-        Gettingbetter bit(e) by bit(e) : a survival kit for sufferers of bulimia nervosa andbinge eating disorders /  by Ulrike Schmidt and Janet Treasure, 1993, Hove: Lawrence Erlbaum
-        Eatingdisorders : new directions in treatment and recovery / by Barbara P Kinoy, 2001, 2nd ed. New York : Columbia University Press. Keele e-book.
-        Managingsevere and enduring anorexia nervosa : a clinician's guide / byS. W Touyz; Daniel Le Grange; J. Hubert Lacey; Phillipa Hay, 2016, New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
-        Helpingpeople with eating disorders : a clinical guide to assessment and treatment / by Robert L. Palmer, 2015, 4th edition, London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. Print and NHS & Keele e-book.
-       Eating disorders, New York : Taylor & Francis Group. [Available as a Keele ejournal 1997 onwards & as a NHS ejournal 2006 onwards with a 18 month embargo] 
-        International journal of eating disorders, New York, N.Y. : John Wiley & Sons. [Available as a Keele ejournal 1981 onwards & as a NHS ejournal 1981 onwards with a 1 year embargo]  
-        Eating disorders review, Van Nuys, CA : PM, Inc. ; Boston, Mass. : EBSCO Pub. [Available as a Keele ejournal 2002 onwards].
-        Eating behaviors, Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier Science. [Available as a Keele ejournal 2002 onwards]
-        Journal of Eating Disorders, Springer Verlag London Limited. [Available as a NHS ejournal 2012 onwards]
Access more journals via our Journals webpage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/healthlibrary/find/journals/
-        Treasure, Janet ; Claudino, Angélica M. and  Nancy Zucker.  ‘Eating disorders’, The Lancet, 2010. Vol 375(9714), pp.583-593. [Available in print, and via Keele & NHS ejournals]
-        Sim, Leslie A. et al. ‘Eating Disorders in Adolescents with Chronic Pain’, Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 2017 Vol 31(1), pp.67-74. [Available via Keele & NHS ejournals]
-    Striegel Weissman, R. and Francine Rosselli. ‘Reducing the burden of suffering from eating disorders: Unmet treatment needs, cost of illness, and the quest for cost-effectiveness’, Behaviour Research and Therapy, 2017 (January). Vol 88, pp.49-64. [Available via Keele ejournals]
-     Dapelo, Marcela et al.  ‘Deliberately generated and imitated facial expressions of emotions in people with eating disorders’, Journal of Affective Disorders, 2016. Vol 191 (February), pp.1-7. [Available via Keele & NHS ejournals]
-     Kosmerly, Stacey et al. ‘Clinician adherence to guidelines in the delivery of family‐based therapy for eating disorders’, International Journal of Eating Disorders, 2015. Vol 48(2), pp.223-229. [Available via Keele & NHS ejournals]
-     Sadeh-Sharvit, Shiri et al. ‘Child feeding perceptions among mothers with eating disorders’, Appetite, 2015. Vol 95 (December), pp.67-73. [Available via Keele ejournals]
-    Moria Golan, ‘The journey from opposition to recovery from eating disorders: multidisciplinary model integrating narrative counseling and motivational interviewing in traditional approaches’, Journal of Eating Disorders, 2013, 1:19. [Available as a NHS ejournal]
Eating Disorders – NHS Evidence search with ‘Information for the Public’ filter https://www.evidence.nhs.uk/Search?om=[{%22ety%22:[%22Information%20for%20the%20Public%22]}]&q=eating+disorders

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


The Health Library can help you in many different ways. Here is an example from our NHS Outreach Service.

Research was carried out to find information on transgender specific services for children and young people, in terms of the prevalence of transgender issues and referrals to mental health services, as well as guidance and pathways from existing services in other organisations. A systematic literature search using a wide variety of search terms was carried out on PsychInfo, further searching over six other databases and an advanced internet search. The results were collated into two reports covering prevalence and “service issues” which contained full text access to the relevant documents wherever possible.

To support and inform the development of local programmes through the gathering of information on existing initiatives

For more help from the Outreach Service contact the team here.

If we can help… Let us know.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Complete Medicine Reference Online Resource: Medicines Complete

You can access comprehensive medicine and drug information online.

Medicines Complete gives you online access to a wide range of specialist drug reference ebooks, including:

  • the BNF & BNFc
  • Handbook on Injectable Drugs
  • Herbal Medicines
  • Martindale: the complete drug reference
  • Stockley’s Drug Interactions
  • Kucers The Use of Antibiotics
  • And others

You can browse the individual titles or search across all publications.

You can log in either via:

  • Your Keele computer username / password
  • Your NHS Athens username / password

The list of ebooks available to you will depend on the organisation you belong to.

Find a link to Medicines Complete from our Healthcare Resources page or Medical Databases page.

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Accessing Full-text Articles: Finding NHS eJournals

Want to know whether you have access to an article full-text?

If you work for the NHS then you can check our NHS Journals A-Z list. You will need to log in using your NHS Athens username / password. Then you can search for the Journal Title you need.

You will need to check:

  • Do the holdings cover the year / issue you are looking for
  • Which database or platform do you need to click to access the title

See the example below:
The journal title “The Lancet” is available to UHNM users from a number of databases. You need to check which entry will include the article you are looking for

Screen-shot of the journal search results page

For more help try our etutorial Finding NHS eJournals which demonstrates step-by-step how to find an ejournal.

What if the journal you need isn’t here?
There are a couple of options to try:

Keele eJournals – you can check if the article is available via Keele University. Check the Keele eJournals list. If the article is available here and you are a member of the Health Library then you can visit the Keele IT suite to log on and view Keele “walk-in access” resources.

Open Access Articles – you can search for the article title to see if it is freely available. Use the search engine Google Scholar as this is focused on academic literature. Click the arrow on the right of the search box to use the advanced search options to focus your search.

Screen-shot of Google Scholar advanced search options

Inter-Library Loan – you can apply for an inter-library loan and we will try to get the article for you from another library. There is a small charge for this service – check whether your department has an account with us.

Tuesday, February 07, 2017


The Health Library can help you in many different ways. Here is an example from our NHS Outreach Service.

A literature search was carried out to find information on the topic of repeat child protection proceedings. A scoping search was performed to gather search terms. These were used to systematically search across five databases. The citations of the documents were also hand searched in order to locate further documents. The results were collated into a report which contained full text access to the relevant documents, wherever possible.

To support and inform the development of local programmes through the gathering of information on existing initiatives.

Friday, February 03, 2017

Heart Health Month - February 2017

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease.
Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to create opportunities for people to make healthier choices.
Make a difference in your community: Spread the word about strategies for preventing heart disease and encourage people to live heart healthy lives.
We can use this month to raise awareness about heart disease and how people can prevent it:
·       Encourage families to make small changes, like using spices to season their food instead of salt.
·       Motivate teachers and administrators to make physical activity a part of the school day. This can help students start good habits early.
·       Ask doctors and nurses to be leaders in their communities by speaking out about ways to prevent heart disease
For more about Heart Disease Awareness Month, please visit
The American Heart Association website:  http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/
or The British Heart Foundation’s website: https://www.bhf.org.uk/
For anyone studying the importance of heart disease and its effects, the Health Library offers numerous resources related to the subject. In the lists below you’ll find our most popular items, information on materials recently added to our collection and available periodicals. To locate these items simply go to our online catalogue or ask at the counter.
-          Echocardiography in pediatric and congenital heart disease : from fetus to adult / by Wyman W. Lai; Luc L Mertens; Meryl S Cohen and Tal Geva, 2009, Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell
-          Braunwald's Heart disease : review and assessment / by Leonard S. Lilly and Eugene Braunwald, 2008, 8th edition, Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier
-          Heart disease / by Paul Morris, Allison Morton and David Warriner, 2015, London: JP Medical Ltd.
-          Manual of neonatal and paediatric heart disease /  by Fiona S. Horrox, 2002, London: Whurr
-          Preventing coronary heart disease : prospects, policies and politics / by Michael Calnan, 1991, London: Routledge
-          Heart disease in pregnancy / by Dawn L Adamson; Mandish K Dhanjal and Catherine Nelson-Piercy, 2011, Oxford: Oxford University Press
-          Heart disease and diabetes /  by Miles Fisher, 2012, 2nd edition, Oxford : Oxford University Press
-          World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery, Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications. [Available as a Keele ejournal 2010 onwards] 
-          European heart journal. Acute cardiovascular care / European Society of Cardiology. Acute Cardiovascular Care Association. London : SAGE Publications. [Available as a Keele ejournal 2012 onwards] 
-          European Heart Journal / European Society of Cardiology, London : Harcourt. [Available as a Keele ejournal 1980 onwards, and as a NHS ejournal 1996 onwards] 
-          Journal of the American Heart Association / American Heart Association; American Stroke Association, Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell [Available as a Keele and NHS ejournal 2012 onwards] 
-          Trends in cardiovascular medicine, Kidlington, Oxford : Elsevier Science Pub. Co.  [Available as a Keele ejournal 1995 onwards, and as a NHS ejournal 2003 onwards] 
-          Clinical intensive care : international journal of critical & coronary care medicine, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, UK : Castle House Publications. [Available in print 1999 – 2006, 17(1). Also available as a Keele ejournal 2003 - 2006] 
-          Congenital Heart Disease, Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub. [Available as a Keele ejournal 2006 onwards, and as a NHS ejournal 2000 onwards onwards with 1 year embargo]
Access more journals via our Journals webpage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/healthlibrary/find/journals/
-          Liu, Hongjun, ‘Relationship between Adiponectin and different clinical types of Coronary heart disease’, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 2015. Vol 66(16), pp.C152-C152. [Available via Keele & NHS ejournals]disease’, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 2015. Vol 66(16), pp.C152-C152. [Available via Keele & NHS ejournals]
- Wang, Wenru ; Zhang, Hui and Violeta Lopez et al., ‘Improving awareness, knowledge and heart‐related lifestyle of coronary heart disease  among working population through a  mHealth programme: study protocol’,  Journal of Advanced Nursing, 2015, Vol 71(9), pp.2200-2207. [Available via Keele & NHS ejournals]
- Rooks, Cherie et al., ‘Long‐Term Consequences of Early Trauma on Coronary Heart Disease: Role of Familial Factors’, Journal of Traumatic Stress, 2015. Vol 28(5), pp.456-459. [Available via Keele & NHS ejournals]
- Ramachandran , Hadassah Joann; Wu, Vivien Xi; Kowitlawakul, Yanika and Wenru Wang, ‘Awareness, knowledge and healthy lifestyle behaviors related to coronary heart disease among women: An integrative review’, Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, 2016, Vol 45(3), pp. 173–185 [Available via Keele & NHS ejournals]
- Svavarsdóttir, Margrét H; Sigurðardóttir, Árún K  and Aslak Steinsbekk, ‘Knowledge and skills needed for patient education for individuals with coronary heart disease: The perspective of health professionals’ European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2016, Vol. 15(1) pp.55–63 [Available via Keele ejournal].
- Heery, Emily et al. ‘Experiences and Outcomes of Transition from Pediatric to Adult Health Care Services for Young People with Congenital Heart Disease: A Systematic Review’, Congenital Heart Disease, 2015, Vol 10 (5), pp. 2015 [Available via Keele & NHs ejournals]
Heart Disease – NHS Evidence search with ‘Information for the Public’ filter Heart Disease – https://www.evidence.nhs.uk/Search?om=[{%22ety%22:[%22Information%20for%20the%20Public%22]}]&q=heart+disease
Heart condition – NHS Evidence search with ‘Information for the Public’ filter https://www.evidence.nhs.uk/Search?om=[{%22ety%22:[%22Information%20for%20the%20Public%22]}]&q=heart+condition

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Online Guides & Support

If you need help using library resources check out the Online Guides & Support section of our website. Here you will find guides, etutorials, instructions and training courses to help you.

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Students on Placement or Electives (Nursing & Midwifery) - no change to library loan rules

If you are embarking on a placement or elective during Semester 2:
You are welcome to continue to loan items from the library, but please be aware that normal loan periods will still apply.
Items may be requested by another user and recalled. Late return of requested items will still incur fines.

Automatic renewals will run as normal, but if you wish to try to avoid having an item potentially due for return at a time when you really cannot come in, you can attempt to renew your books early via you account on Library Search.