Ap newydd BNF/BNFC / New BNF/BNFC app

Gallwch cael mynediad i’r British National Formulary (BNF) a’r British National Formulary for Children (BNFC) am ddim trwy ddefyddio’r ddolenni yn Evidence Search

Mae BNF hefyd wedi lawnsio fersiwn newydd o’r ap sy’n cyfuno cynnwys y BNF a BNFC mewn 1 ap. Mae angen i chi dynnu’r hen ap a gosod yr ap newydd.

Mae’r ap yn rhad ac am ddim i lawrlwytho, ac nid oes angen mewngofnodi.

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You can access the British National Formulary (BNF) and the British National Formulary for Children (BNFC) for free using the links in Evidence Search

BNF have also launched a new version of the app which now combines the BNF and BNFC content in 1 app.  You will need to uninstall the old app and install the new app.

It is free to download, no need to login.

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UK ambulance services clinical practice guidelines 2016 and supplementary guidelines 2017

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The new JRCALC UK ambulance  services clinical practice guidelines 2016 were published in April 2016.  Here is an example of how you should reference the new guidelines in your assignments:

In text (First cite):
…(Brown, Kumar, Millins, & Mark, 2016).
or
Brown, Kumar, Millins and Mark (2016) …

In text (Second and subsequent citations)
(Brown et al., 2016)
or
Brown et al. (2016)

In the reference list
Brown, S. N., Kumar, D., Millins, M., & Mark, J. (Eds.). (2016). UK ambulance  services clinical practice guidelines 2016. Bridgwater: Class Professional.

September 2017 Update: The 2017 Supplementary Guidelines have now been published and are available via your Blackboard reading list and in print in the Library. These should be referenced as:

In text (First cite):
…(Brown, Kumar, James, & Mark, 2017).
or
Brown, Kumar, James and Mark (2017) …

In text (Second and subsequent citations)
(Brown et al., 2017)
or
Brown et al. (2017)

In the reference list
Brown, S. N., Kumar, D., James, C., & Mark, J. (Eds.). (2017). JRCALC clinical practice suplementary guidelines 2017. Bridgwater: Class Professional.

 

Sources of Statistics for Health and social care.

Updated on 13 July 2016, this useful briefing paper  from The House of Commons Library provides excellent links to statistics on:

  • waiting times
  • Ambulance response times
  • hospital admissions
  • beds availability
  • screening programmes
  • adult and child social care
  • health and social care funding

Harker, R. & Baker, C. (2016). House of Commons Library: Sources of Statistics
Health and social care. Retrieved from http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/SN03843/SN03843.pdf

Journal of Paramedic Practice

We are still experiencing problems with linking to articles in the Journal of Paramedic Practice.  This occurs when you search using the articles & more tab in iFind.  At the moment in order to access the articles you need to search for the Journal name in iFind then follow the link for the year you need.  Our IT Team are working on solving this problem at the moment.  Any queries please get in touch – chhslibrary@swansea.ac.uk

iFind by Swansea University   Journal of Paramedic Practice

 

Resuscitation Council (UK)

We have had a few queries recently about citing the 2015 Guidelines.  The advice we have given is to cite the individual sections under the authors’ for that section. For example:

Resus UK Guidelines Prehospital

Resus UK Guidelines a

If there is no author in a section use Resuscitation Council UK as the author.  For example:

Resuscitation Council UK. (2015). The ABCDE approach. Retrieved                            from https://www.resus.org.uk/resuscitation-guidelines/abcde-approach/

New Human and Health Sciences books in the Library

We’ve been busy ordering new books and also ordering additional copies of highly used textbooks for you to access.  Please do let us know if you have any suggestions for books for stock, you can email us your suggestions using chhslibrary@swansea.ac.uk or pop past the Library and speak to one of the team.

You can find a list of new books added to stock by following the links below:

Health Sciences (Nursing, Paramedics, Midwifery etc.).  You can also find an interactive version of this new books list on Pinterest and on iFindReading.

Psychology.  You can also find an interactive version of this new books list on Pinterest and on iFindReading.

Social Work You can also find an interactive version of this new books list on Pinterest and on iFindReading.