There are lots of resources available for Surgery - as well as e-journals and e-books, there are RSS feeds from top journals to keep you up to date, useful links to external websites and more.
We have tailored this page to help signpost you to the resources you need, in one place. If there is anything you would like us to add, contact us and help us improve your page.
Online Resources: e-books and e-journals
Click on the tabs below to see a full list of e-books and e-journals available with your Athens login. Register for an Athens account if you don't already have one.
If you can not find what you are looking for, try the online catalogue or contact library staff, who will be happy to try and source it for you.
Other Online resources
See our resources page for a full list of online resources the library service provides, including BMJ Case Reports, UpToDate, DynaMed and Anatomy TV.
Evidence Based Clinical Summaries
UpToDate (Athens login required)
UpToDate is an evidence-based, peer-reviewed information resource providing topic reviews that include a synthesis of the literature, the lastest evidence and specific recommendations for patient care.
Take a look at the General Surgery section for a range of topic reviews.
DynaMed (Athens login required)
We now have access to DynaMed, the popular clinical information resource.
Search clinically-organised summaries for more than 3,400 topics, designed for health care professionals for use at point-of-care. All evidence is clinically evaluated and integrated into DynaMed's existing content on a daily basis, so that a synthesis of the best evidence is always available.
Click on Browse Categories, and take a look at the Surgery section for a range of topic summaries.
Clinical Knowledge Summaries
Clinical Knowledge Summaries provide a summary of the current evidence base and practical guidance on best practice in respect of over 330 common and/or significant primary care presentations.
Browse clinical knowledge summaries by topic or specialty.
We have collected the RSS feeds of some top acute medicine journals and news sites and put them all in one place for you to browse at your convenience.
Hosted by Netvibes, your Surgery current awareness page means you only have to go to one place, rather than visiting each individual website that you are interested in.
If there is a feed that you want us to include, just let us know and we'll add it in.
Table of Contents (TOC) Alerts
Table of Contents alerts automatically notify you when a new issue of a journal is published.
If you want us to set up a TOC alert for you, just get in touch and we can set up the alert to come straight to your email inbox.
For more information TOC alerts and other ideas on how to keep up to date, see our Current Awareness page.
Careers in Surgery- PDF guide to careers in surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in England
Joint Committee on Surgical Training (JCST) - the JCST is an advisory body to the four surgical Royal Colleges of the UK and Ireland for all matters related to surgical training and works closely with the Surgical Specialty Associations in Great Britain and Ireland.
Medical Careers: Surgery - information on Surgery as a specialty. Including data on what it is like to work in Surgery, the types of patients, disease and conditions you are likely to encounter throughout your career, the training pathways you can follow and a whole host of statistics to help you understand what your future career prospects in the specialty could be.
Surgical Careers - from the Royal College of Surgeons; advice and guidance to surgeons and aspiring surgeons at all stages of their career.