Welcome to the Medicine Subject Guide
This guide will help you make the most of the library and information resources and services.
You can browse by subject Medicine or search to find your required resource.
To access this resource there are a couple of additional steps. Watch the video below for a demonstration of how to log in and register to access ebooks and assessment activities.
This video introduces a range of evidence-based resources from NICE including, NICE Evidence Search, Clinical Knowledge Summaries, the BNF and BNFC.
Watch this video for a demonstration of how to search for literature on Medline (Ovid) using multi-field search
Using subject headings when searching Medline can help you find more relevant results and make your search more comprehensive. To learn how to carry out a searching using MeSH (medical subject headings) watch the below video.
The Journal of Visualized Experiments provides access to videos demonstrating methods and experimental approaches for biomedical and clinical research.
Formulating an answerable search question is essential to finding the best evidence for your topic. You can use the PICO framework to help you structure your search question and enable you to find the information you need. PICO is a method of searching for evidence, commonly used within health and medicine. It helps to break down a clinical scenario and turn it into a clinical question.
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Find out more about the skills support available to help you develop a range of academic skills including essay writing, referencing, critical reading and getting the most out of lectures.