New E-Books Available

The Bodleian Health Care Libraries have recently purchased a number of popular nursing, leadership and evidence based medicine e-books, including the latest edition of the best-selling 'How to Read a Paper' by Trisha Greenhalgh. These are now available to all OUH Staff, with an OpenAthens login. Please follow the links and have a browse!


Critical Care Nursing : Learning from Practice - Bench, S. & Brown, K. 2011
Critical Care Nursing: Learning from Practice takes a unique approach to critical care. Based around case scenarios that have the patient as the central focus, each chapter is constructed around an example of a critically ill patient with specific care needs. The chapters then go on to critically explore the knowledge and skills required to deliver expert care.

Critical Care Nursing Book
How to Read a Paper: the Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine - Greenhalgh, T.  2014
The best-selling introduction to evidence-based medicine In a clear and engaging style, How to Read a Paper demystifies evidence-based medicine and explains how to critically appraise published research and also put the findings into practice. An ideal introduction to evidence-based medicine, How to Read a Paper explains what to look for in different types of papers and how best to evaluate the literature and then implement the findings in an evidence-based, patient-centred way.
How to Read a Paper Book
Paediatric Clinical Examination - Rossa, B., Matko, M., Abrahamson, E. 2013
Pocket Tutor Paediatric Clinical Examination is the perfect companion for medical students, junior doctors and general practitioners seeking an accessible and practical guide to clinical skills in paediatrics. Core examination techniques relevant to all paediatric age groups, with a chapter for each body system.
Paediatric Clinical Examination

Leadership and Nursing : Contemporary perspectives - Daly, J., Speedy, S., Jackson, D. 2014
Leadership is fundamental to the nature of nursing to ensure the development of safe practice, interdisciplinary relationships, education, research and ultimately, the delivery of quality healthcare. Leadership and Nursing: Contemporary Perspectives 2e presents a global perspective of leadership issues within the Australian context. It builds on the premise that nursing leadership is for all nurses not just those who are authorised to hold a position within an organisation.


Leadership and Nursing Book
Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions
Hoffmann, T., Bennett, S., and Del Mar, C. 2013
An expanded and revised new E-book edition of the respected evidence-based practice (EBP) foundation text. Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions, 2nd Edition E-book provides health professions students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become evidence-based clinicians.
Evidence Based Practice Book
Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare
McCormack, B., Manley, K. and Tichen, A. 2013
In its first edition, Practice Development in Nursing made an important contribution to understanding practice development and its core components. Now fully updated to take into account the many developments in the field, the second edition continues to fill an important gap in the market for an accessible, practical text on what remains a key issue for all members of the healthcare team globally.
Practice Development in Healthcare and Nursing
Managing Change in Healthcare : Using Action Research
Parkin, P 2009
The management of change in the context of new policy directives and agendas is a critical issue for healthcare practitioners. All professionals - not just managers - need to develop and implement new services designed to bring patients into the centre of healthcare delivery. This book looks at the leadership, management and interpersonal skills needed to manage such change effectively within multiprofessional healthcare settings.
Managing change in Healthcare Book 
The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children's Nursing Practices
Macqueen, S., Bruce, E. and Gibson, F. 2012
Clinical skills are a fundamental aspect of nursing care of children and young people. The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children's Nursing Practices is an evidence-based manual of practical skills in children's nursing which builds on the extensive expertise developed at Great Ormond Street Hospital. It encompasses all aspects of children's nursing from the most basic aspects of everyday practice to advanced practice in high dependency and intensive care to provide a comprehensive resource for all qualified nurses, students, and other health-care professionals involved in caring for children, both in the hospital and the community setting.
Manual of Children's Nursing Practices Book

Clinical Leadership : from A to Z
Weir-Hughes, D. 2013
The definitive guide to clinical leadership, by Dickon Weir-Hughes, the Chief Executive of the NMC. Dickon takes a unique slant on the teaching of Leadership and Management through an A-Z format, making this subject very accessible. The book provides a helpful and practical summary of the key leadership principles within healthcare.

Clinical Leadership Book
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