ClinicalKey Mobile App

You can now install the Clinical Key app and access evidence on the go.

You must have activated your account on Clinical Key. You can then go to your mobile store and download the app. You will be prompted to login – follow the openathens option and use your Athens username / password.

Features include:
  • Intuitive search, including keyword search with filtering, auto suggest and search history
  • Access to full-text books, full-text journals, guidelines, images, videos and more
  • Ability to bookmark and save items, synced with web application
  • Persistent login, enabling quick and easy access

ClinicalKey eBooks with Videos

Some of the ebooks within ClinicalKey now have accompanying videos. These are linked to the general content of the ebooks and include body part examination techniques.

To read ebooks and access the videos you need to have activated your account. On the ebook page you will see a new link if videos are available.

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Clicking the link will allow you to browse the index of videos associated with the book.

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You can then select the video title to view it. Use the video controls to play, pause, rewind or stop the video. Close the video page to go back to the ebook.
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ClinicalKey Content Updates: August 7, 2017

Books Added – CK Global

Books Removed – CK Global
  • Facial Rejuvenation Surgery (Jones, Barry) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780323048309; Package/Collection: Dermatology; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Azizzadeh: Master Techniques in Facial Rejuvenation.
  • Handbook of Dialysis Therapy (Nissenson, Allen) 4th ed; ISBN: 9781416041979; Package/Collection: Nephrology; Title phased out of ClinicalKey. Recommended alternative – Himmelfarb: Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation, 3e.
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology (Liacouras, Chris) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780323032803; Package/Collection: Pediatrics; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Wyllie: Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease, 5e.
  • Rapid Diagnosis in Ophthalmology: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus(Strominger, Mitchell) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780323051682; Package/Collection: Flex Only; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Lambert: Taylor and Hoyt’s Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 5e.
  • Techniques in Wrist and Hand Arthroscopy (Slutsky, David) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780443066979; Package/Collection: Orthopedics Extended; Title phased out of ClinicalKey. Recommended alternative – Miller: Primer of Arthroscopy.

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Need to access Healthcare Info on the Go?

If you want to access our major resources via mobile devices, then check the Mobile Essentials for NHS page on our website.

Here you’ll find links and details about a range of information sources suitable for mobile devices – both apps and mobile-friendly websites.

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Access NHS-based Online Resources

Need to access journals, databases and ebooks? For all the links to our NHS-subscribed resources go to our Healthcare Resources page. There might be more there than you think.

You can try our etutorial “Finding NHS Resources” to learn more about our major resources.

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Have you registered for an NHS Athens account yet?

Still not sure if you should register for an NHS Athens username? Don’t miss out on access to online resources such as journals, databases and ebooks.

Our etutorial “NHS Athens Registration” shows you how to register – it’s really easy. Over 3,000 NHS staff across North Staffordshire have already done so.

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