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  • Respiratory Medicine Subject Collection
  • A collection of all the library resources available for respiratory medicine practitioners.
  • ULH = access permitted for ULHT staff only.
    LPT = access permitted for LPFT staff only.
    LCHS = access permitted for LCHS staff only.
    $ = access by username and password; contact the library for details.
    (18), (12), (6), (3) - content is embargoed for the last 18, 12, 6 or 3 months etc.
    ? = Helpsheet for accessing journals from the ProQuest Hospital Collection.
  • UK Guidance
  • This section covers UK guidelines published since January 2011, and is updated every other month. For the very latest guidance or for international guidelines, please search using NICE Evidence or the TRIP Database.
  • New additions to the page are coloured blue.
High-dose inhaled corticosteroids in asthma 2015 NICE
British Guideline on the Management of Asthma 2014 British Thoracic Society/SIGN
Measuring fractional exhaled nitric oxide concentration in asthma: NIOX MINO, NIOX VERO and NObreath 2014 NICE
Omalizumab for treating severe persistent allergic asthma (review of technology appraisal guidance 133) 2013 NICE
British Guideline on the Management of Asthma. 2012 SIGN
Bronchial thermoplasty for severe asthma 2012 NICE
British Guideline on the management of asthma 2011 British Thoracic Society / SIGN
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Chronic Suppurative Disease
COPD: Olodaterol 2015 NICE
COPD: Umeclidium inhaler (Incruse) 2015 NICE
A care bundles based-approach to improving standards of care in COPD and community-acquired pneumonia 2014 British Thoraic Society
Quality standards for pulmonary rehabilitation in adults 2014 British Thoracic Society
Diagnosis and management of suspected idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 2013 NICE
Pirfenidone for treating idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 2013 NICE
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 2013 NICE pathways
An Outcomes Strategy for COPD and Asthma: NHS Companion Document 2012 Department of Health
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - roflumilast 2012 NICE
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 2011 NICE pathways
Managing passengers with respiratory disease planning air travel 2011 British Thoracic Society
Diagnosis, Monitoring and ICU
Respiratory management of children with neuromuscular weakness quality standard 2014 British Thoracic Society
Standards for assessing, measuring and monitoring vital signs in infants, children and young people 2011 Royal College of Nursing
Infections and Immunologically - based Disorders
Pneumonia 2014 NICE
Lung cancer 2014 NICE Pathways
Hospital-acquired pneumonia caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: telavancin 2014 NICE
Prophylactic Treatment of pneumonic plague 2013 Health Protection Agency
Investigation of Bronchoalveolar Lavage, Sputum and Associated Specimens 2013 Health Protection Agency
Investigation of Throat Swabs 2012 Health Protection Agency
Guidelines for the management of community acquired pneumonia in children 2011 British Thoracic Society
Pneumonia 2011 Health Protection Agency
Review of the evidence base underpinning the UK influenza pandemic preparedness strategy 2011 Department of Health
Malignant Disease
Afatinab for treating epidermal growth factor receptor mutation-positive locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer 2014 NICE
Management of lung cancer 2014 SIGN
Pemextred maintainance treatment following induction therapy with pemextred and cisplatin for non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer 2014 NICE
Improving the Pathological Diagnosis of Lung cancer: Phase 2: Detailed Study of Current Practice 2013 Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership
Dataset for the histological reporting of mesothelioma 2012 Royal College of Pathologists
Lung cancer (non small cell, EGFR-TK mutation positive) - erlotinib (1st line) 2012 NICE
The diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer 2011 NICE
Pleural Diseases
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 2015 NICE
Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: colistimethate sodium 2014 NICE
Sleep Disordered Breathing
Quality standard for smoking cessation 2013 NICE Quality Standards
Smoking: tobacco harm-reduction approaches 2013 NICE Pathways
Tobacco: harm-reduction approaches to smoking 2013 NICE
Guideline on the management of Acute Chest Syndrome in Sickle Cell Disease 2015 British Committee for Standards in Haematology
Chest pain of recent onset: chest pain algorithm - clinical case scenarios 2012 NICE
Chest pain of recent onset: chest pain algorithm - presenter instructions 2012 NICE
Chest pain of recent onset: chest pain algorithm 2012 NICE
Therapeutic Interventions
Pulmonary embolism and recurrent venous thromboembolism - rivaroxaban 2013 NICE
Endoscopic balloon dilatation for subglottic or tracheal stenosis 2012 NICE
2012 Royal College of Nursing
Tuberculosis: clinical diagnosis and management of tuberculosis, and measures for its prevention and control 2011 NICE
Service Guidance
Care Bundles-Based Approach to Improving Standards of Care in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Community Acquired Pneumonia 2014 British Thoracic Society
Quality standards for the respiratory management of children with neuromuscular weakness 2014 British Thoracic Society
Managing passengers with respiratory disease planning air travel 2011 British Thoracic Society
An outcomes strategy for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma in England 2011 Department of Health
Tuberculosis in the UK: what is being done? 2011 BMA
  • Step-by-Step Evidence Ladder
  • 1. ULHT Guidelines (ULH intranet only)
  • Check to see if ULHT Guidelines exist:
  • 2. Point of Care Tools
  • Try out UpToDate, one of the leading clinical summary tools.
  • Start UpToDate v Dynamed trial
  • The trial will last until 31st March 2015. Use it, and our current tool, Dynamed and let us know what you think of them.
  • If you want UpToDate we will need your feedback about both tools. If you have problems with the online survey, complete a paper form and post it to one of the libraries.
  • 3. Secondary Evidence
  • Includes guidelines, evidence reviews, health technology assessments, policy documents, and systematic reviews.
  • 4. Search for Journal Articles
  • To find research articles published in journals, use the healthcare databases. For help, please see our how-to guide.
  • * NHS Athens username & password required
  • Patient Information Leaflets
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  • These RSS feeds show recently published news, evidence and key journal articles.
  • Items from the HeLLO: Current Awareness Bulletin, and the Guidelines, Policies and Evidence Reviews feeds should be available fulltext. Just click on an item in the list.
  • Please use our journal article request service to obtain articles from the Key Research feed.
  • Print Journals
  • For a complete list of holdings, see our print journals section.
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    2000 - 2008 2003 - 2003       1999-  $
    European Respiratory Journal
            2002 - 2012  
  • In addition we offer the following services:
  • Journal Article Requests - ask the library to source and then send you a journal article.
  • Literature Searching - ask a librarian to search the literature or evidence on a specific topic.
  • eToC alert - request an eToC alert to receive the contents page of the latest issueof a journal.
  • Tailored alerts - keep yourself up-to-date with the latest news and research for a specific project, clinical trial or a topic of interest.
  • What's hot - evidence on topics of current interest, including 7-day working, AAA, PPCI, the Keogh Review, Sepsis and Integrated Care.
  • Information Skills Training - learn how to search or appraise the literature yourself by requesting literature searching or critical appraisal training.