NHS Evidence
Specialist Collections
Public Health
A Training Guide
Ron Hudson April 2009
Outreach Training Librarian
Croyd...
Go to the NHS Evidence Homepage www.evidence.nhs.uk
Select “Specialist Collections” and
then “Search Specialist
Collections”
It is recommended that you search the collections separately. Each
collection has it’s own specific index and features.
Se...
From the front page, you can select any of the topics,
many of which expand to display sub-headings
You can select any of the sub topics,
to display all the resources available
After selecting a particular sub topic,
the results are divided between five tabs
to represent the differing types of info...
Hover the mouse over a particular tab
and a definition of that tab appears
Click here to view the available
full text of t...
If the available topics do not match your query,
enter your query into the search box,
then select Search
Click here to view the full text
of a systematic review
Within the results obtained,
you can alternate between the different tabs,
in this example, Patient Information
Click here...
Specialist collections public health user manual
Specialist collections public health user manual
Specialist collections public health user manual
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Specialist collections public health user manual

  1. 1. NHS Evidence Specialist Collections Public Health A Training Guide Ron Hudson April 2009 Outreach Training Librarian Croydon Health Library and Resources Service NHS Croydon 12-18 Lennard Road Croydon CR9 2RS Tel: 020 8274 6316 Mob: 07733 300 104 Email: ron.hudson@croydonpct.nhs.uk
  2. 2. Go to the NHS Evidence Homepage www.evidence.nhs.uk
  3. 3. Select “Specialist Collections” and then “Search Specialist Collections”
  4. 4. It is recommended that you search the collections separately. Each collection has it’s own specific index and features. Select a single collection. Here we have chosen Public Health.
  5. 5. From the front page, you can select any of the topics, many of which expand to display sub-headings
  6. 6. You can select any of the sub topics, to display all the resources available
  7. 7. After selecting a particular sub topic, the results are divided between five tabs to represent the differing types of information available Hover the mouse over a particular topic and a definition of that condition appears
  8. 8. Hover the mouse over a particular tab and a definition of that tab appears Click here to view the available full text of that particular entry
  9. 9. If the available topics do not match your query, enter your query into the search box, then select Search
  10. 10. Click here to view the full text of a systematic review
  11. 11. Within the results obtained, you can alternate between the different tabs, in this example, Patient Information Click here to view an approved evidence based information website

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