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Management of the Acutely Ill Adult - Warner Library Resources

On this page you will find links to resources from the Warner Library to support you if you are undertaking the Management of the Acutely Ill Adult course.

Staff based at Basildon Hospital can find further information on resources at the Basildon Healthcare Library Website

ELMS Catalogue

You can search just the Warner Library stock, or widen your search to include all NHS Libraries in the East of England. Login with your username and PIN to see what you have on loan, renew and request items.

Books from other libraries can be requested via the Warner Library.

The ELMS catalogue also includes all current Mid Essex Policies and Guidelines. Please login with your username and PIN for the "Search MEHT guidelines and policies" option.

Athens Accounts

To access many of our e-resources you need to register for an OpenAthens account. Register from a Trust PC, but once your account is activated you can access resources from outside the Trust too.   


Login with your OpenAthens account for the full range of e-journals available to you. If you cannot find the title you need, or the specific issue you require, please contact us to request. See the Document Delivery page for more information (Mid Essex Intranet)


Use the link to browse our page of e-books - an OpenAthens account is needed to access e-books. Check ELMS for the full range of titles available.

Some useful titles may be (Mid Essex Staff):

Critical Care Nursing in a Flash

Critical care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Critical care Challenges: Disorders, Treatments and Procedures

Critical Care Medicine: the Essentials

ICU/CCU Facts Made Incredibly Quick

Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Pocket Guide: Critical Care Nursing

Quick Reference to Critical Care

Washington Manual of Critical Care

Anatomy and Physiology Made Incredibly Easy

Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias: a practical guide

Ask a Colleague: Expert Nurses Answer More than 1000 Complex Clinical Questions

Cardiac Nursing

End of Life Care: a Nurses Guide to Compassionate Care

Handbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing

Take a look at the whole Ovid E-Book collection for more titles (OpenAthens login - Mid Essex Staff)


Oxford Handbooks (available to all MSB Staff):

Adult Nursing

Cancer Nursing

Cardiac Nursing

Children and Young People's Nursing

Critical Care Nursing

Emergency Nursing


Nursing Older People

Prescribing for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

Surgical Nursing    

Royal Marsden Manual of Nursing Procedures (MEHT Intranet)

No password needed if accessing from an MEHT computer. To access from home go to www.rmmonline.co.uk and login with your OpenAthens account


A database from Elsevier containing full text E-journals (over 600) and E-books (over 1000). Login with your OpenAthens account from any computer.

UpToDate (MEHT Intranet)

A point of care tool to get you quickly to the evidence and recommendations on patient care and management. Access via the UpToDate Logo on the home page of the MEHT Intranet (no login required).

To register for home and app access you must be on an MEHT networked computer. Once registered you can access from home (www.uptodate.com) and / or download and access via the App.

UpToDate is also available to Basildon Hospital Staff.


BMJ Best Practice

BMJ Best Practice is an online point of care tool that gives healthcare professionals fast and easy access to the latest information when making diagnosis and treatment decisions.

Updated daily, it draws on the latest evidence-based research, guidelines and expert opinion to offer step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention

Login with your OpenAthens account, and then create a personal account for App access

Database Searching

To find articles from a range of journals you need to search a database such as CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health) and / or British Nursing Index. You may find Medline useful too (the main medical database). 

Access the databases here. You will need to login with your OpenAthens account.
For help and training please contact us.



For help with Harvard referencing, please refer to the guides on the University of Essex website:

Reference Guides University of Essex

Interactive Anatomy Programme


This cannot be accessed from MEHT computers, but can be downloaded at home if required. Please login with your OpenAthens account.

Book Lists

 The following quick links will show you the books held in the Warner Library on each subject or carry out your own searches on ELMS

The following links will find books, E-books and MEHT Guidelines and Policies in the ELMS Catalogue.

Acutely Ill


Critical Care


Anatomy and Physiology


















Infection Control


Tissue Viability


End of Life Care


Contact Us

If you have any queries, or require further help please contact us:

Tel: 01245 514708

Email: warner.library@meht.nhs.uk