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Counties Manukau Health Library Database & Resource Directory

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Health Information Resources for Allied Health Professionals

The Counties Manukau Health Library is dedicated to supporting the information needs of Counties Manukau Health, its partners and community to achieve better health outcomes for the people of Counties Manukau.  The Counties Manukau Health Library is affiliated with Ko Awatea, the Centre for Health System Innovation and Improvement. Staff of Counties Manukau Health have access to a comprehensive collection of digital resources available both from the library pages on the Staff Intranet and remotely via the Library Discovery Portal

Allied Health Professionals working in the Counties Manukau region are able to register for online access to a selection of databases and resources including:

Full text of over 1,300 Elsevier medical and surgical reference books, 600 journals, 2,800 drug monographs, 2,000 practice guidelines, 15,000 patient education handouts, 13,000 medical and surgical videos, and 5 million images. Includes a mobile app.

ProQuest ebooks collection (13,000 ebooks across all disciplines)

Proquest Health Research Premium Collection
 - Family Health Database
 - Health & Medical Collection
 - Health Management Database
 - Medline
 - Nursing & Allied Health Database
 - Psychology Database
 - Public Health Database

Allied Health Professionals working in the Counties Manukau region who are not currently Counties Manukau Health employees are invited to Download the registration Form and send to Library with the words eLibrary Registration in the subject line.

Contact the library if you are having problems with your password access or you need further information.




Care research: palliative care knowledge network (Aus.)
Bringing relevant evidence and quality information to palliative care.

CIRRIE (Database of International Rehabilitation Research)
Database of International Rehabilitation Research currently contains over 145,000 citations of international rehabilitation research published between 1990 and the present.  see also the International Encyclopedia of Rehabilitation

OTCATs : Occupational Therapy Critically Appraised Topics
Provides access to the full text critically appraised topics (or CATs) relating to Occupational Therapy.

OTSeeker – Occupational therapy database -  
Contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy

PEDRO – Physiotherapy evidence database - Physiotherapy Evidence Database. PEDro is a free database of over 15,000 randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy

PsycBITE is a database that catalogues studies of cognitive, behavioural and other treatments for psychological problems and issues occurring as a consequence of acquired brain impairment (ABI). These studies are rated for their methodological quality, evaluating various aspects of scientific rigour.  The website gives clinicians, students and researchers free access to the PsycBITE database, thus enabling you to search for articles which might be relevant for your clinical practice or your research in a time-efficient way.

REHABDATA, produced by the National Rehabilitation Information Center, is the leading literature database on disability and rehabilitation. The database describes over 80,000 documents covering physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment, and other issues as they relate to people with disabilities. The collection spans 1956 to the present.

SpeechBITE: Speech Pathology Database for Best Interventions and Treatment Efficacy
Provides open access to a catalogue of Best Interventions and Treatment Efficacy across the scope of Speech Pathology practice. It is an evidence based practice initiative between the University of Sydney and Speech Pathology Australia.

Social care online -
Social Care Online is the UK’s largest database of information and research on all aspects of social care and social work.

This page was last updated at 9:55AM on June 15, 2022.