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Current Awareness

Information on how to receive the latest information on your area of interest


With massive amounts of health information being generated each year, how does a clinician keep abreast of new developments in their field? Alerts keep you up-to-date with new research in your field.

Browzine. Read journals on your phone, tablet or desktop, The Browzine app allows you to create a portable bookshelf of journals or articles from the library's collection to browse or read across your devices.

Subject Alerts. Receive alerts for newly published material on your chosen topic from multiple journals. This is a good option when the relevant literature is dispersed across numerous journals.

Journal Alerts. Often called eToC's or Tables of Contents Alerts. Get alerts to new content from your favourite journals delivered straight to your inbox. This works best if there are a limited number of journals with high relevancy for you.

Alert services. Many organisations put out bulletins of new developments in specific fields.

Citation alerts. Be alerted when a certain paper is cited.


Contact the library if you would like an alert set up for your team


Set them up yourself - use the tabs on the left of this page


Example of a subject alert

Falls prevention - week to 4/5/18

<1>  How older adults and their informal carers prevent falls: An integrative  review of the literature. [Review]


  International Journal of Nursing Studies. 82:13-19, 2018 Mar 05.


  Wilkinson A; Meikle N; Law P; Yong HJ; Butler P; Kim J; Mulligan H; Hale  L.

<2>   Fall Prevention Hits Stumbling Blocks.


  Managed Care. 27(3):36-37, 2018 03.


  Huff C.

<3>   Adherence and Attrition in Fall Prevention Exercise Programs for  Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.


  Journal of Aging & Physical Activity. 26(2):304-326, 2018 Apr 01.


  Osho O; Owoeye O; Armijo-Olivo S.

<4>  Prevention of Falls in Older Adults.[Original report in JAMA. 2018 Apr 24;319(16):1696-1704; PMID: 29710141]


  JAMA. 319(16):1734, 2018 04 24.


  Jin J.


<5>   Interventions to Prevent Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: US  Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.


  JAMA. 319(16):1696-1704, 2018 04 24.


  US Preventive Services Task Force; Grossman DC; Curry SJ; Owens DK; Barry

  MJ; Caughey AB; Davidson KW; Doubeni CA; Epling JW Jr; Kemper AR; Krist

  AH; Kubik M; Landefeld S; Mangione CM; Pignone M; Silverstein M; Simon MA;

  Tseng CW.


<6>   Interventions to Prevent Falls in Older Adults: Updated Evidence Report  and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force.


  JAMA. 319(16):1705-1716, 2018 Apr 24.


  Guirguis-Blake JM; Michael YL; Perdue LA; Coppola EL; Beil TL.