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Wiley Online Library

Acute Medicine: A Practical Guide to the Management of Medical Emergencies

Advanced Paediatric Life Support: A Practical Approach to Emergencies

Applied Mixed Models in Medicine

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Clinical Communication in Medicine

Continuing Professional Development in Health and Social Care: Strategies for Lifelong Learning

Emergency Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Emergency Triage

Emergency Triage: Telephone Triage and Advice

Essential Simulation in Clinical Education

Gastrointestinal Emergencies

Geriatric Emergencies

Geriatric Emergencies: A Discussion-based Review

Getting Started in Health Research

Guidelines for Reporting Health Research: A User's Manual

Hand Hygiene: A Handbook for Medical Professionals

Healthcare Professionalism: Improving Practice through Reflections on Workplace Dilemmas

Healthcare Simulation Education: Evidence, Theory and Practice

Hospitalists' Guide to the Care of Older Patients

How to Assess Doctors and Health Professionals

How to Develop Your Healthcare Career: A Guide to Employability and Professional Development

How to Facilitate Lifestyle Change: Applying Group Education in Healthcare

How to Manage Dementia in General Practice

How to Succeed at the Medical Interview

How to Survive a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit: The Physician's Roadmap for Success

How to Teach in Clinical Settings

Manual of Research Techniques in Cardiovascular Medicine

Multiple Choice Questions for Haematology and Core Medical Trainees

Painless Evidence-Based Medicine

Pancreatitis: Medical and Surgical Management

Pocket Guide to GastrointestinaI Drugs

Pocket Guide to Teaching for Clinical Instructors

Practical Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review Toolkit

Practical Transfusion Medicine

Pre-Hospital Paediatric Life Support: The Practical Approach

Researching Medical Education

Review Questions for MRI

Searching Skills Toolkit: Finding the Evidence

Simulated Patient Methodology: Theory, Evidence and Practice

Textbook of Surgery

The Hands-on Guide to Diabetes Care in Hospital

Understanding Medical Education: Evidence,Theory and Practice

Advancing Executive Coaching: Setting the Course for Successful Leadership Coaching

Art of Change Leadership: Driving Transformation In a Fast-Paced World

Business Orchestration: Strategic Leadership in the Era of Digital Convergence

CCL Handbook of Coaching in Organizations

Coaching at Work: Powering Your Team with Awareness, Responsibility and Trust

Conversations on Leadership: Wisdom from Global Management Gurus

Cultural Transformations: Lessons of Leadership & Corporate Reinvention from the C-Suite Elite

Effective Healthcare Leadership

Energy Leadership: Transforming Your Workplace and Your Life from the Core

Engaged Leadership: Building a Culture to Overcome Employee Disengagement

The Enlightened Leader: An Introduction to the Chakras of Leadership

Essential Midwifery Practice: Leadership, Expertise and Collaborative Working

The Five Literacies of Global Leadership: What Authentic Leaders Know and You Need to Find Out

Growth Champions: The Battle for Sustained Innovation Leadership

Guide to CFO Success: Leadership Strategies for Corporate Financial Professionals

The I of Leadership: Strategies for Seeing, Being and Doing

Inside the Customer Universe: How to Build Unique Customer Insight for Profitable Growth and Market Leadership

The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management

Kanban and Change Leadership: Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Leadership Blind Spots and What To Do About Them

The Leadership Contract: The Fine Print to Becoming an Accountable Leader

The Leadership Journey: How to Master the Four Critical Areas of Being a Great Leader

Leadership in Psychiatry

Leadership Lessons from the Ancient World: How Learning from the Past Can Win You the Future

Leading Teams: Tools and Techniques for Successful Team Leadership from the Sports World

Learning Leadership: The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader

Managerial Decision Making and Leadership: The Essential Pocket Strategy Book

The Mindfulness Edge: How to Rewire Your Brain for Leadership and Personal Excellence Without Adding to Your Schedule

The New CEO Corporate Leadership Manual: Strategic and Analytical Tools for Growth

Off-Centered Leadership: The Dogfish Head Guide to Motivation, Collaboration & Smart Growth

The Philosophy and Practice of Coaching: Insights and Issues for a New Era

Positive Psychology and Change: How Leadership, Collaboration and Appreciative Inquiry Create Transformational Results

Positive Psychology at Work: How Positive Leadership and Appreciative Inquiry Create Inspiring Organizations

Practicing Positive Psychology Coaching: Assessment, Activities, and Strategies for Success

Preparing Principals for a Changing World: Lessons from Effective School Leadership Programs

The Psychology of Coaching, Mentoring and Learning

Real Time Leadership Development

Rebuilding Trust in Banks: The Role of Leadership and Governance

Reflections on Character and Leadership

Reflections on Leadership and Career Development: On the Couch with Manfred Kets de Vries

Relational Coaching: Journeys Towards Mastering One-to-One Learning

Return on Impact: Leadership Strategies for the Age of Connected Relationships

Straight to the Top: CIO Leadership in a Mobile, Social, and Cloud-based World

Sustaining Change: Leadership That Works

Ten Virtues of Outstanding Leaders: Leadership and Character

The Volunteer Management Handbook: Leadership Strategies for Success

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Coaching and Mentoring

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Leadership, Change and Organizational Development

Uniting the Virtual Workforce: Transforming Leadership and Innovation in the Globally Integrated Enterprise

Using Experience to Develop Leadership Talent: How Organizations Leverage On-the-Job Development

Women and Leadership

Your First Leadership Job: How Catalyst Leaders Bring Out the Best in Others

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(Full-text access is available only to staff and students with OpenAthens accounts from East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust.)


There are hundreds of medical and surgical ebooks available via ClinicalKey (from Elsevier), far too many to list here! 


(Full-text access is available to staff and students with OpenAthens accounts from either East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, or Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.)


Kortext is an easy to use ebook platform, and features many of our most popular titles and textbooks, free and in full-text. 

Featuring around 130 ebooks, subject areas include key clinical topics, nursing, primary care and general practice, palliative care, health management, as well as mentoring and coaching titles.