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LKC: Stay current

Welcome to the Cairns Hospital Library & Knowledge Centre, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

CKN access

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The Clinical Knowledge Network (CKN) website provides access to online resources for Queensland Health staff.

Staff can register for off-site access.

Feature articles

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LKC lists of resources

Lists of resources can be found on LKC Catalogue - Public Lists page.

Lists include new resources or specialist lists by topic or subject area.

Evidence updates (CAS current awareness services)

LKC Evidence Updates (CAS) provide links to the latest research and articles. CKN access may be required to view most links and full text. Request a literature search for a comprehensive list on your topic.

Click on the tabs in this section to view the latest Stroke, Patient safety & quality or Quick evidence updates.

Join mailing lists for the following updates using our online signup form.

Asthma  |  Continence  |  Coronary disease  |  Falls prevention  |  Geriatrics
Indigenous health  |  Mental health  |  Patient safety & quality | Pressure injury  |  Recovery 
Smoking cessation | Smoking cessation & mental health | Stroke

Other QH staff, please contact your local QH library for assistance with literature searches or CAS services.

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Journal clubs

See LKC Searching for evidence guide for how to critically appraise an article or study types.

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Alerts

We can set up regular topic searches for specific subjects of interest to your practice. Literature searches are automatically run on the latest update of relevant databases (fortnightly or monthly) and the results are emailed to you.

Contact us via phone to discuss your requirements. OR
Complete a Literature search request form (link below) and tick that you'd like it sent to you as regular alert.

eToCS (electronic table of contents) or journal issue alerts are available from most journal websites. You can set these up yourself. Request help using the form below, or call us on 07 4226 6679.

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Contact us

Contact us directly:

  • +61 7 4226 6679
  • Email
  • 08:30-17:00
    Monday-Friday

Closed weekends and public holidays.

FAQs Ask a question about LKC services

Specialty (Subject) Guides

See also LKC or QH Library guides for further specialty or subject based information.

LKC News

All current news in available via our News blog.

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