Clinical Key

Search Clinical Key for clinical answers - full-text articles, clinical overviews, calculators, ebooks and more. Available to UHNM staff only.


Getting Started with Clinical Key - get all the help you need in one place; presentation of videos and articles to help you to start using Clinical Key

Clinical Key YouTube Channel - range of short videos demonstrating some of the key features of Clinical Key

Clinical Key videos playlist - new video playlist from the Health Library explaining key features

Online guides

Clinical Key Introduction (310 KB) - leaflet from the library giving you a basic introduction to Clinical Key.

How to... items posted on our Information Skills blog:

How can Clinical Key help you?... items posted on our Health Library blog

More help

Clinical Key at grand rounds [3738KB] presentation by elsevier rep Gladys Lopez, at UHNM grand rounds 24th February 2023

Clinical Key app

  1. Log in to the desktop Clinical Key (via your browser) and activate your account
  2. Go to your app store and search for Clinical Key
  3. Download the Clinical Key app from Elsevier
  4. Install and open the app
  5. Select the correct product - ClinicalKey
  6. Select the correct edition - ClinicalKey
  7. Select Access via your Institution
  8. Look for University Hospitals of North Midlands and select it
  9. Check the correct organisation is selected and confirm your institution
  10. Sign-in with your UHNM OpenAthens details
  11. Start searching!