Patient access

Elsevier has partnered with Copyright Clearance Center's RightsLink  to provide access to selected health-oriented journals for patients and caregivers through new service, PatientACCESS.  This another option alongside our patient inform program where patients and their caregivers can obtain the latest research and medial information for a low cost fee. Articles are emailed within 24 hours for personal use with a maximum of 5 articles per patient or caregiver. 

For further details on other access initiatives see universal access.

Participating journals

The following journals are participating in the PatientACCESS service: 

ISSN Journal title
1076-6332 Academic Radiology
0002-8703 American Heart Journal
1092-9134 Annals of Diagnostic Pathology
1047-2797 Annals of Epidemiology 
1521-6926 Best Practice & Research Clinical Haematology
0268-960X Blood Reviews
0846-5371 Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal
1877-7821 Cancer Epidemiology
0305-7372 Cancer Treatment Reviews
0303-8467 Clinical Neurology & Neurosurgery
1522-8401 Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine
1744-3881 Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice
0010-440X Comprehensive Psychiatry 
0147-0272 Current Problems in Cancer 
0146-2806 Current Problems in Cardiology
0363-0188 Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology
0011-3840 Current Problems in Surgery
0011-5029 Disease-a-Month
0748-7983 EJSO - European Journal of Surgical Oncology
1525-5050 Epilepsy & Behavior
0197-4572 Geriatric Nursing
2211-8160 Global Heart
0090-8258 Gynecologic Oncology
0964-3397 Intensive & Critical Care Nursing
1755-599X International Emergency Nursing
1878-1241 International Journal of Orthopaedic & Trauma Nursing
0360-3016 International Journal of Radiation Oncology-Biology-Physics
1555-4155 JNP: The Journal for Nurse Practitioners
1071-9164 Journal of Cardiac Failure
1053-0770 Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
0895-4356 Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
0883-9441 Journal of Critical Care
0022-0736 Journal of Electrocardiology
1879-4068 Journal of Geriatric Oncology
0022-3468 Journal of Pediatric Surgery
2212-2672 Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
1051-0443 Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 
1062-0303 Journal of Vascular Nursing
0145-2126 Leukemia Research
0958-3947 Medical Dosimetry
0026-0495 Metabolism
0266-6138 Midwifery
1549-9634 Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine
1048-6666 Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics
1060-1872 Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine
1522-2942 Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
1879-8500 Practical Radiation Oncology
0300-9572 Resuscitation
0049-0172  Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism
0001-2998 Seminars in Nuclear Medicine
0093-7754 Seminars in Oncology
1071-9091 Seminars in Pediatric Neurology
1055-8586 Seminars in Pediatric Surgery
1053-4296 Seminars in Radiation Oncology
0037-198X Seminars in Roentgenology
1043-0679 Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
0895-7967 Seminars in Vascular Surgery
0039-6060 Surgery
1550-7289 Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases
1096-2883 Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
1084-208X Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management
1089-2516 Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology
0960-9776 The Breast
0165-5876 International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
0022-5347 The Journal of Urology
0049-3848 Thrombosis Research 
1473-0502 Transfusion and Apheresis Science
0887-7963 Transfusion Medicine Reviews
0090-4295 Urology
1078-1439 Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations
2352-0779 Urology Practice

How does it work?

Accessing information through PatientACCESS is a simple process of three steps:   

1. After locating the relevant article, readers just click on the link "Get rights and content" in the right-hand pane on the article page.


2. The following pop up will appear in your browser. Select "PatientACCESS" from the drop down menu. 


3. Following this selection, a reader then follows the steps to order the article for a small fee after which the article will be emailed directly to them for their personal use.