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  • 1. "Evidence-based..." Journal series
  • (e.g., Evidence-Based Medicine, Evidence-Based Mental Health, Evidence-Based Nursing) Primary research articles within the discipline are selected for quality and clinical relevance. A structured abstract and expert commentary are provided for each study.
  • 2. ACP Journal Club
  • The editors of this journal screen the top 100+ clinical journals and identify studies that are methodologically sound and clinically relevant. An enhanced abstract, with conclusions clearly stated, and a commentary are provided for each selected article. Published by the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine.
  • 3. ACP Medicine
  • Electronic textbook of general medicine; updated continually. Available through Stat!Ref.
  • 4. bmjupdates
  • Quality articles from over 110 clinical journals are selected by research staff, and then rated for clinical relevance and interest by an international group of physicians. Includes a searchable database of the best evidence from the medical literature and an email alerting system. From BMJ Publishing Group and McMaster University's Health Information Research Unit.
  • 6. Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (Oxford University)
  • The Centre promotes evidence-based health care and provide support and resources to anyone who wants to make use of them. Includes the EBM Toolbox, an assortment of materials which are very useful for practitioners of EBM, and EBM Teaching Materials, including PowerPoint presentations.
  • 7. CINAHL
  • Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature.

    To limit your CINAHL search to the best evidence-producing studies: Click on the ‘Limits’ icon to use ‘Clinical Queries’ or limit to ‘Research’ or other ‘publication’ types (i.e., systematic review).

  • 9. Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
  • Bibliography of controlled trials identified by contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration and others, and is part of an international effort to combine hand searching of the international literature with online searching to create an unbiased source of data for systematic reviews. Includes studies published in MEDLINE, EMBASE, and other databases, as well as reports published in conference proceedings and other sources not currently listed in MEDLINE or other bibliographic databases. Available through Wiley InterScience as part of the Cochrane Library. (When you search Cochrane Library, Cochrane Central Register abstracts will be part of the result set.)
  • 10. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
  • Consists of detailed, structured topic reviews of hundreds of articles. Teams of experts complete comprehensive literature reviews, evaluate the literature, and present summaries of the findings of the best studies. Published by the International Cochrane Collaboration. Available through Wiley InterScience as part of the Cochrane Library.
  • 11. Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)
  • Full-text database containing structured abstracts of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals. DARE is produced by the National Health Services' Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (NHS CRD) at the University of York. DARE records cover topics such as diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment. Available through Wiley InterScience as part of the Cochrane Library. (When you search Cochrane Library, DARE abstracts will be part of the result set.)
  • 15. eMedicine
  • Physician authors and editors contribute to the eMedicine Clinical Knowledge Base, which contains articles on 7,000 diseases and disorders. The evidence-based content provides the latest practice guidelines in 62 medical specialties. eMedicine's professional content undergoes multiple levels of physician peer review.
  • 16. Evidence-Based Behavioral Practice (EBBP)
  • Training resources and modules to help bridge the gap between behavioral health research and practice. Includes CE on search strategies, using and creating RCTs and systematic reviews, and critical appraisal of studies. Created at Northwestern University under a contract with NIH/NLM.
  • 20. JAMAevidence
  • An evidence-based medicine portal containing tools for understanding and applying the medical literature, and for making clinical diagnoses. Included are clinical calculators, core topics, podcasts, and guides for EBM practice.
Last Updated: 10/04/2013

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