Information about EBHC
based medicine: what it is and what it isn't. Sackett, D.L.
et al. (1996) BMJ 312 (7023), 13 January, 71-72).
Evidence Based Medicine Tool Kit - Appraisal guides, search strategies, and worksheets for working through evidence based questions.
of EBM Terms
- Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, University of Toronto
Well-Built Clinical Question - Health Sciences Library, University
of North Carolina (this is part of their Introduction
to EBM Tutorial).
Guides to Evidence Based Medicine - American Medical Association
- The User's Guides are created to instruct the reader
in doing their own critical assessments of the literature.
(Note: these resources require login. Please be sure that you have logged in.)
|ACP Journal Club - Critical appraisal summaries for clinical trials appearing in the literature.
|ACP PIER- The Physicians' Information and Education Resource.
Authoritative, evidence-based guidance to improve clinical care.
Evidence - A compendium of evidence on the effects of common
clinical interventions published by BMJ.
|Cochrane Library - Consists of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Cochrane Reviews); the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE); the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) ; the Cochrane Database of Methodology Reviews (Methodology Reviews); the Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR); Health Technology Assessment Database (HTA); and, the NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED)
|DynaMed - A point-of-care resource with clinical evidence summaries on over 1800 topics. Available in a PDA version to members of the NYMC community.
|PubMed - This version of MEDLINE includes some special EBM filters including a Systematic Reviews subset -- systematic[sb] -- and Clinical Queries pre-formulated searches. Search through the link at right in order to take advantage of our full-text links when off-campus
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - Evidence Based Practice subdirectory page includes Evidence Reports and Technology Assessments produced by participating evidence-based practice centers.
Bandolier Journal - Evidence based health care journal from the UK, freely available three months after publication. Site includes the Bandolier Knowledge Library, evidence reviews freely available and created for the web.
- The international Campbell Collaboration (C2) is a non-profit
organization that aims to help people make well-informed decisions
about the effects of interventions in the social, behavioral
and educational arenas.
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) - Provides clinical and public health guidance and evidence reports, and inludes a link to the Public Health Electronic Library .
-The Physiotherapy Evidence Database, an initiative of the Centre
for Evidence Based Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney.
PrimeAnswers - A digital knowledgebase/meta-search engine integrating several clinical information resources. Created at the University of Washington (with funding from the National Library of Medicine).
- An internet meta-search engine, SUMsearch searches various pre-selected
sites in search of medical evidence. Searches PubMed, DARE, and
the National Guideline Clearinghouse, as well as various search
engines, such as Google, etc.
Database - Another meta-search engine, the Trip Database searches
across more than 70 sources of quality medical information -- includes
some full text journal articles and access to the e-Medicine database.
This is a particularly nice free resource.
- The National Guideline Clearinghouse maintained by the AHRQ in
partnership with the AMA and AAHP. Searchable practice guidelines
from medical associations in all specialty areas.
Other Web Sites of Interest
Collaboration - Go to this site to learn more about this cornerstone
Based Medicine Resource Center - Housed at The New York Academy
of Medicine, this web site was developed as part of a grant from
the American College of Physicians, and has many useful links.
Hooked on Evidence - American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) database containing current research evidence on the effectiveness of physical therapy interventions (members or subscribers only).
to Evidence Based Medicine Tutorial developed at Duke University and University of North Carolina.