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Open each section to discover EBP resources ideal for finding each type of evidence. If you need a refresher on what constitutes the various levels of evidence, check out the Study Designs page.


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Evidence Based Practice Resources

ACP Journal Club
The American College of Physicians’ editorial staff review individual articles.

Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature. Provides full text for over 1,300 journals and indexes over 4,000 journals, health care books, and conference proceedings.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
CDSR is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care. Includes Cochrane Reviews (the systematic reviews), protocols for Cochrane Reviews, and editorials.

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)
Critical assessments of systematic reviews from medical journals. As of April 2015, DARE is no longer being updated.

DynaMed Plus
DynaMed Plus is an evidence-based clinical reference tool. Content is written by a world-class team of physicians and researchers who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis. DynaMed Plus topics are always based on clinical evidence and the content is updated multiple times each day to ensure physicians have the information they need to make decisions at the point of care.

ECRI Guidelines Trust
ECRI Guidelines Trust is a publicly available online repository of objective, evidence-based clinical practice guideline content.

Biomedical and pharmacological articles and conference proceedings.

Evidence Based Medicine
Evidence-Based Medicine systematically searches a wide range of international medical journals applying strict criteria for the validity of research. Content is critically appraised then the most clinically relevant articles are summarised into an expert commentary focusing on the papers clinical applicability.

Evidence Based Mental Health
Evidence-Based Mental Health aims to engage psychiatrists and psychologists, particularly younger professionals, in the challenge of basing their practice on evidence. Published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, the British Psychological Society and BMJ the journal surveys a wide range of international medical journals, applying strict criteria for the quality and validity of research. Clinicians assess the relevance of the best studies and the key details of these essential articles are presented in a succinct, informative expert commentary on their clinical application.

Evidence Based Nursing
Published quarterly, the purpose of Evidence-Based Nursing is to select from the health related literature research studies and reviews that report important advances relevant to best nursing practice. The clinical relevance and rigour of the studies is assessed to identify research that is relevant to nursing. A commentary on chosen articles identifies the key findings and implications for clinical practice. Content is commissioned only.

Ovid Medline
Index to articles covering all aspects of medicine.

Index to literature in psychology and related disciplines in the behavioral sciences.

Index to articles covering all aspects of medicine. Developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

TRIP Database
TRIP (Turning Research into Practice) locates the highest possible evidence with which to inform clinical decisions, using the principles of evidence based medicine.

Clinical reference tool covering over 8,300 topics in 16 medical specialties. Topic reviews are written by expert clinicians and are updated regularly.