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Evidence-Based Health Care  

Find answers to the question "What works?" in medical and health care.
Last Updated: Jul 23, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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About Evidence-Based Practice

  • Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice
    Self-paced tutorial developed by staff at Duke University Medical Center Library and the Health Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Viva La Evidence
    James McCormack, Pharmacy Professor at the University of British Columbia, wrote a great song about using the Evidence!
  • JAMAevidence
    Resource from JAMA which provides access to fundamental tools for understanding and applying the medical literature and making clinical diagnoses. Login with WSU ID required. Click on "View It" then click through to resource. LOGOUT IN UPPER RIGHT CORNER.
  • JAMAevidence Introduction (4 minutes)
    From the publisher, McGraw-Hill Professional.

EBP Internet Resources

Online Evidence-Based Point-of-Care Summaries

Login with WSU ID required for Essential Evidence Plus and ACP Smart Medicine. Click on "View It" then click through to resource. 

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  • Essential Evidence Plus (Wiley)
    LOGOUT is under "My Account" tab. PDF user guides available under "Product Information" tab; online tutorials under "Support."
  • Essential Evidence Plus Tutorials from Wiley
    Under "Evidence-Based Medicine" view any/all of the 6 EEP tutorials. These brief tutorials require FREE sign-in.
  • ACP Smart Medicine (Stat!Ref)
    From the American College of Physicians. Provides access to clinical diagnosis and treatment recommendations covering a wide variety of medical specialties. Includes integrated drug reference AHFS DI.
  • DynaMed
    See HEAL-WA tab above. Available to many licensed Washington health care providers.

Databases with Evidence-Based Content (WSU ID required)

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
      Cochrane Library Tutorial (5.5 minutes)

PubMed (National Library of Medicine)  In PubMed, systematic reviews cover a broad set of articles that build consensus on various topics. Systematic Reviews is available on result sets as a filter under article types, as well as a selection on the Clinical Queries page.

CINAHL (Nursing & Allied Health)  Browse the list of Evidence-Based Care Sheets from the blue toolbar at the top of the page. CINAHL also features the limiter, "Evidence-Based Practice." 

Natural Standard: The Authority on Integrative Medicine  Provides evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. Validated rating scales are used to evaluate the quality of available evidence. All monographs undergo blinded editorial and peer review.

Databases Offering Online Access to Medical Evidence  Informational webliography from Cochrane. Some are free and some are fee-based. Not all are available through WSU.

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