UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Evidence Based Resources

  • Archimedes Evidence based paediatrics from the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
  • BestBETs Best Evidence Topics for emergency medicine.
  • Best Practice combines, in a single source, the latest research evidence, guidelines and expert opinion - presented in a step-by-step approach, covering prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.
  • BMJ Clinical Evidence Online directory of evidence on the effects of clinical interventions. 
  • Campbell Collaboration - promotes positive social and economic change through the production and use of systematic reviews and other evidence syntheses for evidence-based policy and practice.
  • Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Centre of Evidence-Based Physiotherapy
  • Centre for Reviews & Dissemination (York)
  • Clinical Queries EBM search feature from PubMed.
  • Cochrane Child Health Supports the production of clinically relevant, methodologically rigorous systematic reviews in child health, along with the dissemination and utilisation of evidence in decision-making affecting the health and well-being of children around the world. 
  • Cochrane Library The Cochrane Library is made freely available in England via NICE Evidence
  • Cochrane Project Web pages for the Cochrane Collaboration, an international network of institutions and individuals dedicated to preparing, maintaining and disseminating systematic reviews of the effects of health care.
  • Controlled Trials from History (James Lind Library) This website has been created by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh to present the work of researchers who pioneered the application of research methods designed to reduce biases in studies assessing the effects of health care, social care and education.
  • Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) Aims to enable decision makers and those who seek to influence them acquire skills to make sense of and act on the evidence.
  • DynaMed Plus A clinical point-of-care tool that aims to provide evidence-based information. (Subscription required.)
  • EPIQ Effective Practice, Informatics & Quality Improvement supports effective evidence based practice, health informatics and quality improvement initiatives in the health and disability support sectors.
  • Evidence Based Child Health A Cochrane Review Journal making child health evidence easier to find, interpret and use.
  • Evidence-Based Journal Club
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Evidence Based Mental Health
  • Evidence Based Nursing
  • Evidence Based Practice Institute From the University of Washington.
  • GOSH Clinical Guidelines
  • GRADE Working Group
  • Guidelines Websites A useful list of the main resources for guidelines on the Web.
  • Low and Middle Income Country (LMIC) Filters Search filters produced by one of the Cochrane review groups.
  • NICE Evidence This site enables access to authoritative clinical and non-clinical evidence and best practice through a web-based portal. It can be used to search for UK guidelines.
  • NICE Guidance: Evidence into Practice An e-learning resource for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
  • NIHR Signals - summaries of recent research targeted at decision makers
  • Pediatric Clinics Amsterdam (PCA) Contains interesting case reports from patients referred to University Hospitals in Amsterdam. Vol. 12 No.1 is a special issue on evidence-based paediatrics.
  • PEDro Physiotherapy Evidence Database: EBM resources for physiotherapy.
  • PRODIGY (formerly Clinical Knowledge Summaries) is a reliable source of evidence-based information and practical 'know how' about the common conditions managed in primary care.
  • Search Filters This page includes evidence based filters for use with Ovid Medline and Cinahl, from the University of York. It also includes links to other useful EBM resources. 
  • SUMSearch 2 SUMSearch 2 is a meta-search engine that simultaneously searches high-quality internet-based databases like PubMed, DARE (Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness), the National Guideline Clearinghouse.
  • TRIP (Turning Research Into Practice) TRIP Database allows you to cross-search around 150 freely available online resources containing high-quality 'evidence-based' health information from around the world. Resources searchable via TRIP include The Cochrane Library, PubMed Clinical Queries, Clinical Evidence, BestBETs and journals such as Evidence-Based Medicine and Bandolier. Access to some features within TRIP requires a subscription.
  • UpToDate An evidence-based knowledge system authored by physicians to help clinicians make the right decisions at the point of care. (Subscription required.)