Grazia Manzotti g.manzotti@ucl.ac.uk

Evidence Based Resources

  • Archimedes Evidence based paediatrics from the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
  • Bandolier Full-text copies of the Bandolier journal for Evidenced-Based Medicine. An important point of reference in the Evidence-Based Medicine field
  • 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.
  • Best Health Clinical evidence for patients from the BMJ.
  • Centre for Evidence-Based Child Health In the Institute, the Centre is part of a national network of centres for evidence-based health care. The overall aim of the Centre is to increase the provision of effective and efficient child health care through an educational programme for health professionals.
  • Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Centre for Evidence Based Nursing Based at the University of York, the Centre for Evidence Based Nursing identifies evidence-based practice through primary research and systematic reviews and promotes and disseminates the information throughout the nursing community.
  • Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy
  • Centre for Reviews & Dissemination (York)
  • Clinical Evidence Online directory of evidence on the effects of clinical interventions. 
  • Clinical Queries EBM search feature from PubMed.
  • Cochrane Child Health Field 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 NHS 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 Guidance on resources for critical appraisal
  • 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.
  • Effective Health Care Bulletins Bi-monthly bulletin for decision makers which examines the effectiveness of a variety of health care interventions.
  • 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 Nursing
  • Evidence Based On Call
  • Evidence-Based Pediatrics Hosted by the University of Michigan.
  • Evidence Based Practice From the University of Washington.
  • GOSH Guidelines
  • 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.
  • NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
  • NHS 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.
  • Pediatric Clinics of 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 SUMSearch 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. Trip is freely available but users may set up a username and password to allow email alerts as new items are added to TRIP.
  • UpToDate An evidence-based knowledge system authored by physicians to help clinicians make the right decisions at the point of care.
  • Users' Guides to Evidence Based Practice This site contains links to all of the JAMA guidelines on evidence based practice.
  • What is Evidence Based Medicine? A series of short, practical bulletins which provide a fresh slant on evidence-based medicine and the ideas behind it. All the publications in the series are freely available online.

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