EBM Resources

 

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ACCESSSS

ACCESSSS is a service to help provide current best evidence for clinical decisions. It conducts literature searches simultaneously in several different evidence-based information services (online evidence-based texts, and pre-appraised journal publications). ACCESSSS also provides email alerts to newly published evidence in the user’s chosen area(s) of training/interest  

Therapy/Intervention, Harm/Etiology, Diagnosis.

systematic reviews, RCTs, Cohort Studies, Blind comparison to gold standard, case-control studies

Free

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ACP Journal Club

ACP Journal Club's general purpose is to select from the biomedical literature articles that report original studies and systematic reviews that warrant immediate attention by physicians attempting to keep pace with important advances in internal medicine. These articles are summarized in value-added abstracts and commented on by clinical experts

Therapy/Intervention, Harm/Etiology, Diagnosis, Prevention, Prognosis

systematic reviews, RCTs, Cohort Studies, Blind comparison to gold standard, case-control studies

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Bandolier

Bandolier is a source of high quality information for many patients and their carers, as well as for organizations that commission and pay for healthcare.

Therapy/Intervention, Harm/Etiology

systematic reviews, meta-analyses, randomized trials

Free

 

DARE

DARE (Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects) is focused primarily on systematic reviews that evaluate the effects of health care interventions and the delivery and organization of health services

Therapy/Intervention

Systematic Reviews

Free

 

PubMed- Clinical Queries

PubMed Clinical Queries is a specialized search engine intended for clinicians that has built-in search "filters" designed to find high quality studies.

Therapy/Intervention, Harm/Etiology, Diagnosis, Prognosis

systematic reviews, RCTs, Cohort Studies, Blind comparison to gold standard, case-control studies

Free

 

The Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library contains high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It includes reliable evidence from Cochrane and other systematic reviews, clinical trials, and more. Cochrane reviews bring you the combined results of the world's best medical research studies and are recognized as the gold standard in evidence-based health care

Therapy/Intervention, Harm/Etiology, Diagnosis.

Systematic Reviews

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TRIP DataBases

The TRIP Database is a clinical search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice

Therapy/Intervention, Harm/Etiology, Diagnosis, Prognosis

systematic reviews, RCTs, Cohort Studies, Blind comparison to gold standard, case-control studies

Free

 

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BestBETS

BETs bring the evidence one step closer to the bedside, by providing answers to very specific clinical problems, using the best available evidence. Each Topic answers a carefully worded 3-part question, using a structured approach to finding and reviewing the literature. BETs are designed specifically for Emergency Medicine

Therapy/Intervention, Harm/Etiology, Diagnosis, Prognosis

Digested information evidence based

Free

Background Information

Clinical Key

Clinical Key offers comprehensive information available in one online resource. Access includes full-text articles, medical references across a wide range of specialties, clinically relevant drug information, and patient handouts

Therapy/Intervention, Harm/Etiology, Diagnosis, Prognosis

Digested information evidence based

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UpToDate

UpToDate® is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource which clinicians trust to make the right point-of-care decisions.

Therapy/Intervention, Harm/Etiology, Diagnosis, Prognosis

Digested information evidence based

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