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Evidence-Based Practice: Searching

EBM Resources by Category


  • UpToDate
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse
  • NICE


  • Cochrane
  • PubMed Systematic Reviews
  • EPC Evidence Reports
  • ACP Journal Club
  • Evidence-Based Medicine (journal)
  • Evidence-Based Nursing (journal)


  • PubMed
  • Web of Knowledge

EBM Resources Pyramid

Practice Guidelines

Databases to Search

  • Cochrane Library (Cochrane Collaboration) - Includes Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Controlled Trials Register, Database of Abstracts of Review of Effectiveness (DARE)
  • PubMed Clinical Queries - Search for systematic reviews or by clinical study category using pre-formulated search filters
  • TRIP Database - "Turning Research Into Practice"
  • Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library (Sigma Theta Tau International, the International Honor Society of Nursing) –database of 10,000+ nursing research studies
  • Web of Knowledge/Science‚Äč

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