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Nursing: EBP Resources Chart

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Available EBP Resources

 Foley Library - Evidence-Based Practice Resources

 Many of these resources are available Free online and others are available through Foley Library’s databases. If an article is NOT easily available in full-text, first check Periodicals@Foley to see if the library has access. If it’s not there, then use your ILLiad account to place an article request.

NURS 563 Students - When pre-appraised evidence sources are unavailable, search for non-pre-appraised single studies or meta-analyses.

A - Systems
B - Summaries
C - Synopses of Syntheses
D - Syntheses
E - Synopsis of Single Studies
F - Single Study                                   

 Resource

Document Type

Level of Evidence

Availability & Links

ACP journal club

Structured Abstracts

Clinical Research Critiques

Periodicals@Foley

AHRQ Evidence Reports

Guidelines; Evidence Summaries

Evidence Guidelines

Free online

http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/epcix.htm

Bandolier (UK)

Evidence Summaries

Clinical Research Critiques

Free online

http://www.medicine.ox.ac.uk/bandolier/knowledge

BestBETS

Systematic reviews

Non-pre-appraised SRs and meta-analyses

Free online

http://www.bestbets.org

Canadian Family Physician: Critical Appraisal Collection

Evidence Summaries

Evidence Summaries

Free online in PubMed Central

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/journals/303

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

Research articles

RCTs; case cohorts; control studies; qualitative studies; meta-analyses

Foley Databases

Clinical Evidence

Evidence Summaries

Evidence Summaries

Free full-text 2003-2012 in PubMed Central

http://www.clinicalevidence.com

Clinical Inquiries FPIN

(Family Physicians Inquiry Network)

Evidence Summaries

Evidence Summaries

Click here for a

PubMed search of Clinical Inquiries FPIN.

Some FPIN clinical inquiries are available in

Journal of Family Practice, 2000 - present.

CMA InfoBase

(Canadian Medical Association)

Guidelines

Articles and Guidelines

Limited free content

http://www.cma.ca/clinicalresources/practiceguidelines

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials

Abstracts of RCTs

RCTs; case-cohorts; control studies

Foley Databases (Cochrane Library)

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Systematic reviews

Cochrane Systematic Reviews

Foley Databases (Cochrane Library)

DARE - Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects

Abstracts of Systematic Reviews

Cochrane Systematic Reviews

Foley Databases (Cochrane Library)

DynaMed Plus Evidence summaries for over 3000 topics Evidence Guidelines / Summaries Foley Databases (DynaMed Plus)

EBM Online 

Structured abstracts

Clinical Research Critiques

Some content is Free online

http://ebm.bmj.com

Evidence Based Nursing Journal

 

Synopses of Syntheses;

Synopses of Single Studies;

Single Studies

Periodicals@Foley

search for Evidence Based Nursing Journal

Joanna Briggs Institute

Systematic Review Protocols; SRs; Implementation Reports

Systematic Reviews

Some content is Free online

http://joannabriggslibrary.org/index.php/index

MD Consult Guidelines

Guidelines

Articles and Guidelines

Free online

http://www.mdconsult.com/php/266758816-2/homepage

MD Consult

 

Non-pre-appraised articles

Foley Databases

Mosby’s Nursing Consult

 

Non-pre-appraised articles

Foley Databases

National Guideline Clearinghouse

Guidelines

Articles and Guidelines

Free online

http://www.ngc.gov

PubMed Clinical Queries

Research articles

Non-pre-appraised RCTs; cohort; case-control studies

Free online

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/clinical

PubMed Systematic Reviews

Systematic Reviews

Non-pre-appraised SRs and meta-analyses

Free online

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/clinical

RNAO – Nursing Best Practice Guidelines (Registered Nurses Assn. of Ontario)

Guidelines

Summaries

Free online

http://www.rnao.org/bestpractices

SUMsearch

All resource types

Search engine

Limited free content

http://sumsearch.org

TRIP Database

All resource types

Search engine

Limited free content

http://www.tripdatabase.com

USPSTF Recommendations

(US Preventive Services Task Force )

Guidelines

Evidence Guideliness

Free online

http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/recommendations.htm

This table is based on a model from University of Washington’s EBP Tools page: http://libguides.hsl.washington.edu/ebptools