This blog serves as a guide to the topic of Evidence-Based Nursing and Midwifery. It will point to good resources, learning and teaching materials etc for nurses and librarians associated with Evidence-Based Nursing and Midwifery

Saturday, August 19, 2006

From Pam at ACOG Resource Center

Pam sent this from the librarians at The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

WEBTREATS: Evidence-Based Medicine

This list, prepared by ACOG Resource Center Librarians from other sources, is provided for information only. Referral to these sites does not imply the endorsement of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Further, ACOG does not endorse any commercial products that may be advertised or available from these organizations or on these websites. This list is not meant to be comprehensive; the exclusion of a site does not reflect the quality of that site. Please note that sites and URLs are subject to change without warning. Please also refer to the WEBTREAT on Guidelines for related links. pvh rev. 4/5/2005; rev. 4/14/2006

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Evidence-based Practice
This AHRQ site links to EPC Evidence Reports, technical methodology documents, and Evidence-based Practice Centers program information.


Bandolier is a journal produced monthly by Oxford Anglia NHS region in the UK. It contains bullet points of evidence-based medicine, hence its title. Access to Bandolier on the Internet is free of charge, but it may run several months behind the printed version

BMJ Publishing Group and McMaster University HIRU collaborate to provide access to the current best evidence through this website. Citations to more than 100 premier clinical journals are pre-rated for quality and selected for clinical relevance for a searchable database and email alerting system. Registration is required.

Campbell Collaboration
The international Campbell Collaboration (C2) is a non-profit organization that aims to help people make well-informed decisions about the effects of interventions in the social, behavioral, and educational areas.

Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine was established in Oxford as the first of several centres around the country whose aim broadly is to promote evidence-based health care and provide support and resources to anyone who wants to make use of them.

CIRE (Continuous Identification of Research Evidence)
CIRE, a collaborative effect of WHO, the CDC, and Johns Hopkins, facilitates the updating of WHO’s evidence-based family planning guidance.

Cochrane Collaboration
The Cochrane Collaboration facilitates the creation, review, maintenance and dissemination of systematic overviews of the effects of health care. This home page for this international Collaboration provides access to information on all its activities, to the Handbook, and to password-protected access to the Reviews.

Evidence Based Health Care Practitioners Links
This site provides an excellent collection of links to EBM sites.

Evidence-Based Health Care Resources on the Internet

The Medical Library Association Continuing Education Committee sponsors this excellent set of Internet resources as part of their "Evidence-Based Health Care in Action" initiative.

Evidence-based Medicine Resource Center
The EBM Resource Center website, a joint project of the New York Academy of Medicine and the American College of Physicians New York Chapter, offers tools to support critical analysis of medical literature and MEDLINE searching. Extensive links are provided to all areas of EBM, including glossaries, journals, and teaching tools.

Evidence Based Medicine Resources
This well-organized grouping of links to evidence based medicine sites is recognized by Medicine on the Net (January 1998:29) for its excellence.

Evidence Based Medicine Toolkit
This collection of tools, adapted from the Users’ Guides series, help users identify, assess, and apply the evidence in practice.


This site, from the Manchester NHS Agency, provides several evidence-based medicine tools for accessing, appraising, and applying information. User must register or login to use the site.

Health Evidence Network (HEN)
HEN provides answers to specific questions in public health and health care decision-making and easy access to sources of evidence.

National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health
The aim of NCCWCH is to improve the health of women and children by developing the best evidence-based guidelines for the NHS.

Netting the Evidence: A ScHARR Introduction to Evidence Based Practice on the Internet
This is an annotated alphabetic listing of Internet evidence-based medicine resources compiled by Andrew Booth at the University of Sheffield.

NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
The NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) aims to identify and review the results of good quality health research and to disseminate the findings to key decision makers in the NHS and to consumers of health care services. The reviews cover the effectiveness of care for particular conditions, the effectiveness of health technologies, and evidence on efficient methods of organizing and delivering particular types of healthcare.

PubMed Clinical Queries
This NCBI NLM website provides specialized PubMed searches for physicians by clinical study category, limited to systematic reviews, or limited to medical genetics.

Listserv: Evidence-Based-Health
Join or leave this listserv through this site.

1 comment:

Claudia said...

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