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EBP Databases & Resources
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Contains full text articles, including protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare. Data is evidence-based medicine (EBM) and is often combined statistically (with meta-analysis) to increase the power of the findings of numerous studies, each too small to produce reliable results individually.
Medline Systematic Reviews (EBSCO) Enter your search terms to identify Systematic Reviews to this pre-limited search strategy.
PubMed Clinical Queries PubMed Clinical Queries provides a search "hedge" to find the evidence! Check the results under "Clinical Study Category"
Natural Medicines High quality, evidence-based information on dietary supplements (including herbs, vitamins, and minerals), functional foods, diets, complementary practices, exercises, and medical conditions.
DynaMed DynaMed is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the point-of-care. With clinically-organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics, DynaMed is the only evidence-based reference shown to answer most clinical questions during practice.
Nursing Reference CenterPLUS Nursing Reference Center PLUS is the top tier of this exceptional evidence-based information resource, designed specifically for nurses. NRC+ enables nurses to answers to questions quickly, strengthen their clinical--and non-clinical--skills, consult an extensive video collection, earn CE credit, and locate subject-specific full-text journal articles and skill summaries.
UpToDate (LGH and PA Colleges campuses only) UpToDate is a clinical decision support system. It uses current evidence and expert opinion to answer clinical questions at the point of care. This saves clinicians time, improves outcomes and lowers health care costs. Due to licensing restrictions, this tool is only available to users at an LGH or PA College campus location.
Evidence-based Practice Pyramid
EBM Pyramid copyright 2006 Trustees of Dartmouth College and Yale University. All Rights Reserved.
Produced by Jan Glover, David Izzo, Karen Odato and Lei Wang.
AJN Series on Evidence-Based Nursing (ARCC Model Complient)
Health Sciences Library - Seraph Learning Commons - Cooper Building - 850 Greenfield Road - Lancaster, PA 17601 - Library@PACollege.edu - (717 947-6022).