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In the second in our series of articles reviewing the health evidence tools produced by McMaster University, Harkanwal Randhawa examines Health Evidence™, a database of systematic reviews around the subject of public health.
In the first in our series of articles reviewing the health evidence tools produced by McMaster University, Mathura Mahendren gets to know the Optimum Aging Portal, a resource for communicating evidence-based ways of staying healthy in older age.
The rising ills of media affect our lives in ways deeper than we can imagine. As a matter of fact, it is a rising cause of psychiatric disorders, lets have a look why.
Faculty of 1000 just announced that their subsite – F1000Trials – is finished with the beta-testing. Let’s check it out!
PDQ-Evidence is a database specifically for finding evidence related to public health and health policy.
A fantastic resource for easily getting hold of the best available evidence relating to your clinical speciality.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is a free database at the US Department of Health & Human Services. It provides summaries of evidence, clinical guidelines and more.
The Trip database provides a new way of searching for evidence, including useful features like sorting by evidence quality.
The NHS Evidence website provides a great starting block for many clinical questions, gathering information from several NHS websites as well as several journals.
This is a website from the Canadian Institute of Health Research, providing a list of databases and research tools for primary papers and secondary (reviews etc.) Also provides tools for constructing systematic reviews.
A free, multilingual database. It includes systematic reviews, overviews of reviews (including evidence-based policy briefs), primary studies included in systematic reviews and structured summaries of that evidence.
This resource is a tutorial, providing a thorough introduction to Evidence-Based Practice (EBP). It describes in detail how to formulate specific questions when searching for evidence on a problem, how to find this evidence using online databases, and how to evaluate and appraise the evidence found. It also outlines the economic modelling and cost-assessments behind healthcare choices.