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Evidence Based Medicine

What is Evidence Based Medicine (Practice)?
Evidence Based Medicine is "the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of the individual patients." [Sackett DL, et al. Evidence based medicine: What it is and what it isn't. BMJ 1996; 312:71-2]
What is EBM?-University of North Carolina Health Sciences Library
Evidence-based Medicine Glossary - Medical University of South Carolina
Users' Guide to the Medical Literature - American Medical Association

Evidence Based Medicine Databases

Clinical Evidence: ACP Journal Club. Summarizes best available evidence, and where there is no good evidence, it says so. Published by BMJ publishing group. Click here for Clinical Evidence

Evidence Based Medicine Reviews: Best Evidence.  Contains two journals ACP Journal Club (American College of Physicians) and Evidence-Based Medicine (American College of Physicians and the British Medical Journal Group). Available on OVID

Evidence Based Medicine Reviews: Cochrane Database of systematic Reviews. Includes the full text of systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochane Collaboration. Available on OVID

Evidence Based Medicine Reviews: DARE. Includes full-text critical assessments of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals. Produced by National Health Services' Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (NHS CRD) at the University of York. Available on OVID

DynaMed: A clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the 'point-of-care'. Each publication is reviewed cover-to-cover, and each article is evaluated for clinical relevance and scientific validity. The new evidence is then integrated with existing content, and overall conclusions are changed as appropriate representing a synthesis of the best available evidence. DynaMed

Evidence Based Medicine Pyramid
Other EBM Resources:
Evidence-based Filters for Ovid Medline (PDF) 130KB - University of Rochester Medical Center
Evidence Based Medicine Sites
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Clinical Practice Guidelines Online
Evidence-Based Practice
Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2nd Edition, 1996
Bandolier- EBM Journal, Oxford University
Centre for Evidence Based Medicine – Oxford, United Kingdom
Centre for Evidence Based Medicine: Appraising the Evidence - University of Toronto
Centre for Reviews and Dissemination Search Filters - University of York
Clinical Evidence - A British Medical Journal (BMJ) Publication
Effective Clinical Practice - American College of Physicians
Evidence-Based Healthcare & Public Health - Elsevier
Evidence Based Medicine - University of Hertfordshire, UK
Evidence-Based Medicine - University of Massachusetts Medical School
Evidence-Based Medicine for Primary Care and Internal Medicine - BMJ
Evidence-based Medicine Resource Center
Evidence-Based Medicine Toolkit - Canadian University of Alberta
Evidence-Based Practice Center - Duke Center for Clinical Health Policy Research
Evidence-Based Practice Internet Resources - McMaster University
Evidence-Based Practice - HealthLinks, University of Washington
HSTAT: Health Services/Technology Assessment Text - National Library of Medicine
Evidence Based Practice Center links - McMaster University
Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice Center - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Journal Watch - New England Journal of Medicine
National Guideline Clearinghouse
National Quality Measures Clearinghouse™ (NQMC™) - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Netting the Evidence
NICHSA Introduction of HSR Class Manual: Evaluating the Literature - National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology
Oregon Evidence-Based Practice Center - Oregon Health & Science University
Prime Answers - University of Washington Health Sciences Libraries
RTI-UNC Evidence-Based Practice Center - RTI International and Unviersity of North Carolina Medical Schools
Southern California Evidence-Based Practice
Stanford-UCSF Evidence-Based Practice Center - University of California, San Francisco and Stanford University
SUMSearch - University of Texas, National Library of Medicine, DARE and the National Guideline Clearinghouse
Technology Evaluation Center- Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
Trip Database
User's Guides to Evidence-Based Practice - Centre for Health Evidence
Evidence Based Medicine on Wikipedia
The Evolving Role of the Librarian in Evidence-Based Medicine
Evidence Based Nursing
Evidence-Based Nursing- BMJ Publishing Group
The Joanna Briggs Institute