EBP Education Center of Excellence: Educational Series

Resources for faculty, librarians, students and health care professionals interested in learning about evidence-based practice.

Journal of Clinical Epidemiology

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Schünemann HJ.
GRADE guidelines-an introduction to the 10th-13th articles in the series.
J Clin Epidemiol
. 2013 Feb;66(2):121-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.05.011. Epub 2012 Sep 9.
PMID:22968177
No abstract available.

Guyatt GH, Thorlund K, Oxman AD, Walter SD, Patrick D, Furukawa TA, Johnston BC, Karanicolas P, Akl EA, Vist G, Kunz R, Brozek J, Kupper LL, Martin SL, Meerpohl JJ, Alonso-Coello P, Christensen R, Schunemann HJ.
GRADE guidelines: 13. Preparing summary of findings tables and evidence profiles-continuous outcomes.
J Clin Epidemiol
. 2013 Feb;66(2):173-83. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.08.001. Epub 2012 Oct 30. Review.
PMID:23116689
Abstract

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Santesso N, Helfand M, Vist G, Kunz R, Brozek J, Norris S, Meerpohl J, Djulbegovic B, Alonso-Coello P, Post PN, Busse JW, Glasziou P, Christensen R, Schünemann HJ.
GRADE guidelines: 12. Preparing summary of findings tables-binary outcomes.
J Clin Epidemiol
. 2013 Feb;66(2):158-72. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.01.012. Epub 2012 May 18. Review.
PMID:22609141
Abstract

Guyatt G, Oxman AD, Sultan S, Brozek J, Glasziou P, Alonso-Coello P, Atkins D, Kunz R, Montori V, Jaeschke R, Rind D, Dahm P, Akl EA, Meerpohl J, Vist G, Berliner E, Norris S, Falck-Ytter Y, Schünemann HJ.
GRADE guidelines: 11. Making an overall rating of confidence in effect estimates for a single outcome and for all outcomes.
J Clin Epidemiol
. 2013 Feb;66(2):151-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.01.006. Epub 2012 Apr 27. Review.
PMID:22542023
Abstract

Brunetti M, Shemilt I, Pregno S, Vale L, Oxman AD, Lord J, Sisk J, Ruiz F, Hill S, Guyatt GH, Jaeschke R, Helfand M, Harbour R, Davoli M, Amato L, Liberati A, Schünemann HJ.
GRADE guidelines: 10. Considering resource use and rating the quality of economic evidence.
J Clin Epidemiol
. 2013 Feb;66(2):140-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.04.012. Epub 2012 Aug 3. Review.
PMID:22863410
Abstract

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Sultan S, Glasziou P, Akl EA, Alonso-Coello P, Atkins D, Kunz R, Brozek J, Montori V, Jaeschke R, Rind D, Dahm P, Meerpohl J, Vist G, Berliner E, Norris S, Falck-Ytter Y, Murad MH, Schünemann HJ; GRADE Working Group.
GRADE guidelines: 9. Rating up the quality of evidence.
J Clin Epidemiol
. 2011 Dec;64(12):1311-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.06.004. Epub 2011 Jul 30.
PMID:21802902
Abstract

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Kunz R, Woodcock J, Brozek J, Helfand M, Alonso-Coello P, Falck-Ytter Y, Jaeschke R, Vist G, Akl EA, Post PN, Norris S, Meerpohl J, Shukla VK, Nasser M, Schünemann HJ; GRADE Working Group.
GRADE guidelines: 8. Rating the quality of evidence--indirectness.
J Clin Epidemiol
. 2011 Dec;64(12):1303-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.04.014. Epub 2011 Jul 30.
PMID:21802903
Abstract

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Kunz R, Woodcock J, Brozek J, Helfand M, Alonso-Coello P, Glasziou P, Jaeschke R, Akl EA, Norris S, Vist G, Dahm P, Shukla VK, Higgins J, Falck-Ytter Y, Schünemann HJ; GRADE Working Group.
GRADE guidelines: 7. Rating the quality of evidence--inconsistency.
J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 Dec;64(12):1294-302. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.03.017. Epub 2011 Jul 31.
PMID:21803546
Abstract

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Kunz R, Brozek J, Alonso-Coello P, Rind D, Devereaux PJ, Montori VM, Freyschuss B, Vist G, Jaeschke R, Williams JW Jr, Murad MH, Sinclair D, Falck-Ytter Y, Meerpohl J, Whittington C, Thorlund K, Andrews J, Schünemann HJ.
GRADE guidelines 6. Rating the quality of evidence--imprecision.
J Clin Epidemiol
. 2011 Dec;64(12):1283-93. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.01.012. Epub 2011 Aug 11.
PMID:21839614
Abstract

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Montori V, Vist G, Kunz R, Brozek J, Alonso-Coello P, Djulbegovic B, Atkins D, Falck-Ytter Y, Williams JW Jr, Meerpohl J, Norris SL, Akl EA, Schünemann HJ.
GRADE guidelines: 5. Rating the quality of evidence--publication bias.
J Clin Epidemiol
. 2011 Dec;64(12):1277-82. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.01.011. Epub 2011 Jul 30.
PMID:21802904
Abstract

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Vist G, Kunz R, Brozek J, Alonso-Coello P, Montori V, Akl EA, Djulbegovic B, Falck-Ytter Y, Norris SL, Williams JW Jr, Atkins D, Meerpohl J, Schünemann HJ.
GRADE guidelines: 4. Rating the quality of evidence--study limitations (risk of bias).
J Clin Epidemiol
. 2011 Apr;64(4):407-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.07.017. Epub 2011 Jan 19.
PMID:21247734
Abstract

Balshem H, Helfand M, Schünemann HJ, Oxman AD, Kunz R, Brozek J, Vist GE, Falck-Ytter Y, Meerpohl J, Norris S, Guyatt GH.
GRADE guidelines: 3. Rating the quality of evidence.
J Clin Epidemiol
. 2011 Apr;64(4):401-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.07.015. Epub 2011 Jan 5.
PMID:21208779
Abstract

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Kunz R, Atkins D, Brozek J, Vist G, Alderson P, Glasziou P, Falck-Ytter Y, Schünemann HJ.
GRADE guidelines: 2. Framing the question and deciding on important outcomes.
J Clin Epidemiol
. 2011 Apr;64(4):395-400. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.09.012. Epub 2010 Dec 30.
PMID:21194891
Abstract

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Schünemann HJ, Tugwell P, Knottnerus A.
GRADE guidelines: a new series of articles in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.
J Clin Epidemiol
. 2011 Apr;64(4):380-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.09.011. Epub 2010 Dec 24.
PMID:21185693
Abstract

Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Facchiano L, Snyder CH.
Evidence-based practice for the busy nursepractitioner: part four: putting it all together.
J Am Acad Nurse Pract. 2013Jan;25(1):24-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00751.x. Epub 2012 Aug 14.
PubMed PMID: 23279276.
Abstract

Facchiano L, Snyder CH.
Evidence-based practice for the busy nursepractitioner: part three: critical appraisal process.
J Am Acad Nurse Pract. 2012Dec;24(12):704-15. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00752.x. Epub 2012 Jul 12.
PubMed PMID: 23190128.
Abstract

Facchiano L, Snyder CH.
Evidence-based practice for the busy nursepractitioner: part two: searching for the best evidence to clinical inquiries.
J Am Acad Nurse Pract. 2012 Nov;24(11):640-8. doi:10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00749.x. Epub 2012 Aug 14.
PubMed PMID: 23088695.
Abstract

Facchiano L, Snyder CH.
Evidence-based practice for the busy nursepractitioner: part one: relevance to clinical practice and clinical inquiryprocess.
J Am Acad Nurse Pract. 2012 Oct;24(10):579-86. doi:10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00748.x. Epub 2012 Jul 12. Review.
PubMed PMID:23006016.
Abstract

Southern Medical Journal

Mansi IA, Thompson JC, Banks DE.
Final tips in interpreting evidence-based medicine.
South Med J. 2012 Mar;105(3):173-80.
PubMed PMID: 22392215.
Abstract

Varma J, Rodriguez R, Mansi IA.
Reasoning and evidence-based medicine: common pitfalls.
South Med J. 2012 Mar;105(3):167-72.
PubMed PMID: 22392214.
Abstract

Rosenberg EI, Bass PF 3rd, Davidson RA.
Arriving at correct conclusions: the importance of association, causality, and clinical significance.
South Med J.2012 Mar;105(3):161-2.
PubMed PMID: 22392213.
Abstract

Furgerson JL, Hannah WN Jr, Thompson JC.
Challenge of surrogate endpoints.
South Med J. 2012 Mar;105(3):156-60.
PubMed PMID: 22392212.
Abstract

Berbano EP, Baxi N.
Impact of patient selection in various study designs:identifying potential bias in clinical results.
South Med J. 2012 Mar;105(3):149-55.
PubMed PMID: 22392211.
Abstract

Timm DF, Banks DE, McLarty J.
Critical Appraisal Process: Step-by-Step.
South Med J. 2012 Mar;105(3):144-8.
PubMed PMID: 22392210.
Abstract

Wilton NK, Slim AM.
Application of the principles of evidence-based medicine to patient care.
South Med J. 2012 Mar;105(3):136-43.
PubMed PMID: 22392209.
Abstract

Hou W, Carden D.
Statistics for the Nonstatistician: Part II.
South Med J. 2012 Mar;105(3):131-5.
PubMed PMID: 22392208.
Abstract

Wissing DR, Timm D.
Statistics for the nonstatistician: part I.
South Med J. 2012 Mar;105(3):126-30.
PubMed PMID: 22392207.
Abstract

Mansi IA.
Statistics for the nonstatistician: a primer for reading clinical studies.
South Med J. 2012 Mar;105(3):120-5.
PubMed PMID: 22392206.
No abstract available.

Morris MJ, Fewell AE, Oleszewski RT.
Evidence-based medicine: specific skills necessary for developing expertise in critical appraisal.
South Med J. 2012 Mar;105(3):114-9.
PubMed PMID: 22392205.
Abstract

Mansi IA, Banks DE.
The challenge of evidence-based medicine.
South Med J. 2012 Mar;105(3):110-3.
PubMed PMID: 22392204.
No abstract available.

Mansi IA, Banks DE.
Evidence-based medicine for clinicians.
South Med J. 2012 Mar;105(3):109.
PubMed PMID: 22392203.
No abstract available.

Holt GR.
SMJ Editor's Preface to Special Issue on Evidence-Based Medicine.
South Med J. 2012 Mar;105(3):108.
PubMed PMID: 22392202.
No abstract available.

Waldron EJ.
Evidence-based medicine: what is taking the jury so long?
South Med J. 2012 Mar;105(3):107.
PubMed PMID: 22392201.
No abstract available.

 

Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy

Noteboom JT, Allison SC, Cleland JA, Whitman JM.
A primer on selected aspects of evidence-based practice to questions of treatment. Part 2: interpreting results, application to clinical practice, and self-evaluation.
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2008 Aug;38(8):485-501. Epub 2008 Aug 1.
PMID: 18678961
Abstract

Cleland JA, Noteboom JT, Whitman JM, Allison SC.
A primer on selected aspects of evidence-based practice relating to questions of treatment. Part 1: asking questions, finding evidence, and determining validity.
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2008 Aug;38(8):476-84. Epub 2008 Aug 1.
PMID: 18678960
Abstract

 

British Medical Journal

Jaeschke R, Guyatt GH, Dellinger P, Schünemann H, Levy MM, Kunz R, Norris S, Bion J; GRADE Working Group.
Use of GRADE grid to reach decisions on clinical practice guidelines when consensus is elusive.
BMJ. 2008 Jul 31;337:a744. doi: 10.1136/bmj.a744.
PMID: 18669566
No abstract available.

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Kunz R, Jaeschke R, Helfand M, Liberati A, Vist GE, Schünemann HJ; GRADE working group.
Incorporating considerations of resources use into grading recommendations.
BMJ. 2008 May 24;336(7654):1170-3. Review.
PMID: 18497416
No abstract available.    

Schünemann HJ, Oxman AD, Brozek J, Glasziou P, Jaeschke R, Vist GE, Williams JW Jr, Kunz R, Craig J, Montori VM, Bossuyt P, Guyatt GH; GRADE Working Group.
Grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations for diagnostic tests and strategies.

BMJ. 2008 May 17;336(7653):1106-10.
PMID: 18483053
No abstract available.  

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Kunz R, Falck-Ytter Y, Vist GE, Liberati A, Schünemann HJ; GRADE Working Group.
Going from evidence to recommendations.

BMJ. 2008 May 10;336(7652):1049-51.
PMID: 18467413
No abstract available.  

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Kunz R, Vist GE, Falck-Ytter Y, Schünemann HJ; GRADE Working Group.
What is "quality of evidence" and why is it important to clinicians?
BMJ. 2008 May 3;336(7651):995-8.
Review.
PMID: 18456631
No abstract available.    

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Vist GE, Kunz R, Falck-Ytter Y, Alonso-Coello P, Schünemann HJ; GRADE Working Group.
GRADE: an emerging consensus on rating quality of evidence and strength of recommendations. BMJ. 2008 Apr 26;336(7650):924-6.
PMID: 18436948
No abstract available

 

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Emergency Medicine Journal

Goodacre S.
Critical appraisal for emergency medicine: 6 systematic reviews.

Emerg Med J. 2009 Feb;26(2):114-6.
PubMed PMID: 19164622.  
No abstract available.

Goodacre S.
Critical appraisal for emergency medicine: 5 Evaluation of a diagnostic test.
Emerg Med J. 2009 Jan;26(1):53-6.
PMID: 19104103
No abstract available.

Goodacre S.
Critical appraisal for emergency medicine: 4 Evaluation of service organization and delivery. Emerg Med J. 2008 Nov;25(11):762-3.
PMID: 18955617
No abstract available.

Goodacre S.
Critical appraisal for emergency medicine 3: evaluation of a therapy.
Emerg Med J. 2008 Sep;25(9):590-2.
PMID: 18723710
No abstract available.

Goodacre S.
Critical appraisal for emergency medicine 2: Statistics.
Emerg Med J. 2008 Jun;25(6):362-4. Review.
PMID: 18499823
No abstract available.

Goodacre S.
Critical appraisal for emergency medicine: 1. Concepts and definitions.
Emerg Med J. 2008 Apr;25(4):219-21. Review. PMID: 18356354
No abstract available.

Clancy M, Driscoll P.
Critical appraisal series introduction.
Emerg Med J. 2008 Apr;25(4):189.
PMID: 18356343
No abstract available.

 

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Journal of General Internal Medicine

Lee A, Joynt GM, Ho AM, Keitz S, McGinn T, Wyer PC; EBM Teaching Scripts
Working Group.
Tips for teachers of evidence-based medicine: making sense of decision analysis using a decision tree.
J Gen Intern Med. 2009 May;24(5):642-8. Epub 2009 Feb 27.
PubMed PMID: 19247720; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2669856.  
Abstract

McGinn T, Jervis R, Wisnivesky J, Keitz S, Wyer PC;
Evidence-based Medicine Teaching Tips Working Group.
Tips for teachers of evidence-based medicine: clinical prediction rules (CPRs)and estimating pretest probability.
J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Aug;23(8):1261-8. Epub 2008 May 20.
PMID: 18491194
Abstract

Prasad K, Jaeschke R, Wyer P, Keitz S, Guyatt G; Evidence-Based Medicine
Teaching Tips Working Group.
Tips for teachers of evidence-based medicine: understanding odds ratios and their relationship to risk ratios.
J Gen Intern Med. 2008 May;23(5):635-40. Epub 2008 Jan 5. Review.
PMID: 18181004
No abstract available.

Kennedy CC, Jaeschke R, Keitz S, Newman T, Montori V, Wyer PC, Guyatt G; Evidence-Based Medicine Teaching Tips Working Group.
Tips for teachers of evidence-based medicine: adjusting for prognostic imbalances (confounding variables) in studies on therapy or harm.
J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Mar;23(3):337-43. Epub 2008 Jan 3.
PMID: 18175191
No abstract available.

Prasad K, Jaeschke R, Wyer P, Keitz S, Guyatt G; Evidence-Based Medicine Teaching Tips Working Group.
Tips for Teachers of Evidence-Based Medicine: Understanding Odds Ratios and Their Relationship to Risk Ratios.
J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Jan 5; [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 18181004
No abstract available.

Richardson WS, Wilson MC, Keitz SA, Wyer PC; EBM Teaching Scripts Working Group.
Tips for teachers of evidence-based medicine: making sense of diagnostic test results using likelihood ratios.
J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Jan;23(1):87-92. Epub 2007 Dec 6.
PMID: 18064524

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