EBP Education Center of Excellence: Finding Evidence

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

Finding Evidence

Bernhofer EI. 
Reviewing the Literature: Essential First Step in Research, Quality Improvement, and Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice. 
J Nurses Prof Dev. 2015 Jul-Aug;31(4):191-6; quiz E1. doi: 10.1097/NND.0000000000000171. 
PubMed PMID: 26200298.

Campbell JM, Umapathysivam K, Xue Y, Lockwood C. 
Evidence-Based Practice Point-of-Care Resources: A Quantitative Evaluation of Quality, Rigor, and Content. 
Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2015 Dec 2. doi: 10.1111/wvn.12114. [Epub ahead of print] 
PubMed PMID: 26629973.

Robb M, Shellenbarger T.
Strategies for searching and managing evidence-based practice resources.
J Contin Educ Nurs. 2014 Oct;45(10):461-6. doi:10.3928/00220124-20140916-01. Epub 2014 Sep 16.
PubMed PMID: 25221988.

Salmond SW.
Finding the evidence to support evidence-based practice.
Orthop Nurs. 2013 Jan-Feb;32(1):16-22; quiz 23-4. doi:10.1097/NOR.0b013e31827d960b.
PubMed PMID: 23344485.

Jeffery R, Navarro T, Lokker C, Haynes RB, Wilczynski NL, Farjou G.
How current are leading evidence-based medical textbooks? An analytic survey of four online textbooks.
J Med Internet Res. 2012 Dec 10;14(6):e175. doi:10.2196/jmir.2105.
PubMed PMID: 23220465.

Agoritsas T, Merglen A, Courvoisier DS, Combescure C, Garin N, Perrier A, Perneger TV.
Sensitivity and predictive value of 15 PubMed search strategies to answer clinical questions rated against full systematic reviews.
J Med Internet Res. 2012 Jun 12;14(3):e85. doi: 10.2196/jmir.2021. Review.
PubMed PMID: 22693047; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3414859.

Prorok JC, Iserman EC, Wilczynski NL, Haynes RB.
The quality, breadth, and timeliness of content updating vary substantially for 10 online medical texts: an analytic survey.
J Clin Epidemiol. 2012 Sep 10. pii: S0895-4356(12)00139-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.05.003. [Epub ahead of print]
PubMed PMID: 22974495.

Gardois P, Calabrese R, Colombi N, Deplano A, Lingua C, Longo F, Villanacci MC, Miniero R, Piga
Effectiveness of bibliographic searches performed by paediatric residents and interns assisted by librarians. A randomised controlled trial.
Health Info Libr J. 2011 Dec;28(4):273-84. doi:10.1111/j.1471-1842.2011.00957.x. Epub 2011 Aug 16.
PubMed PMID: 22051126.

Banzi R, Cinquini M, Liberati A, Moschetti I, Pecoraro V, Tagliabue L, Moja L.
Speed of updating online evidence based point of care summaries: prospective cohort analysis.
BMJ. 2011 Sep 23;343:d5856. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d5856.
PubMed PMID:21948588; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3179203.

Ketchum AM, Saleh AA, Jeong K.
Type of evidence behind point-of-care clinical information products: a bibliometric analysis.
J Med Internet Res. 2011 Feb18;13(1):e21.
PubMed PMID: 21335319.

Banzi R, Liberati A, Moschetti I, Tagliabue L, Moja L. 
A review of online evidence-based practice point-of-care information summary providers.
J Med Internet Res. 2010 Jul 7;12(3):e26. Review.
PubMed PMID: 20610379; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2956323.  

Anderson WG, McNamara MC, Arnold RM.
Systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
J Palliat Med. 2009 Oct;12(10):937-46. Review.
PubMed PMID: 19807239  

Ioannidis JP.
Integration of evidence from multiple meta-analyses: a primer on umbrella reviews, treatment networks and multiple treatments meta-analyses.
CMAJ. 2009 Oct 13;181(8):488-93. Epub 2009 Aug 4. Review.
PubMed PMID: 19654195; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2761440
No abstract available

Straus S, Haynes RB.
Managing evidence-based knowledge: the need for reliable, relevant and readable resources. CMAJ. 2009 Apr 28;180(9):942-5.
PMID: 19398741
No abstract available.

Sampson M, McGowan J, Cogo E, Grimshaw J, Moher D, Lefebvre C.
An evidence-based practice guideline for the peer review of electronic search strategies.
J Clin Epidemiol. 2009 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]
PubMed PMID:19230612.  

Ebell MH.
How to find answers to clinical questions.
Am Fam Physician. 2009 Feb 15;79(4):293-6. Review.
PubMed PMID: 19235495.  

Garcia JL, Wells KK.
Knowledge-based information to improve the quality of patient care.
J Healthc Qual. 2009 Jan-Feb;31(1):30-5.
PubMed PMID: 19343899.