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Finding Evidence Based Practice Resources: Databases

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Databases are large collections of electronic materials. You can use them to search for journal articles, ebooks, statistics, newspaper articles and other resources for your assignments. 

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Use the Find Databases tool > Health > Evidence Based Practice for a full listing of databases on Evidence Based Practice.

Evidence Based Practice Databases

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to find Randomized Controlled Trials
  • CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature) provides authoritative coverage of the literature related to a wide variety of nursing and allied health topics. Tutorial: PICO CINAHL
  • Medline Covers the areas of allied health, biological and physical sciences, humanities and information science as they relate to medicine and health care, communication disorders, and reproductive biology. Tutorial: PICO Medline
  • EMBASE  a biomedical and pharmacological database containing bibliographic records with citations, abstracts and indexing derived from biomedical articles in peer reviewed journals, and is especially strong in its coverage of drug and pharmaceutical research. 
to find Systematic Reviews
to find Practice Guidelines
  • TRIP Database Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care.
  • Netting the Evidence Freely available customised Google search engine dedicated to the methodology of evidence based practice.