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OTHER RESOURCES



CINAHL - In order to find the best evidence in nursing  or allied health literature, access CINAHL from the Library's Information Resource page.  To find evidence in this database, perform your search as usual and limit it by the Special Interest Category (click on the button at the bottom of the page) and choose Evidence Based Practice.

Those interested in Evidence-Based Practice in nursing and the allied health services should also check the Nursing and Allied Health section on the Library's EBM Resource Page .

PSYCINFO - The best way to find good evidence in psychology literature is to do a "fielded search" in PsycINFO.  Enter the desired level of evidence (Meta Analysis, Empirical Study,  Clinical Trial, Double Blind Design, Quantitative Study) and  then select the field Form/Content Type.  It may also be necessary to enter the level of evidence or some of the other "filters" discussed in the section on PubMed searching.

Those interested in Evidence-Based Practice in mental health care should also check the Mental Health section on the Library's EBM Resource Page .


Using the Internet
There is much good health information available on the Internet.  There is also much health information on the Internet that is false, misleading, or potentially dangerous.  As increasing numbers of patients become familiar with the Internet, they will often look for information themselves.  Increasingly, people are looking for information on homeopathic, complementary or alternative therapies.  The Library's EBM Resource Page offers examples of the best in terms of Patient Education and Complementary Medicine .


The Library's EBM Resource Page also offers resources available for the specialists in the fields of geriatrics, pediatrics, and emergency medicine.  These sections may offer specialized resources such as Topic Reviews specific to those specialties.


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