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OTHER RESOURCES



There is, of course, much more information available on Evidence-Based Medicine.  We have prevented here the basic information you need to quickly identify a need, locate information, and appraise it.  There are much more detailed searching guides and appraisal guides.  There are also other domains to explore including economic analysis, quality of life measurements, and differential diagnosis among others.  The Library's EBM Resource Page has many such resources available for you.



The University of Alberta's EBM Toolkit provides checklists for appraising articles related to harm, therapy, diagnosis, and prognosis as well as clinical practice guidelines and systematic reviews.  The site also provides information on searching for articles and computing statistics.

The Centre for Health Evidence provides access to adaptaions of the original Users Guides that appeared in JAMA as EBM was being developed.

Bandolier is an organization that provides evidence-based guidelines for treatment of varioius conditions as well as essays on how to put EBM into practice.

The Evidence-Based Medicine Resource Center is an effort by the New York Academy of Medicine to collect materials on the teaching and practice of EBM.

JAMAevidence provides guides to the consideration of the validity, importance, and applicability of claims about the assessment of health problems and the outcomes of health care. Some of the features include the Users' Guide to Medical Literature, expanded versions of JAMA's Rational Clinical Exam series, glossaries, calculators, worksheets and evaluation guides, and educational materials for teaching EBM concepts.



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