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Evidence Based Nursing Research: Web Resources

A guide to Library and Web resources focused on the field of nursing, as well as broader medical topics.

Research Resources and Evidence Based Practice

News Sites & Reviews

Filtered and Unfiltered Sources (Evidence-Based Clinical Practice)

TRIP (Turning Research Into Practice) Database Plus

Simultaneously searches evidence-based sources of systematic reviews, practice guidelines, and critically-appraised topics and articles. Also searches MEDLINE’s Clinical Queries, medical image databases, e-textbooks, and patient information leaflet.

Filtered resources appraise the quality of studies and often make recommendations for practice.

Critically-Appraised Topics - Authors of critically-appraised topics evaluate and synthesize multiple research studies.

Unfiltered Resources - Evidence is not always available via filtered resources. Searching the primary literature may be required.

Background Information/Expert Opinion - Evidence in these resources may vary from expert opinion to high levels of evidence.