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Start your research in the resources at the top of the pyramid, then work your way down.
Meta Search Engines
SUMSearch selects the best resources for your question, formats the question for each resource and makes additional searches based on the results.
This clinical search engine allows users to quickly find high-quality research evidence to support practice or care. It also searches for images, videos, and patient education handouts.
Other Sources of Evidence
Brief and structured evidence appraisal and summaries specific to emergency medicine.
Stat!Ref Evidence Alerts
1. Click on the "My Stat!Ref" link in top right corner.
2. Type your e-mail address in the appropriate box. Login or register for an account.
3. Select Alerts tab
4. Click STAT!Ref Evidence Alerts link
5. Click on the Medicine, Nursing or Rehab tab. Select your discipline, categories and populations.
6. Click the Apply Alerts button.
Other Resources about EBP
Collection of resources to teach and promote evidence based medicine. Textbooks, glossary, worksheets, and education worksheets.
Summaries: Clinical Information Tools
Summaries of topics and guidelines.
Syntheses: Systematic Reviews
Syntheses resources include the publication types systematic review and meta-analysis.
Limit search to publication types: Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis, and/or Guidelines
Limit search to publication types: Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis, and/or Guidelines.
Synopses: Article Appraisals
Critically-appraised journal articles.
Studies: Primary Research Articles
Limit search to publication types: Randomized Controlled Trials, Cohort Studies, Case-Control Trials, etc.
Studies: Unpublished Trials
Registry and results database; includes information about publicly & privately funded studies including; completed & ongoing trials, research design, results, and contact information.
Appraise the Evidence
Now that you have searched for evidence, continue on Step 3: Appraising the Evidence.