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Evidence-Based Practice: Step 2: ACQUIRE/ACCESS

Evidence Pyramid

Start your research in the resources at the top of the pyramid, then work your way down.



Meta Search Engines

Other Sources of Evidence

Other Resources about EBP

Summaries: Clinical Information Tools

Summaries of topics and guidelines.

Syntheses: Systematic Reviews

Syntheses resources include the publication types systematic review and meta-analysis.

Synopses: Article Appraisals

Critically-appraised journal articles.

Studies: Primary Research Articles

Studies: Unpublished Trials

Appraise the Evidence

Now that you have searched for evidence, continue on Step 3: Appraising the Evidence.