Evidence-based healthcare resources

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Evidence-based Health Care Links and General Info

The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

Bandolier - evidence-based thinking about health care

The Cochrane Collaboration

The Cochrane Collaboration Consumer Network

Cochrane Cancer Network

Discern Online - tools for evaluating evidence-based medicine

Duke University Medical Center Library's Introduction to Evidence-based Medicine

Evidence-based Medicine Internet Resources - HKU Libraries

Evidence-based Medicine Resource Center
(in association with The New York Academy of Medicine and the Evidence-based Medicine Committee of the American College of Physicians, New York )

Evidence-based Practice Journal

Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research - list of EBHC websites and online books

Harvard Center for Risk Analysis - using decision sciences to promote public health

Informed Health Online - consumer information about evidence-based health care

Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research

The James Lind Library - documenting the evolution of fair tests of medical treatments

The Johns Hopkins Evidence-based Practice Center

Netting the Evidence
http://www.infodoctor.org/rafabravo/netting.htm (Spanish version)

New Zealand Guidelines Group - promoting effective health & disability services

"Now You Have a Diagnosis, What's Next?" - online resources for making treatment decisions

Occupational Therapy Systematic Evaluation of Evidence (OTSeeker)

Open Clinical - knowledge management for medical care

Ottawa Health Research Institute - Patient decision aids

Oxford Centre for Evidence-based Medicine
http://www.cebm.net

Oxford Centre for Evidence-based Medicine - Critical Appraisal

Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro)

Trials Central - free and confidential access to listings of clinical trials

UK Cochrane Centre

University of Alberta Centre for Health Evidence

University of Maryland Medical School - Center for Integrative Medicine

University of Massachusetts Medical School
http://library.umassmed.edu/EBM
http://library.umassmed.edu/EBM/othersites.html

University of Toronto Centre for Evidence-based Medicine

University of Rochester - Edward G. Miner Library - Nesbit guide to evidence based resources

Articles

American College of Physicians - Effective Clinical Practice Primers

"Confidence intervals for the number needed to treat" by David G Altman

"Evidence-based Medicine: What it is and what it isn't" by David L. Sackett, William MC Rosenberg, JA Muir Gray, R Brian Haynes, W Scott Richardson

"Health Information You Can Trust" by Kathie Clark, RN, PhD

"How Consumers and Policymakers Can Use Systematic Reviews for Decision Making" by Lisa Bero, et al.

"A Primer on Evidence-based Clinical Practice"

Books

Evidence-based Medicine: How to practice and teach EBM by David L. Sackett, Sharon E. Straus, W. Scott Richardson, William Rosenberg, and R. Brian Hayns

Testing Treatments Better Research for Better Healthcare by Imogen Evans, Hazel Thornton & Ian Chalmers with a Foreward by Nick Ross