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Evidence-based Resources

Summaries of the research literature, including systematic reviews, clinical practice guidelines and pre-appraised articles.

Pre-Appraised Articles

Find research articles that have already been pre-appraised by experts.

  • ACP Journal Club
    Internal Medicine
  • Evidence Updates
    Register for a free account and receive new journal articles in your discipline that have been critically appraised and ranked for clinical relevance.
  • Cochrane Library
    Search six databases at once: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE), Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Methodology Register, Health Technology Assessments, and the NHS Economic Evaluation Database

Point of Care Resources

Clinical summaries designed to be used at the point of care.

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PubMed Clinical Queries

Click on "Clinical Queries" on the PubMed home page to search for systematic reviews or by question domain (therapy, diagnosis, prognosis, etiology).

  • PubMed (UA Access)
    Includes links to full text journal articles licensed by the University of Alberta. Can be used on-campus, or off-campus with authentication using a University of Alberta CCID.

Learning about Evidence Based Medicine

  • JAMA Evidence
    Includes critical appraisal worksheets and the full text of the Users' Guides to the Medical Literature
  • CATwalk: Critically Appraised Topic
    This site has been designed to assist University of Alberta medical students and residents in the process of completing a Critically Appraised Topic (CAT).
  • Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (Oxford)
    Provides Critical Appraisal worksheets as well as the CATmaker, a computer-assisted critical appraisal tool which helps you create Critically Appraised Topics (CATs) for key articles.
  • Bandolier
    Evidence-based Medicine website with an excellent glossary and guides to understanding and appraising the medical literature
  • Evidence Based Mini-Manual

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