Summaries of the research literature, including systematic reviews, clinical practice guidelines and pre-appraised articles.
Find research articles that have already been pre-appraised by experts.
- ACP Journal Club
- 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
Clinical summaries designed to be used at the point of care.
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Click on "Clinical Queries" on the PubMed home page to search for systematic reviews or by question domain (therapy, diagnosis, prognosis, etiology).
- 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.
Evidence-based Medicine website with an excellent glossary and guides to understanding and appraising the medical literature
- Evidence Based Mini-Manual
John W.Scott Health Sciences Library
2K4.11 W.C. Mackenzie Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, Canada