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Educational Resources

  1. http://www.cebm.utoronto.ca/
    The goal of this website is to help develop, disseminate, and evaluate resources that can be used to practice and teach EBM for undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education for health care professionals from a variety of clinical disciplines.This site also serves as a support for the book entitled, Evidence-based Medicine: How to practice and teach EBM by David L. Sackett, Sharon E. Straus, W. Scott Richardson, William Rosenberg, and R. Brian Haynes
  2. http://www.med.umich.edu/pediatrics/ebm/
    This site is a resource for evidence-based pediatrics provided through the University of Michigan. The site includes a list of CATs, a CAT template (step by step guide on how to create a CAT), guidelines for starting a journal club and links to other websites.
  3. http://ktclearinghouse.ca/cebm
    The Centre has been established in Oxford as the first of several centres around the country whose broad aim is to promote evidence-based health care and provide support and resources to anyone who wants to make use of them.
  4. StatSoft Electronic Statistics Textbook
  5. HyperStat Online Statistics Textbook

Tutorials

  1. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/pubmed.html
    Brief animated tutorials with audio for using PubMed.
  2. http://www.hsl.unc.edu/services/tutorials/EBM/welcome.htm
    This tutorial was developed by the Duke University Medical Center and the health science library at UNC-Chapel Hill. This tutorial is intended for any health care practitioner or student who needs a basic introduction to the principles of Evidence-Based Medicine.
  3. http://library.downstate.edu/EBM2/contents.htm
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center Evidence Based Medicine Tutorial
  4. http://www.mclibrary.duke.edu/subject/ebm?tab=overview
    This website provides links to other tutorials

Databases and Resources

  1. BMJ clinical evidence
  2. The Cochrane Library
  3. DynaMed
  4. FirstCONSULT
  5. InfoPOEMS
  6. PubMed
  7. Trip Database
  8. UpToDate
  9. AskMedline

Review of Resources

  1. http://library.ncahec.net/ebm/pages/resources.htm
    This website lists resources, including databases, journals, and books, that libraries or individuals might want to consider adding to their collections to support the teaching and learning of evidence-based medicine.
  2. http://weblogs.elearning.ubc.ca/googlescholar/sourcesofevidence.pdf
    A list of Web-based resources produced by the University of British Columbia. Provides links to resources and notes whether "open" or "closed" access.
  3. http://www.myhq.com/public/a/l/alper
    A free internet portal designed for physicians that includes more than 100 web sites for finding medical information.

Critically-Appraised Topics on the Web

  1. CAT Maker
    CATmaker is a software tool which helps you create Critically Appraised Topics, or CATs, for the key articles you encounter about Therapy, Diagnosis, Prognosis, Aetiology/Harm and Systematic Reviews of Therapy.
  2. http://www.med.umich.edu/pediatrics/ebm/Cat.htm
    A list of critically appraised topics in Pediatrics produced by the University of Michigan.