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Evidence Based Research


Medcom Video series on Evidence Based Practice

Evidence-based Practice: What it is and What it is Not

A series of videos explaining and demonstrating Evidence-based practice in nursing




Cochrane has a TRAINING HUB, with a user guide, videos and other help

When in Cinahl Complete, click on the Evidence-Based Care Sheets on the top of the Search Screen

Web Resources

National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC) is a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Includes nursing, and therapy, clinical protocols to care for patients based on the world's best current evidence.

 A free searchable database. AHRQ systematically and comprehensively translates research findings into better patient care and provides policymakers and other health care leaders with information needed to make critical health care decisions.




  The impetus behind Bandolier,a free database,is to find information about evidence of effectiveness (or lack of it), and put the results forward as simple bullet points of those things that worked and those that did not. Information comes from systematic reviews, meta-analyses, randomised trials, and from high quality observational studies. The content is 'tertiary' publishing, distilling the information from (secondary) reviews of (primary) trials and making it comprehensible. Bandolier is produced from Pain Research.


A free, Web-based resource of full-text documents that provide health information and support health care decision making. HSTAT's audience includes health care providers, health service researchers, policy makers, payers, consumers and the information professionals who serve these groups.


Evidence Based Tutorials



  1. University of Minnesota: Health Sciences Library

Evidence Based Practice: An Interprofessional Tutorial

       2. Introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine (Duke University and 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 Practice.

Upon completion of this self-paced tutorial, you will be able to:

  • define Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)
  • identify the parts of a well-built clinical question
  • identify EBP searching strategies that could improve PubMed/Medline retrieval
  • identify key issues that help determine the validity of the results of a study

       3. Council for Training in Evidence-Based Behavioral Practice​

offers Online Training Modules