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Evidence-Based Practice

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): Evidence-Based Practice Reports
    Summaries and full text reports of evidence-based information on health care outcomes, quality, cost, use, and access.
  • The Campbell Collaboration (C2)
    The international Campbell Collaboration (C2) is a non-profit organization that aims to help people make well-informed decisions about the effects of interventions in the social, behavioral and educational arenas.
  • Centre for Health Evidence: User's Guide to Evidence-Based Practice
    Full text user's guides originally published as a series in JAMA , the Journal of the American Medical Association. 
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse(NGC)
    Comprehensive database of abstracts of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents; full text included when available
  • Patient safety and quality: an evidence-based handbook for nurses ed.
    Nurses play a vital role in improving the safety and quality of patient care—not only in the hospital or ambulatory treatment facility, but also of community-based care and the care performed by family members. Nurses need know what proven techniques and interventions they can use to enhance patient outcomes. To address this need, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), with additional funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has prepared this downloadable PDF file.
    From the National Library of Medicine, this site allows consumers to search for information on the latest clinical trials through keyword searching or by browsing by condition.