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Medicine Subject Guides: Tutorials

User Guides & Tutorials

Critically Appraised Topics
  Provides rapid evidence-based answers to real-life clinical questions, using a systematic approach to review the literature. Developed by Emergency Department of Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK.
CASP: Critical Appraisal Skills Programme
  Information and workshops on Critical Appraisal Skills Programme. Hosted by Public Health Resource Unit, U.K.
Critical Appraisal tools
  Critical appraisal resources maintained by Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford.
Evidence-Based Medicine
Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (University of Oxford)
  Provides information and tutorial on evidence-based medicine. Maintained by Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford.

Evidence Based Medicine: Appraisal

  This guide is designed to assist health care professionals and students become effective and efficient users of the medical literature. Maintained by Library of the Health Sciences - Peoria, University of Illinois at Chicago.
Evidence Based Medicine: What It Is and What It Isn't
  Article on evidence-based medicine by David L Sackett, et. al. from British Medical Journal (BMJ 1996; 312: 71-2).
Evidence Based Medicine Toolkit
  Collection of tools for identifying, assessing and applying relevant evidence for better health care decision-making. Based on the work of the Evidence Based Medicine Working Group, University of Alberta.
Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice
  Tutorial on the principles and process of Evidence-Based Medicine, intended for health care practitioners and students. Organized by Duke University Medical Center Library and Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
NIHR Health Technology Assessment
  Developed and maintained by the NCCHTA (National Coordinating Centre for Health Technology Assessment) Communication Team.
National Guideline Clearinghouse
   A comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents maintained by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
SUNY Downstate Evidence Based Medicine Resources
  An Internet course on EBM developed by the Medical Research Library of Brooklyn, SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
Grading the strength of a body of evidence (AHRQ)
  Review of 40 systems on how to grade the strength of a body of evidence. Maintained by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Users' Guides to Medical Literature: a Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice
  Designed and edited by Dr. Robert Hayward, the Users' Guides Interactive are managed by the Centre for Health Evidence in collaboration with the Evidence-based Medicine Working Group and AMA Press/JAMA and Archives Journals.
Using Numerical Results from Systematic Reviews in Clinical Practice
  Annals of Internal Medicine 1997 May; 126: 712-20.

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