Nursing - graduate: Evidence Based Practice

All about Evidence-Based Practice

Evidence-Based Practice uses current research to inform diagnosis and treatment decisions within clinical situations. It is also known as Evidence-Based Nursing or Evidence-Based Medicine. The following tutorials provide solid introductions to the concept of Evidenced-Based Practice and how to locate EBP literature.

Definitions? A glossary of Evidence-Based terms can be found at

Evidence Based Practice Tutorial for Nurses
This excellent tutorial is a collaborative project between several partners including the Director of Nursing Research at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State librarians. It was developed to assist Penn State nursing students and nurses in learning to implement evidence-based practice.

Evidence-Based Practice Nursing Tutorial
From the Information Services Department of the Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice
The Health Sciences Library at Duke University and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill produced this tutorial.

Center for Evidence-Based Medicine
The goal of this website is to help develop, disseminate, and evaluate resources that can be used to practise and teach EBM for undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education for health care professionals from a variety of clinical disciplines.

How to read a paper

The British Medical Journal published a series of articles on how to read a paper way back in the mid 1990s. These articles have stood the test of time* and are still relevant and more importantly, helpful as you seek to decipher what you're reading in the nursing, medical, and scientific literature.

*for the most part -- there references to resources such as SilverPlatter, CD-ROMS, etc. that no longer exist but the content of the articles is still relevant.

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Subjects: Nursing
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