Includes reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of interventions in health care. Provides information and evidence to support decisions taken in health care and to inform those receiving care. Consists of a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials(Central)
Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR)
Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)
MEDLINE with Full Text is a robust database providing full text for hundreds of top biomedical and health journals indexed in MEDLINE. MEDLINE is an authoritative bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals used by health care professionals, nurses, clinicians and researchers. Created by the United States National Library of Medicine.
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Ovid MEDLINE® covers the international literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities, and information science as they relate to medicine and health care. Information is indexed from approximately 5,600 journals published world-wide. Records start in the early 1800's and go all the way to our daily updates.
Ovid MEDLINE® is produced by the National Library of Medicine.
The CINAHL database provides authoritative coverage of the literature related to nursing and allied health disciplines. Includes indexing for more than 5,100 journals with coverage as far back as 1937 and full text coverage for more than 700 journals. In addition to journals, includes healthcare books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of professional practice, and educational software.
Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care.
Trip has been online since 1997 and in that time has developed into the internet’s premier source of evidence-based content. The motto is ‘Find evidence fast’ and this is something delivered for every single search.
As well as research evidence, clinicians are allowed to search across other content types including images, videos, patient information leaflets, educational courses and news.
FREE EBP Databases
These databases contain evidence and are free and open to the public.