CINAHL with Full Text
Indexing for almost 3,000 journals in the fields of nursing and allied health, with full text for more than 600. Includes articles about the application of evidence-based medicine.
The Cochrane Library (searchable through EBSCOhost):
Nursing Reference Center
Provides a user-friendly point-of-care resource. Delivers recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases via a nursing-specific graphical interface. Includes evidence-based care sheets.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
Among other things, this database provides access to evidence-based nursing information from The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI). These resources include Systematic Reviews, Evidence Summaries, and Best Practice Information Sheets.
PubMed From the National Library of Medicine, PubMed includes MEDLINE and related databases. Over 18 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. PubMed may link to content we don't have online access to; please contact a librarian if you need assistance.
The resources below represent a variety of resources available to both locate and understand evidence-based results and practices.
|Type of Question||Type of Study Methodology||MEDLINE Filters|
|Therapy: information needed about treatments (effectiveness, cost, etc.)||Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial||Randomized Controlled Trial [PT] double [TW] and blind [TW]|
|Diagnosis: information needed about a
diagnostic test (sensitivity, accuracy, etc.)
|Controlled Trial||Sensitivity and Specificity [MH]
|Prognosis: information needed about the
course of the disease over time, expected
|Cohort Studies [MH]
Survival Analysis [MH]
| Etiology/Harm: information needed about
causes of disease or contributing factors of disease
|Cohort Studies||Cohort Studies [MH]
|Prevention: information needed about the
prevention of disease (immunization,
social factors, etc.)
|Randomized Controlled Trial
|Randomized Controlled Trial [PT]
Cohort Studies [MH]
Prevention and Control [SH]
|Quality Improvement: information needed
about clients' and health professionals'
experiences and concerns
|Randomized Controlled Trial||Randomized Controlled Trial [PT]
Practice Guideline [PT]
Consensus Development Conference [PT]
(Abbreviations: MH=Medical Subject Heading; PT=Publication Type; SH=Subheading; TW=Text Word)
*Taken from http://researchguides.uic.edu/c.php?g=252338&p=3950157