"EBM is a systematic approach to clinical problem solving which allows the integration of the best available research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values."
-- Sackett DL, Strauss SE, Richardson WS,et al. Evidence-based medicine: how to practice and teach EBM. London: Churchill-Livingstone, 2000
Framing Questions with PICO. Video from Yale Medical Library, 4 minutes. Construct a focused and answerable research question.
Asking Focused Questions Development of a PICO-format question, Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Oxford
EBM Tree Databases, Textbooks, and Websites for finding high quality evidence. Based on the Finding Information Framework. Cohen-Osher M, Davies TA, Flynn DB, Young ME, Hoffman M. Finding Information Framework: A Tool to Teach Life-Long Learning Skills. PRiMER. 2021;5:16.10.22454/PRiMER.2021.934572. Developed through a collaboration between UVM LCOM faculty and Dana Health Sciences Library librarians.
Using PubMed in Evidence-Based Practice is a web-based tutorial that uses scenarios and exercises to enable users to accurately and precisely describe a clinical question using PICO and convert the research question into search terms for PubMed, resulting in efficient and thorough PubMed searches.This NIH tutorial takes about 30 minutes to complete.
Haynes' 6S Approach to Finding High Quality Evidence Video with Terry Shaneyfeldt, MD MPH. (11 min.) UAB
Guyatt G, Rennie D, Meade MO, Cook DJ. eds. Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, 3rd ed. McGraw Hill; 2015.
Guyatt GH, Haynes RB, Jaeschke RZ, et al. Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: XXV. Evidence-Based Medicine: Principles for Applying the Users' Guides to Patient Care. JAMA. 2000;284(10):1290–1296. doi:10.1001/jama.284.10.1290
Self-Evaluation Approaches from the Knowledge Translation Program at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
From Nunan, David. Evidence-Based Medicine: What is it and why does it matter? Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine. Oxford. June 2016
Finding the Evidence: A How-to Guide Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford
Critical Appraisal Worksheets Dartmouth College
Stats Calculators: Odds Radio to NNT Converter; Diagnostic Tests, Prospective Studies, Case-Controlled Studies, RCTs. from the Knowledge Translation Program at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto