Pharmacy Services

Pharmacy Services

Evidence Based Medicine

  • ACP Journal Club
    https://acpjc.acponline.org/
    Bimonthly journal that sifts through over 130 clinical journals to present only those internal medicine articles that should change practice.
  • Aggressive Research Intelligence Facility
    www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/activity/mds/projects/HaPS/PHEB/ARIF/index.aspx
    Listing of evidence-based reviews and summaries from the University of Birmingham.
  • AGREE (Apprasial of Guidelines Research and Evaluation)
    www.agreetrust.org/
    The AGREE instrument is useful for critically evaluating clinical guidelines.
  • Bandolier
    www.bandolier.org.uk/
    A source of evidence based reviews of treatments for health professionals and for consumers in a journal format.
  • Cardiff University Information Services
    www.tripdatabase.com/
    Offers the TRIP Plus Database which searches and links to evidence-based reviews, guidelines and peer-reviewed articles.
  • CASP: Critical Appraisal Skills Program
    www.caspinternational.org/?o=1012
    Tools developed by the Public Health Resource Unit of the NHS in Great Britain. Offers worksheets for evaluating systematic reviews, RCT, cohort, case-control, and economic studies plus diagnositic test studies and clinical prediction rule.
  • Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
    www.cebm.net
    Academic site that provides the ability to learn, use, and teach EBM.
  • Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
    ktclearinghouse.ca/cebm
    Academic site that provides the ability to learn, use, and teach EBM. A toolbox is also provided with PDA downloads.
  • Cochrane Collaboration
    www.cochrane.org/
    This collaboration provides electronic, systematic, up-to-date reviews of relevant randomized trials in health care publications.
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse
    www.guidelines.gov
    This site is sponsored by the Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality to provide a public resource for evidence-based guidelines.
  • National Institutes of Clinical Excellence
    www.nice.org.uk/
    Provides patients, health professionals and the public with authoritative, robust and reliable guidance on the best uses of medications and devices.
  • The NNT
    www.thennt.com
    Physician run website reporting the number needed to treat for common interventions. Searchable by specialty, system, rating, or risk assessment.
  • Oregon Center for Evidence Based Policy
    derp.ohsu.edu/about/final-document-display.cfm
    This center provides comprehensive reviews of comparative efficacy and safety of different medication classes. Documents are available electronically for free download/review, once the user provides basic information (name, institution).
  • Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network
    www.sign.ac.uk/
    SIGN develops and publishes evidence-based clinical practice guidelines