Marianjoy Library

Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM)

Below is a listing of  Web sites selected by the library staff. They are listed in alphabetical, NOT ranked, order.  Clicking on any of the links below will open the professional site in a new window.

Bandolier: Evidence Based Thinking about Heath Care
This Web site contains information from Bandolier, an independent journal about evidence-based health care written by Oxford scientists. The Learning Zone contains content useful for anyone undertaking self directed learning about evidence-based methods. The EBM Glossary includes terms used in epidemiology, clinical trials, diagnosis, statistics, and health economics.  There is a special section on pain.

Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
Sponsored by the Toronto General Hospital Department of Medicine, this site provides resources and offers introductory tutorials on
practicing and teaching evidence-based medicine.  This site also serves as a support for the book Evidence-based Medicine: How to Practice and Teach EBM by David L. Sackett, Sharon E. Straus, W. Scott Richardson, William Rosenberg, and R. Brian Haynes. 

Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (Oxford)
Based in the U.K., the Centre promotes evidence-based health care. Among the resources is the CATbank, a storage and retrieval facility for a collection of Critically Appraised Topics (CATs). The site includes the downloadable CATmaker Tool
Make sure to visit the latest FREE Tools for effective practice and teaching of evidence-based medicine

Introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine
Sponsored by the Duke University Medical Center Library and the Health
Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina, this Web site is a tutorial intended for any health care practitioner or student who needs a basic introduction to EBM principles. 

The Evidence-Based Medicine Resource Center
Developed by the New York Academy of Medicine, the Web site contains references, bibliographies, tutorials, practice tools, and on-line databases to guide those embarking on teaching and practicing evidence-based medicine.  There is a special section on EBM Glossaries with links to four different sites.   


Resources for Practicing Evidence Based Medicine (PedsCCM Evidence-Based Journal Club)
A multidisciplinary and practical resource for Pediatric Critical Care on the Internet. Peer reviewed original content integrated with links to selected web resources.

UIC Library: Evidence Based Medicine
Sponsored by the University of Illinois Library of the Health Sciences at Peoria, this site is designed to assist health care professionals and students find the most reliable resources on EBM. 

User’s Guides to Evidence-Based Practice
Users' Guides to Evidence-Based Practice is a complete set of Guides, originally published as a series in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).  Sponsored by the University Of Alberta Department Of Medicine, the Center for Health Evidence (CHE) continues to maintain the full text pre-publication version of this series on behalf of the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group.

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