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Embase's extensive journal and conference coverage, together with in-depth drug indexing and daily updates, supports tracking and precise retrieval of drug and disease information.
A clinical search engine powered by Elsevier’s proprietary medical taxonomy, EMMeT. ClinicalKey cross searches over 1,000 books, 500 journals, and 2,500 procedural videos from evidence-based and peer-reviewed resources.
PubMed comprises over 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.
The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of independent evidence to inform healthcare decision making, and a seventh database that provides information about groups in The Cochrane Collaboration: The Cochrane Central Registry of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Methodology Register, Database of Abstracts of Review of Effects, Health Technology Assessment, and NHS Economic Evaluation Database.
Evidence-based Medicine Workbook by
Publication Date: 2003-01-01
Written by teachers of EBM, the book is split into three sections which take you through the principles of EBM, exercises based on journal articles and how to access the relevant resources.
Evidence-Based Medicine Toolkit by
Publication Date: 2002-01-01
This bestselling pocket guide to the skills of evidence-based medicine succeeds in demystifying the terminology and processes in a handy and easy-to-follow format, all within the space of 100 pages.With an improved layout, this second edition of Evidence-based Medicine Toolkit offers more up-to-date guidance as well as new sections on important areas of research. Furthermore, this edition includes a box for each major database showing how to search the evidence, new critical appraisal sections on qualitative research and economic evaluation as well as an expanded list of EBM resources on the net.With these added features to make the job easier, the new Toolkit is now an even better companion for all health care professionals using evidence-based methodology in their research and practice.
How to Read a Paper by
Publication Date: 2001-01-01
In this lucid, readable book Trisha Greenhalgh provides the basics of evidence based medicine: how to find a medical research paper, assess it for its scientific validity, and where relevant, put the findings into practice.; Written for anyone, medically qualified or not, who wishes to understand and apply evidence based medicine, How to Read a Paper makes seemingly obscure concepts clear and relevant, using practical examples and considering all the main types of research paper.; This book is a comprehensive introduction to the usefulness and potential applications of evidence based medicine in the clinical setting.
Evidence-Based Family Medicine by
Publication Date: 1998-01-01
This volume is designed to help educators, practitioners and patients teach evidence-based medicine. Until the middle of the last century, most interventions in clinical practice were based on the experience of generations of physicians. The evolution of epidemiology, and subsequently clinical epidemiology, resulted in methods that allowed the objective critique of all therapies used in clinical practice.
Symptom to Diagnosis by
Publication Date: 2009-09-16
An engaging case-based approach to learning the diagnostic process in internal medicine "All clinicians caring for patients, from medical students to residents and attending physicians, are the intended audience. The book is well written for all levels, and the authors are well-respected educators and experts in the field. 3 Stars."--"Doody's Review Service" "Symptom to Diagnosis" teaches you an evidence-based, step-by-step process for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating patients based on their clinical complaints. By applying this process you will be able to recognize specific diseases and prescribe the most effective therapy. Each chapter is built around a common patient complaint that illustrates essential concepts and provides insight into the process by which the differential diagnosis is identified. Coverage for each disease includes: Textbook Presentation offers a concise statement of the common or classic presentation of the particular disease Disease Highlights covers the most pertinent epidemiologic and pathophysiologic information for the disease Evidence-Based Diagnosis reviews the accuracy of the history, physical exam, laboratory and radiologic tests for the disease. In this unique section, the author points out the findings that help you "rule in" or "rule out" the various diseases. Treatment details the basics of therapy for the disease discussed Filled with algorithms, summary tables, and questions that direct evaluation, "Symptom to Diagnosis" is a true must read before your first clinical encounter.
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