A collection of evidence reports and technology assessments based on rigorous, comprehensive syntheses and analyses of relevant scientific literature, emphasizing explicit and detailed documentation of methods, rationale, and assumptions. The Evidence Reports are produced by the Evidence Practice Centers for the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
ClinicalKey offers full text practice guidelines that are published in the journals available on ClinicalKey, as well as summaries of guidelines from the National Guideline Clearinghouse. ClinicalKey also includes links to the full text of additional practice guidelines found on the websites of professional and government agencies.
Requires one-time registration. A free resource from McMaster and DynaMed Plyus that includes a database of the highest-rated articles from over 120 of the top clinical journals. Each article entry includes abstract and ratings (based on newsworthiness and relevance) as well as comments from the clinical raters.
The archived collection of 3,500+ regularly updated Daily POEMs. POEMs ("Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters") are synopses of new evidence carefully filtered for relevance to patient care and evaluated for validity, from continuous review, grading, and critical appraisal of all 3000+ studies published monthly in more than 100 journals.
Developed in the Emergency Department of Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK, to provide rapid evidence-based answers to real-life clinical questions, using a systematic approach to reviewing the literature. BETs take into account the shortcomings of much current evidence, allowing physicians to make the best of what there is. Although BETs began with an emergency medicine focus, there are a significant number of BETs covering cardiothoracics, nursing, primary care and pediatrics.