These resources are readily available to anyone. Some of these resources can ‘push’ information directly to your e-mail. That way you are always aware of the newest information published on subjects of interest. Other resources can be used to help answer clinical questions. There is a wealth of information out there so take the time to explore some of these resources.
National Guideline Clearinghouse (United States)
CMA Infobase: clinical practice guidelines -- Canadian Medical Association
AGREE (Appraisal of Guidelines)
Cochrane Reviews (Free abstracts only)
EvidenceUPDATES - A free service sponsored by BMJ Group. It includes Cochrane Reviews and SRs from clinical journals and agencies such as US AHRQ and CADTH.
Additional Systematic Reviews found in PubMed/Medline, EMBASE, CINAHL
BestBETs – (Best Evidence Topics) Concise summaries of evidence for a variety of clinical questions.
MyNCBI (PubMed)PubCrawler - An Update Alerting Service for PubMedMcMaster PlusEvidenceUPDATES
PubMedThis is the main database for clinical literature. Note that there are tutorials to help make your searches more efficient. Make use of MeSH headings, Clinical Queries and MyNCBI.
MacPLUS Federated Search
TRIP (Turning Research into Practice) Database
PEDro: The Physiotherapy Evidence Database
health-evidence.ca (Public Health focus)
Index to the Chiropractic Literature - Created by the Chiropractic Library Collaboration
Tip: Sign up on the journal websites to receive the table of contents for each issue. You do not need to be a subscriber for this.
Spine JournalJournal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
Journal of Chiropractic Medicine
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association
Journal of Chiropractic Education
Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics
Chiropractic and Manual Therapies
The Spine Journal
American Family Physican
Bodywork and Movement Therapies
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
Topics in Integrative Health Care: An International Journal
Open Access Journals at BioMed Central
University of Oxford - Centre for Evidence Based Medicine
Duke University – Medical Center Library
Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries
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