Medline Plus - Provides current information on diseases, conditions and wellness issues. Research Council of Canada - Provides search function for national science library and ability to order articles for a fee through the Canadian Institute for Scientific and Technical Information. Canadian Institute for Health Information - Provides information on Canada’s health system and the health of Canadians. Stroke Engine - Provides current information on stroke rehabilitation and interventions.
Evidence Summary Databases Evidence Summary Databases provide access to systematic reviews and evidence summaries. Information may be pre-appraised for quality. The following evidence summary databases are available free of charge: Centre for Reviews and Dissemination - Provides access to a collection of databases including: Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE) NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) Health Technology Assessments (HTA) Cochrane Collaboration – Cochrane Reviews - Database provides access to abstracts and where available, plain language summaries of Cochrane systematic reviews; links to full-text versions may be available. Health-Evidence.ca - Provides evidence based studies on public health topics. speechBITE - [...]
The following websites provide useful information to assist clinicians in applying the concept of evidence-based practice to their service delivery decisions. University of Alberta – Acquiring Evidence Provides numerous links to assist clinicians in applying the concept of evidence-based practice. University of Alberta Libraries – Communication Sciences and Disorders Resource Page Provides resources to assist speech-language pathologists and audiologists find evidence-based information. Center for Evidence-Based Medicine (UK) Provides Evidence-Based Medicine guides and practical how-to’s for researchers, clinicians, students, and teachers. Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Introduction to Evidence-Informed Decision Making Provides modules on the understanding and application of the [...]