Resources & Tools
The only database system of filtered, synopsized, evidence-based information, this integrated search engine allows you to simultaneously search, via keyword, multiple databases:
Cochrane Systematic Reviews
Cochrane Systematic Reviews are considered the gold standard for evidence-based medicine. Essential Evidence Plus includes the latest and most up-to-date summaries of systematic reviews from the Cochrane Library, which are the most rigorous and reliable evaluations of medical therapies available. Clinicians will find summarized evaluations of the world’s best literature on the effectiveness of therapy for 3,500 clinical problems.
Example of Use: In the Cochrane Database you will find answers to questions such as: Are corticosteroids effective in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke? Are “back schools” effective? Should antibiotics be used to treat bacterial vaginosis in pregnant women?