Chapter 6: Evidence-based practice

Web Link 1: Royal College of Nursing

Description: Information and resources about using and developing research to transform patient care.

Web Link 2: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Description: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the lead federal agency charged with improving the safety and quality of America’s health care system. AHRQ develops the knowledge, tools, and data needed to improve the health care system and help Americans, health care professionals, and policymakers make informed health decisions

Web Link 3: Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine

Description: The CEBM is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the practice, teaching and dissemination of high quality evidence based medicine to improve healthcare in everyday clinical practice.

Web Link 4: Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, York University

Description: The CRD is a world renowned institute that produces policy relevant research and innovative methods that advance the use of research evidence to improve population health.

Web Link 5: Evidence-based medicine toolkit

Description: This is a collection of tools for identifying, assessing and applying relevant evidence for better health care decision-making. The appraisal tools are adapted from the Users' Guides series prepared by the Evidence Based Medicine Working Group and originally published in JAMA

Web Link 6: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Description: NICE provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.

Web Link 7: NICE guidance evidence into practice

Description: Part of the health education e-learning for health series (log in access required)

Web Link 8: TRIP (Turning Research Into Practice)

Description: TRIP is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care.