Table 1.

EBM resources on the Internet.

www.ebandolier.com
 Evidence-based healthcare
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
 The National Library of Medicine’s search engine MEDLINE
http://hiru.mcmaster.ca/COCHRANE/DEFAULT.htm
 Cochrane Collaboration, which prepares, maintains, and promotes the systematic review of healthcare interventions
http://som.Flinders.edu.au/FUSA/COCHRANE
 Australasian Cochrane Centre, which has a methods working group on systematic review of screening and diagnostic tests
http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/crd/searcher.htm
 The NHS Centre for Review and Dissemination in York (UK). Also includes systematic reviews of diagnostic problems in the Data-Base of Abstracts of Review of Effectiveness (DARE) in the Cochrane Library
http://cebm.jr2.ox.ac.uk
 The NHS Research and Development Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine. Helpful for learning, with resources to guide in asking specific questions and searching for the best evidence. Also provides a set of worksheets for critical appraisal
http://www.med.ualberta.ca/ebm
 The University of Alberta EBM tool kit. Very good introduction with a comprehensive approach to learning EBM
http://www.nlm.nih.gov
http://www.ahcpr.gov/news
 Clinical guidelines for the US Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
http://nhscrd.york.ac.uk
 Provides critical evaluations of published economic evaluations