Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)

Evidence based medicine is the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of idividual patients.   (Sackett, et al. BMJ 1996;312:71-71)

Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (Oxford University) 
The Centre promotes evidence-based health care and provide support and resources to anyone who wants to make use of them. Includes the EBM Toolbox, an assortment of materials which are very useful for practitioners of EBM, and EBM Teaching Materials, including PowerPoint presentations.

Evidence Based Medicine Tutorial — Mount Sinai Levy Library 
The goals of this tutorial are to clearly outline the theory of evidence based medicine and to explain how that theory can be put to practice in the day-to-day work of caring for patients. – See more in their introduction


Resources for Evidence-Based Practice 
A comprehensive guide to evidence based practice created by the McMaster University Health Sciences Library.


Evidence-Based Practice Tutorial 
Intended for any health care practitioner or student who needs a basic introduction to the principles of Evidence-Based Practice. Created by Duke University Medical Center Library. Video and text available.

  Evidence-Based Medicine: In Sherlock Holmes’ Footsteps


→  See also the Literature Research Guide