The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Consists of detailed, structured topic reviews of hundreds of articles. Teams of experts complete comprehensive literature reviews, evaluate the literature, and present summaries of the findings of the best studies. Published by the International Cochrane Collaboration.
Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effect (DARE)
Full-text database containing structured abstracts of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals. DARE is produced by the National Health Services' Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (NHS CRD) at the University of York. DARE records cover topics such as diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment.
National Guideline Clearinghouse
A comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents produced by the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, in partnership with the American Medical Association and the American Association of Health Plans. Updated weekly.
Note: Guideline evidence varies from expert opinion to high levels of evidence.
JBI COnNECT+ (Joanna Briggs Institute)
The Joanna Briggs Institute specializes in promoting and supporting evidence-based healthcare by providing access to resources for professionals in nursing, midwifery, medicine, and allied health. With over 64 collaborating centers and groups, servicing over 90 countries, the Institute is a recognised global leader in evidence-based healthcare. JBI COnNECT+ is an online web-based facility that provides users with resources and tools to search, appraise, summarise, embed, utilise and evaluate evidence-based information.
Health Services/Technology Assessment Texts (HSTAT)
Full-text clinical practice guidelines, technology assessments, and health information, developed by the National Library of Medicine.
Systematic Reviews searches in PubMed and MEDLINE:
- PubMed: Click on "Limits" above the search field, and select Systematic Reviews under the box marked "Subsets." Enter your search query at the top of the screen and search.
- MEDLINE: Enter your search query. Click on the "Edit Limits" button; select "Systematic Reviews" under "Subject Subsets."