A clinical information resource, which offers up-to-date, fully referenced expert answers to patient-care, diagnosis, and treatment questions. Topic reviews are written by recognized authorities who review the topic, synthesize the evidence, summarize key findings, and provide specific recommendations.
(Access restrictions: UpToDate is only accessible from UPHS and School of Medicine locations. Remote access is not permitted.)
Summarizes the current state of knowledge about the prevention and treatment of clinical conditions, based on thorough searches and appraisal of the literature. It describes the best available evidence from systematic reviews, RCTs, and observational studies where appropriate, and if there is no good evidence it says so.
A database of evidence-based answers to real-life clinical questions, with additional teaching material, using a systematic approach to reviewing the literature. BETs were developed in the Emergency Department of Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK.
Consultant - Veterinary
This veterinary diagnostic support system is used to suggest possible diagnoses or causes for clinical signs and symptoms and to provide a brief synopsis of the diagnosis/cause including: 1) a general description, 2) species affected, 3) the signs/symptoms associated with it, and 4) a list of recent literature references.
A clinical reference tool with clinically-organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics, which monitors the content of medical journals and systematic evidence review databases through journal review services. Each article is evaluated for clinical relevance and scientific validity, and the new evidence is then integrated with existing content, with overall conclusions being drawn from the best available evidence. A version for mobile devices is also available through Penn's trial of the service.
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.
Bandolier is an independent journal about evidence-based healthcare published in the UK. It includes "information about evidence of effectiveness (or lack of it), and puts the results forward as simple bullet points of those things that worked and those that did not: a bandolier with bullets. Information comes from systematic reviews, meta-analyses, randomised trials, and from high quality observational studies."
This page based on the "5S" Pyramid of Evidence Resources from the Indiana University School of Medicine Libraries, the "5S" Pyramid of Evidence Resources by Sladen Library at Henry Ford Health System, the Dartmouth EBM Page Generator, and Haynes RB, ACP J Club 2006;145(3):A8.
Created February 2011.