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VetSRev is a freely-accessible online database of citations for systematic reviews of relevance to veterinary medicine and science.
BestBETs for Vets
Best Evidence Topics (BETs) are simple reviews of the current best evidence available to answer simple, common and specific clinical questions. They are designed to be a quick and achievable method of enabling the incorporation of evidence into clinical practice.
Clinical Decision Support Software
Diagnostic support system from Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine provides possible diagnoses or causes for clinical signs and symptoms. Also provides a brief synopsis of the diagnosis/cause including: 1) a general description, 2) species affected, 3) signs/symptoms and 4) a list of recent literature references.
VINcyclopedia Differential Diagnosis Tool
VIN Veterinary Information Network
Requires free registration (limited to veterinary faculty, housestaff and students). Enter findings in VINcyclopedia of Diseases to see associated diseases.
An innovative journal produced by RCVS Knowledge’s Library & Information Services team, who watch the content of over 100 veterinary journals and other key sources to compile a shortlist of the most important articles for each bi-monthly email.
Evidence-based Veterinary Practice Resources
Overviews of Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine Practice
Handbook of Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine
Online version of 2008 book by Cockcroft & Holmes. Includes chapters on framing questions, searching, appraising evidence, educational needs, etc.
Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine
May 2007 issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice devoted to all aspects of EBVM, including refining the clinical question, searching, appraising, interpreting statistics, clinical reasoning, and examples of their application to small animal practice.
An evidence-based veterinary medicine bibliography from EBVMA
Reading & Interpreting Research Articles
Reporting Guides for Main Study Types
EQUATOR [Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research] links to guidelines for reporting research studies (CONSORT, PRISMA-P, STROBE, etc.)
REFLECT Statement Website
An evidence-based minimum set of items for trials reporting production, health, and food-safety outcomes: Reporting guidelines for randomized controlled trials for livestock and food safety.
Evidence-based Human Medicine Resources
Evidence-based Veterinary Practice organizations