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Health (Nursing, Medicine, Allied Health): Maternity Nursing: Locating Evidence Syntheses

Guide to locating health evidence. View the EBP "pyramid" and link to tools for locating relevant research.

Locating Evidence Syntheses

A search for evidence can begin by locating an evidence summary in a  "Point of care" tool.   Created for busy clinicians, pre-aggregated and pre-appraised syntheses can provide evidence summarized for clinical application, as well as providing background for a full-scale literature search.

Use the following links to library-licensed "point of care" tools (or use the freely available National Guideline Clearinghouse on the web) to locate a summary/background information for your class topic: