Authors of critically-appraised TOPICS evaluate and synthesize multiple research studies. Here are a few examples of sources:
Authors of critically-appraised individual ARTICLES evaluate and synopsize individual research studies. Examples:
Nursing+ Best Evidence for Nursing Care (McMaster University's Health Information Research Unit)
This service is unique: all citations (from over 120 premier clinical journals) are pre-rated for quality by research staff, then rated for clinical relevance and interest by at least 3 members of a worldwide panel of practicing nurses. Includes: A searchable database of the best evidence from the medical literature, an email alerting system, links to selected evidence-based resources.
Worldviews on Evidence Based Nursing Each issue contains knowledge synthesis evidence reviews on selected topics, as well as original articles.
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Nursing Reference Center Plus (NRC) (NYU only)
NRC Plus provides a user-friendly point-of-care resource intended for staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, nurse faculty, and hospital librarians. NRC aggregates the most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases via a nursing-specific graphical interface. NRC is accessible from a patient’s bedside, nursing station, kiosk, office, or home. Clinical care data included in NRC consists of: