While background information can be found in a variety of sources, the following resources are suggested as promising starting points.
For a more extensive list of databases that may provide useful background information in the health sciences, see the complete collection below. If you are interesting specifically in finding clinical/practice guidelines in the health sciences, you will find helpful advice in the Clinical Guidelines section.
The resources linked below contain:
Clinical guidelines and other sources of best practices are a source of evaluated synthesized evidence. Some sources:
COLLECTIONS in Books and E-Books:
DATABASES AND META-SEARCH TOOLS: