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Evidence-Based Practice Resources

Getting Involved with Evidence-based Practice and Research at UCSD:

Evidence-Based Practice Model

Favorite Articles on Evidence-based Practice

Web-based Tutorials for Nurses on Evidence-based Practice

Web-links for Evidence-based Practice

  • Show Me the Evidence:  The Saint Joseph Hospital (Orange, California) Nursing Research Blog will communicate the nursing research activities at SJO to staff. Communications may include, but are not restricted to, announcements of Nursing Grand Rounds, Nursing Journal Clubs, Nursing EBN classes, ongoing nursing research and relevant medical library announcements and news. Open discussion forum for nurses and librarians interested in evidenced based nursing.
  • The TRIP Database started in 1997 as a small search engine with a focus on medical articles considered evidence-based.  The aims of the TRIP Database have remained the same since 1997 - allow health professionals to easily find the highest-quality material available on the web.
  • Sum Search is a search engine that searches other EBP databases as a “one-stop-shop model”
  • Joanna Briggs:  The Joanna Briggs Institute was established in 1995 as an initiative of Royal Adelaide Hospital and the University of Adelaide.
  • The Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) launched the Nursing Best Practice Guidelines (NBPG) Program in November 1999 with funding from the Government of Ontario.  Topics: IV line care, crisis intervention, constipation, continence, pain, wounds, stroke assessment, breastfeeding…
  • Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine:  This tutorial teaches you how to evaluate the health information that you find on the Web. It is about 16 minutes long. You need a Flash plug-in, version 6 or above, to view it. If you do not have Flash, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you start. The tutorial runs automatically, but you can also use the navigation bar at the bottom of the screen to go forward, backward, pause, or start over.

UC San Diego Resources for EBP and Research