Evidence-Based Health Care
Selected Resources for Nurses
A collection of databases that contain high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.
Nursing Research Guide
Nursing Reference Center Plus
Nursing Best Practice Guidelines
From the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario. The purpose of this multi-year program is to support Ontario nurses by providing them with best practice guidelines for client care. There are currently 50 published guidelines as well as a toolkit and educator's resource to support implementation.
National Guideline Clearinghouse
IMPORTANT: Funding to support AHRQ's National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) ended on July 16, 2018. ECRI Institute, the independent nonprofit organization that the United States federal government relied on to develop and maintain NGC since its inception 20 years ago, announces plans to continue providing this critical service to the healthcare community. An interim website will launch in Fall 2018. For more information, visit www.ecri.org/guidelines.
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
A variety of resource portals, including: Data Resources, Research Findings & Reports, Prevention and Chronic Care Resources, and Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence Based Handbook for Nurses (archived)
Features to help find the evidence: Clinical Queries; the EBP Special Interest limit.
Nursing Certification E-Books
A book package from McGraw-Hill, includes certification resources for Critical care nursing, Progressive care nursing, and Emergency nursing, plus many other useful titles.
Features to help find the evidence: Clinical Queries; publication type limits.
URMC Clinical Nursing Resource Center (Intranet Only. Offsite access requires VPN.)
Additional Resources from Miner Library