Evidence Based Search
These databases and search engines contain resources, such as guidelines, systematic reviews, primary research, and critically appraised topics, that support the practice of evidence-based medicine (EBM). These resources are free or mostly free.
Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Resource Type: Technology reports; Common Drug Review database; Canadian Optimal Medication Prescribing and Utilization Service
Publisher: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Size: 500+ reports
Resource Type: Evaluated website directory; Collection of critically appraised articles. Evaluated websites that meet selection criteria listed in validated assessment tool available onsite; in French and English.
Publisher: Université Laval, Department of Family Medicine
Size: 125 websites, 680+critically appraised
TRIP: Turning Research Into Practice
Resource Type: A powerful search engine with hundreds of medical websites, among which many offer evidence-based information. Search results are presented under thirteen (13) sections according to the type of information (CPGs, systematic reviews, medical images, etc.)
Publishers: Jon Brassey and Chris Price
Resource Type: Newsletter; Drug comparison charts; Academic detailing program. Drug therapy topics selected on basis of their potential to enhance patient care and/or reduce drug costs without altering efficacy and safety.
Publisher: RxFiles Academic Detailing Program
Size: 48+ drug comparison charts
Therapeutics Initiative University of British Columbia
Resource Type: Newsletter; Systematic reviews
Publisher : University of British Columbia Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics in cooperation with the Department of Family Practice
Size: 50+ systematic reviews