Free tutorials on finding and using evidence-based health information
- Evidence-Based Maternity Care Resource Guide (Childbirth Connection) - comprehensive and useful guide to articles and other resources for all these areas.
- How to do a literature search - presentation using midwifery and social sciences case studies, and explains clearly the conceptual basis of effective literature searching. It should be noted that as a comprehensive guide to performing a literature search, this resource will require considerable time to complete.
- Finding information on the World Wide Web -internet for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting (Intute) - an established web searching tutorial.
- Cochrane Library online help manual - guide to Cochrane and Sytematic Reviews and other training resources (Wiley)
- Guidelines for Reporting Research - available free on the Cochrane Collaboration Website
- Introduction to Critical Appraisal and Reporting Guidelines - CASP tools for appraising different type of evidence.
- CONSORT Statement : consolidated Standards Of Reporting Trials
- PRISMA Statement : preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews & Meta-Analyses
- STARD Statement : standards for Reporting Studies of Diagnostic Accuracy
- MOOSE Statement : proposal for reporting Meta analyses of Observational Studies in Epidemiology
- STARLITE Statement : standards for Reporting Literature Searches
- STROBE Statement (& STREGA) : strengthening the Reporting of Observational studies in Epidemiology
Free Evidence-Based Resources and Guidelines
- National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
- Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)
- TRIP - Transferring Research into Practice
- RCM practice guidelines
- Midwifery MKN - The Midwifery Managed Knowledge Network (MKN) enables midwives to find, access, share and contribute information and evidence to support their care of new and expectant mothers.
- MIDIRS informed choice leaflets - A series of 25 informed choice professionals' and women's titles.
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