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Welcome to the Evidence-Based Medicine Guide, where you will find resources to help you find evidence to support your clinical work.

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Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences


Best Bets

  • FIRSTConsult  
    Evidence-based primary care information designed to be used at point-of-care. Tools for differential diagnosis, evaluation and management of medical conditions, patient education and procedures skills review.
  • Cochrane Library  
    Database of systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare. Includes Database of Systematic Reviews, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness, Controlled Trials Register, and Review Methodology.
  • UpToDate
    Clinical information tool providing reviewed clinical reference material. Includes pharmaceutical information, patient handouts, graphics. Provided by the VCU Health System. New: Access is available from on campus only.
  • PubMed/MEDLINE  
    The primary database of information in biomedical and health sciences fields.
  • Health Services Research (HSR) PubMed Queries
    Specific search of PubMed for healthcare quality and cost articles, including Outcomes Assessment and Quality Improvement.

Personalized Information Services

If you have not found what you are looking for in 10 minutes ... it's time to call me.

As your librarian I provide many information based services for free, including:

  • Systematic Reviews - assistance with searching, citation management, and appraisal.
  • Expert Literature Searches
  • Evidence Based Practice Searches
  • Citation Management assistance
  • and more.

I can also come to your office, lab or facutly meeting, or class to give presentations on:

  • PubMed, Web of Science, BIOSIS, or any other VCU Libraries resource
  • Setting up an account for RefWorks, personal or group
  • Finding images or protocols

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Research & Education Librarian

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John Cyrus
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