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This guided is intended to help you with your library research. You will find journal article databases to help with your evidence-based practice assignment, or background information on evidence-based practice.
Tutorial for EBP
This tutorial is designed to introduce you to evidence-based practice. Take some time to study the tutorial before you begin your assignment. Developed by Duke University this tutorial will cover five units and takes approximately one hour to complete. It provides an overview of EBP and follows the ASK, ACQUIRE, APPRAISE, and Practice formula for clinical questions. As you go through this tutorial keep in mind that as a nurse and your goal is to use evidence to improve care at the bedside or otherwise for your patient.
The main index for nursing literature and allied health.
Update frequency: weekly
The Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature is an index to literature in nursing and allied health. This database provides indexing, abstracting, and full text for over 1,600 current nursing and allied health journals and publications dating back to 1982, totaling over 700,000 records.
Scholarly and popular journal articles, book chapters, and reports from the field of education.
Update frequency: monthly
Use ERIC to search abstracts of journal articles, book chapters, and reports from the field of education. Subject indexing allows you to zero in on all the articles relevant to your topic. ERIC digests offer overviews of significant scholarship on a topic.
Comprehensive range of resources including literature reviews, recommended practices and procedures, information guideline sheets, comprehensive systematic reviews and protocols, consumer information sheets and technical reports from one of the world's foremost providers of evidence-based information.