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Evidence-Based Practice Databases

At the Search Menu page, scroll down to view Search Options and select Evidence-Based Practice to limit your search results. Also try using the CINAHL Subject Heading "Nursing Practice, Evidence-Based."

Click on the Cochrane Reviews link; select Search CDSR (Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews), or Browse by topic, or Browse by Review Group.

Search for evidence-based medicine or evidence-based practice. Also try using the MeSH subject heading "evidence-based practice."

Search for evidence-based medicine or evidence-based practice.

At the Select Resource(s) to search menu, select Joanna Briggs EBP Database.

Search for evidence-based medicine or evidence-based practice.

Point-of-Care Resources

Click on the Patient Ed link in the menu to access, Patient Education Handouts.

To find Evidence-Based Care Sheets, click on the link above the Search Menu.

About Evidence-Based Practice

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Below is a listing of the 12 award-winning articles dealing with implementing evidence-based practice published November 2009-Sept. 2011 in the American Journal of Nursing (available via OvidSp). 

EBP 2.0: Implementing and Sustaining Change

First two articles in a new series about evidence-based practice (EBP) that builds on the American Journal of Nursing’s original series, published 2009 - 2011. The new series features case studies illustrating the strategies that can be used to implement EBP changes.

Tucker, S. J., & Gallagher-Ford, L. (2019). EBP 2.0: From Strategy to Implementation. AJN American Journal of Nursing, 119(4), 50–52.

Tucker, S. J., Gallagher-Ford, L., Baker, M., & Vottero, B. A. (2019). Promoting Nurse Retention through Career Development Planning. AJN American Journal of Nursing, 119(6), 62–66.