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Evidence-Based Medicine and Epidemiology

Latest News in EBM & Clinical Trials – LinksMedicus.com

Free Curated News in Evidence-Based Medicine & Clinical Trials, Updated Daily.


Evidence-Based Medicine – Selected Free Guidelines and Reviews

Updated daily. Check out our Public PubMed Collection with a selection of the most recent free guidelines and review articles pertinent to Evidence-Based Medicine.


Free Online Course – Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health

Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health - Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from Coursera and the The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Free Online Course – Introduction to Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Introduction to Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis - Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Johns Hopkins University and Coursera.


Free Online Course – Design and Interpretation of Clinical Trials

Design and Interpretation of Clinical Trials - Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from Coursera and the Johns Hopkins University.


Free Online Course – Understanding Clinical Research: Behind the Statistics

Understanding Clinical Research: Behind the Statistics - Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from Coursera and the University of Cape Town.


The Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Collaboration is an international network of more than 31,000 people from over 100 countries, dedicated to the development of systematic reviews. They investigate the effects of interventions for prevention, treatment and rehabilitation and also assess the accuracy of diagnostic tests. Editorials and abstracts are free, but purchase is required to browse full text articles.


Cochrane Journal Club

Cochrane Journal Club is a free, monthly publication that introduces a recent Cochrane review, together with relevant background information.


Cochrane Free Online Courses

Free Online Courses offered by the US Cochrane Center.


Cochrane Online Course – Understanding Evidence-based Healthcare: A Foundation for Action

This course has been created by the United States Cochrane Center, and is designed to help consumer advocates understand the fundamentals of evidence-based healthcare concepts and skills.


Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions

The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions is the official document that describes in detail the process of preparing and maintaining Cochrane systematic reviews on the effects of healthcare interventions.


Students 4 Best Evidence

A network for students interested in evidence-based healthcare.


Finding What Works in Health Care: Standards for Systematic Reviews

In Finding What Works in Health Care the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommends 21 standards for developing high-quality systematic reviews of comparative effectiveness research.


The Changing Face of Clinical Trials – New England Journal of Medicine

A collection of articles that examine the current challenges in the design, performance, and interpretation of clinical trials.


Geneva Foundation – Free Medical Journals in Evidence-Based Medicine

The Geneva Foundation is an amazingly well organized directory of links organized by diseases and conditions mostly on gynecology and obstetrics. There is also an excellent link directory on free medical journals in all specialties, including Evidence-Based Medicine journals.


Geneva Foundation – Free Medical Journals in Epidemiology

The Geneva Foundation is an amazingly well organized directory of links organized by diseases and conditions mostly on gynecology and obstetrics. There is also an excellent link directory on free medical journals in all specialties, including Epidemiology journals.


NCCMT Canada – National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

The NCCMT is one of six National Collaborating Centres for Public Health in Canada. It provides leadership and expertise in evidence-informed decision making to Canadian public health organizations.


NCCMT Canada – Learning Centre

NCCMT’s Learning Centre provides tutorials designed to support the process of Evidence-Informed Public Health.


BMJ – How to read a paper

This is a classic evidence-based series of articles published in the BMJ in 1997 that explain how to read and interpret different kinds of research papers.


BMJ – Statistics at Square One

Statistics tutorial from the British Medical Journal.


BMJ – Epidemiology for the uninitiated

British Medical Journal series of articles explaining the basics in Epidemiology.


Meducation – Epidemiology

Meducation is a vast educational platform for medical professionals and students with learning topics in most medical specialties including Epidemiology. Free registration is required.


CEBM Oxford – EBM Resources

The Oxford Centre for Evidence-based Medicine provides a series of tools and tutorials on the topic.


CEBM Oxford – Youtube Channel

The Oxford Centre for Evidence-based Medicine provides a series of lectures on the topic.


CEBM – CATMaker and EBM Calculators

CATmaker is a computer-assisted critical appraisal tool developed by the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM) - University of Oxford. It helps the creation of Critically Appraised Topics (CATs) for key articles about Therapy, Diagnosis, Prognosis, Etiology/Harm and Systematic Reviews of Therapy.


OpenEpi

OpenEpi is free and open source software for epidemiologic statistics.


The University of York Centre for Reviews and Dissemination – Systematic Reviews

The University of York Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) guidance for undertaking systematic reviews in health care.


CDC Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice. An Introduction to Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics.


KT Clearinghouse – Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine

The goal of this website is to help develop, disseminate, and evaluate resources that can be used to practice and teach EBM. KT Clearinghouse has introduction to EBM articles, glossary of EBM terms, calculators and more.


Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice

Evidence-based medicine tutorial developed by staff at Duke University Medical Center Library and the Health Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


The James Lind Library

Tutorial on the principles of clinical trials and how to interpret them.


Cochrane Glossary

Glossary of evidence-based medicine terms.


JAMA Evidence Glossary

Glossary of evidence-based medicine and epidemiology terms.


CDC Epidemiology Glossary

Glossary of Epidemiology Terms from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


KT Clearinghouse – Glossary

KT Clearinghouse glossary of EBM terms.


CEBM Oxford – Glossary

Oxford Centre for Evidence-based Medicine Glossary.


HTA Glossary

The purpose of the HTA Glossary is to give the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) community a common vocabulary for work in this field.


Epidemiology Virtual Library

Vast link directory on epidemiology resources and institutions.


CEBM Oxford – Levels of Evidence

The Oxford Centre for Evidence-based Medicine 'Levels of Evidence 1' document sets out one approach to systematizing the process of qualifying the level of evidence for different question types.


Levels of Evidence – USPSTF

Levels of evidence from The U.S. Preventive Service Task Force, which help to classify the level of scientific evidence for the screening of diseases.


Levels of Evidence – AHA

Classes of Recommendation and Levels of Evidence used in the American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines.


Merck Manual – Clinical Decision Making

The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy is one of the best-selling medical books of all times and has a small tutorial on the steps to clinical decision making.


The NNT – Quick Summaries of Evidence-Based Medicine

This website is dedicated to the evaluation of therapies and diagnostic tests based on their patient-important benefits and harms as well, with an understandable format based on the NNT (number needed to treat).


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