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Nursing Research: Evidence-Based Practice

Guide and quick links to nursing and health related resources



Evidence-Based Practice:

A method for making clinical decisions or answering clinical questions using the best available evidence in coordination with the expertise of the clinician and the preferences and values of the patient.

There are four types of information ranked in EBP:

  1. Systematic reviews/Meta analysis
  2. Randomized controlled test
  3. Non-experimental research
  4. Non-research-based research


Search these EBP databases: 


This only searches free information from websites (like Google for EBP). Search includes:

  • Cochrane Reviews
  • Joanna Briggs
  • DARE
  • AHRQ
  • Guidelines Clearinghouse
  • Many additional sites