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Evidence Summaries

Evidence Summaries tools are research and reference e-resources that a health and care professional can utilise immediately at the point-of-care with a patient. They are often easy to use and contain filtered information. Most of the evidence-based point-of-care tools include levels of evidence, rating scales or grade recommendations as well as citations back to the original research studies, systematic reviews, or guidelines.

The e-Library want your views

 Evidence Summaries: Feedback Survey

The e-Library wants to hear from you on your experience of using our Evidence Summaries and should take no more than 10-15 minutes to complete

BMJ Best Practice 

BMJ Best Practice is a clinical decision support tool, uniquely structured around the patient consultation, with advice on symptom evaluation, tests to order and treatment approach.

updated daily using robust evidence based methodology and expert opinion.



Additional Information 

Clinical Key is a clinical search engine that makes it easier for clinicians and other healthcare professionals to find and apply relevant knowledge to help them make better decisions – anywhere, anytime, in any patient scenario. It provides access to e-Journals and e-Books published by Elsevier, drug information, and practice guidelines. Clinical Key helps health professionals locate and use clinical information quickly to answer questions and to keep current with changing healthcare issues.

Additional Information

Cochrane Clinical Answers: Providing quick access to the research in Cochrane Systematic Reviews, CCA answer a focused clinical question in a short, easily readable format

NICE provides evidence-based national clinical guidelines and advice to help improve health and social care. Below, you will find links to specific areas of their website where content is free to access.

NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

NICE CKS service provides primary care practitioners with a readily accessible summary of the current evidence base and practical guidance on best practice in respect of over 330 common and/or significant primary care presentations