HONcode: Principles - Quality and trustworthy health information 1. Authoritative Indicate the qualifications of the authors Any medical or health advice provided and hosted on this site will only be given by medically trained and qualified professionals unless a clear statement is made that a piece of advice offered is from a non-medically qualified individual or organisation. 2. Complementarity Global News Database & Licensed Content - Dow Jones WEBINAR There’s no question that social, mobile, cloud, big data, and new technology innovations are changing the role of Information Professionals. More and more, info professionals are transforming businesses as subject matter experts in information and research techniques. This evolution to an internal consultancy almost always requires a shift in focus, services, and key skills.
EvidenceUpdates BMJ Group and McMaster University's Health Information Research Unit are collaborating to provide you with access to current best evidence from research, tailored to your own health care interests, to support evidence-based clinical decisions. This service is unique: all citations (from over 110 premier clinical journals) are pre-rated for quality by research staff, then rated for clinical relevance and interest by at least 3 members of a worldwide panel of practicing physicians. Here's what we offer:
DISCERN - The DISCERN Instrument Organisations are authorised to reproduce The DISCERN Instrument without permission, provided it is used in accordance with the instructions contained in this website to ensure that its methodology is uniform. Please read the General Instructions before using DISCERN. Click the 'Rating this question' links for additional guidance on each question. The DISCERN instrument and the handbook are available as a PDF document for good quality print copies. To view this you will need to have Acrobat Reader installed.
HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest) HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more. Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past. Now powered by Ancestry, this amazing collection consists of the following core data sets: U.S. With a robust search interface, thumbnail images, hit highlighting, easy-to-use tools, and convenient in-library or remote access through the library portal, it’s easy to see why HeritageQuest continues to be one of the most recommended resources by family history publications and genealogists.
Clinical Guidelines (Nursing) : Peripheral Intravenous (IV) Device Management 1 Definitions Peripheral IV devices are cannulae inserted into a small peripheral vein for therapeutic purposes such as administration of medications, fluids and/or blood products. Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter devices (PICC or 'long-line') are inserted into basilic, cephalic, or brachial veins and enter the superior vena cava or into a large vein. A chest XRAY is taken to ensure that it is positioned correctly. They are used to deliver medications, fluids, intravenous nutrition, and/or blood products. Central Venous Access Devices (CVAD) are catheters that provide vascular access and that terminate in one of the great vessels of the thorax or abdomen.
Grey Matters: a practical search tool for evidence-based medicine The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) provides Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial health care decision makers with credible, impartial advice and evidence-based information about the effectiveness and efficiency of drugs and other health technologies. To achieve its mandate, CADTH produces a variety of publications that range from comprehensive systematic reviews and economic evaluations to more concise bulletins and updates. In order to search for and retrieve the evidence base required to produce CADTH reports, the Information Services team has developed a grey literature checklist. Grey literature includes reports and government information that are not published commercially and that are inaccessible via bibliographic databases. The checklist is used to: Organized by topic, the checklist includes tips on navigating the web sites.
Using Filters - Searching for Systematic Reviews - LibGuides at King’s College London Some of the databases (including those on the Ovid platform, the HDAS NHS platform, and CINAHL) allow searches to be undertaken by publication or document type e.g. review, research, randomized controlled trial, editorial or letter. The actual publication types will differ across the different databases. Publication types, like subject headings, are assigned to each article at the point the article is added to the database. Ovid Publication Types List - for Medline, Embase, PsychInfo etc.
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