Published article that contains a review of nine critical appraisal tools and eight reporting guidelines frequently used in nursing EBP; includes tables that provide an easy reference for matching the type of tool with an article's methodology.
Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses; evidence-based minimum set of items for reporting in systematic reviews and meta-analyses; can be useful for critical appraisal of published systematic reviews.
Clinical search engine that searches across multiple Internet sites for evidence-based content. It covers key medical journals, Cochrane Systematic reviews, clinical guidelines, and other highly relevant websites.
Weekly digest published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that contains data and reports on specific health and safety topics as reported by state and territorial health departments. Includes reports on infectious and chronic diseases, environmental hazards, natural or human-generated disasters, occupational diseases and injuries.
"The North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics is responsible for data collection, health-related research, production of reports and maintenance of a comprehensive collection of health statistics."
Collaborate project from the CDC, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the CDC Foundation provides model-based population-level analysis and community estimates to all counties, places (incorporated and census designated places), census tracts, and ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) across the United States.
The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) provides leadership, professional development, advocacy and research to advance nursing practice and patient care, promote nursing leadership excellence and shape public policy for health care nationwide. AONE is a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association.