Evidence-based practice is the "integration of the best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values."
Sackett, Strauss, Richardson, et al., as cited in Maher, Sherrington, Elkins, Herbert, & Mosely, 2004, Challenges for evidence-based physical therapy: Accessing and interpreting high-quality evidence on therapy, Physical Therapy, 84(7), p. 645.
Evidence-Based Practice Pyramid Evidence increases in quality as you go up the pyramid.
American Dental Association’s Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry
PubMed Search engine for medical and dental literature
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Cochrane Library Systematic Articles published in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Cochrane contains many articles that are NOT free. DO NOT PAY FOR THEM! Copy and past the article title and author into the library's discovery tool to locate open source versions OR interlibrary loan the article for FREE!
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SUNY Broome Peer-Reviewed Journals for Dental Hygiene/Dentistry
Journals available in SUNY Broome databases
CINAHL Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature
Grading System Based on Strength of Recommendation
Levels of evidence. (2009). Journal of Evidence Based Dental Practice, 9(1): A5-A8.
Guide information compiled by Karen Pitcher.