Evidence Based Medicine Searching Strategies

More Information/User's Guides to the Medical Literature Bibliography

This ongoing series on the use of the medical literature is written by members of the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group at McMaster University.

Guyatt GH, Rennie D. Users' guides to the medical literature [editorial]. JAMA. 1993; 270:2096-7.

Guyatt GH, Sackett DL, Cook DJ for the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group. Users' guides to the medical literature. II. How to use an article about therapy or prevention. A. Are the results of the study valid? JAMA. 1993; 270:2598-2601.

Guyatt GH, Sackett DL, Cook DJ for the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group. Users' guides to the medical literature. II. How to use an article about therapy or prevention. B. What were the results and will they help me in caring for my patients? JAMA. 1994; 271:59-63.

Hayward RSA, Wilson MC, Tunis SR, et al for the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group. Users' guides to the medical literature. VIII. How to use clinical practice guidelines. A. Are the recommendations valid? JAMA. 1995; 274:570-4.

Hayward RSA, Wilson MC, Tunis SR, et al for the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group. Users' guides to the medical literature. VIII. How to use clinical practice guidelines. B. What are the recommendations and will they help you in caring for your patients? JAMA. 1995; 274:1630-2.

Jaeschke R, Guyatt GH, Sackett DL for the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group. Users' guides to the medical literature. III. How to use an article about a diagnostic test. A. Are the results of the study valid? JAMA. 1994; 271:389-91.

Jaeschke R, Guyatt GH, Sackett DL for the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group. Users' guides to the medical literature. III. How to use an article about a diagnostic test. B. What are the results and will they help me in caring for my patients? JAMA. 1994; 271:703-7.

Laupacis A, Wells G, Richardson S, Tugwell P for the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group. Users' guides to the medical literature. V. How to use an article about prognosis. JAMA. 1994; 272:234-7.

Levine M, Walter S, Lee H, Haines T, et al for the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group. Users' guides to the medical literature. IV. How to use an article about harm. JAMA. 1994; 271:1615-9.

Oxman AD, Cook DL, Guyatt GH for the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group. Users' guides to the medical literature. VI. How to use an overview. JAMA. 1994; 272:1367-71.

Oxman AD, Sackett DL, Guyatt GH for the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group. Users' guides to the medical literature. I. How to get started. JAMA. 1993; 270:2093-7.

Richardson WS, Detsky AS for the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group. Users' guides to the medical literature. VII. How to use a clinical decision analysis. A. Are the results of the study valid? JAMA. 1995; 273:1292-5.

Richardson WS, Detsky AS for the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group. Users' guides to the medical literature. VII. How to use a clinical decision analysis. B. What are the results and will they help me in caring for my patients? JAMA. 1995; 273:1610-3.