Evidence based resources

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ClinicalKey
ClinicalKey provides access to a large collection of Elsevier published medical and surgical resources. Included within this package is access to over 1400 topic pages which offer concise information about disease epidemiology, risk factors, clinical manifestations, treatments and more. NHS OpenAthens password required.

Best Evidence Topics (BETS)
Provides evidence-based answers to real-life clinical questions.

HSCIC Indicator Portal
This portal provides access to a range of health indicators. Access from an NHS networked computer in order to access the restricted data.

Clinical Skills
A resource primarily for use by tutors to support clinical skills teaching. Provides access to over 160 illustrated and downloadable, clinical skills guidelines which can be shared with students. Please note: it is your responsibility to ensure, before use, that the guidelines match local guidelines.  (NHS OpenAthens account required).

Clinical Knowledge Summaries
Provided by NICE. Contains summaries of the current evidence base and practical guidance on best practice in respect of 330+ primary care presentations.

Cochrane
Premier 'evidence based' database. Includes systematic reviews and controlled trials.

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Publications
Executive summaries and full text available.

NICE Local Practice Case Studies
Includes examples of quality improvement, efficiency changes and cost savings from around the NHS.

TRIP -Turning Research Into Practice
Searchable database providing links to over 10,000 evidence based resources.