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Author: Margo Woods

1. List of Evidence-Based Medicine Websites

  • http://www.tufts.edu/med/ebcam
    This site on Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine was created by Tufts University school of Medicine in partnership with the New England School of Acupuncture to support the development of an evidence-based medicine (EBM) curriculum. The curriculum is designed to teach medical students EBM skills that can be applied to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and to allopathic medicine.

  • http://www.nhbli.nih.gov/health/public/heart/hbp/dash
    From the National Heart, Blood, and Lung Institute. (Provides access to information on the DASH Diet and gives reference material to diseases and conditions.)

  • http://www.guidelines.gov
    The National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC), a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (Provides a comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents.)

  • http://www.diabetesjournals.org
    From The American Diabetes association. (Allows online viewing of articles from the diabetes Care Journal.)

  • http://www.heartfoundation.com/au/index.cfm?page=41
    The National Heart Foundation of Australia produces an extensive range of evidence-based position papers and guidelines for dieticians and other health professionals working in the area of nutrition and cardiovascular health. (Provides policies, information sheets, guidelines and other professional resources on cardiovascular health.)

  • http://arborcom.com
    From the Arbor Nutrition Guides. (Contains thousands of links to nutrition-related topics and articles.)

  • http://www.mayoclinica.com
    From the Mayo Clinic. (Provides information and treatment on diseases and conditions.)

  • http://www.cancer.org
    From the American Cancer Society. (Provides information on the prevention and treatment of cancer.)

  • http://www.nutrition.gov
    From the American Society for Nutritional Sciences. (Provides on-line viewing of the Journal of Nutrition.)

  • http://www.ahrq.gov
    From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this is the website for accessing information from the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality. (Provides a summary of recommendations and supporting documents for many diseases and conditions.)

  • http://www.eatright.org
    The American Dietetics Association website, which publishes the Journal of American Dietetics Association. (Provides information on nutrition and food-related topics.)

  • http://www.health.gov/au/nhmrc
    This website is from the Australian government's National Health and Medical Research Council. (Provides access to publications on different diseases and conditions.)

  • http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/crd
    From the National Health Service Centre for Reviews and Dissemination. (Provides access to publications on different diseases and conditions.)