Tag Archives: Evidence

Case Study – Developing a New Approach to Presenting Your Literature Search Results by Sue Jennings

Situation: When I started at WHH as the new clinical librarian I had little experience of working in the acute sector. I was keen to learn a new subject area and thought it would be an ideal opportunity to analyse … Continue reading

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Research Summary: Evidence based medicine: a movement in crisis? by Matt Holland

The first part “Evidence based medicine: a movement in crisis?” is a critique of the Evidence Based Medicine [EBM] movement. In summary the criticism are these: “The evidence based “quality mark” has been misappropriated by vested interests The volume of … Continue reading

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Research Summary: Effects of librarian-provided services in healthcare settings: a systematic review by Matt Holland

This systematic review takes a broad view of the effects of library services provided in a healthcare setting.  The question addressed is  “What are the effects of Librarian-provided services in healthcare settings on outcomes relevant to patients, healthcare providers or … Continue reading

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Resources and tools for Critical Appraisal by Michelle Maden

People often ask me where they can find useful tools and resources for critical appraisal. The majority of the resources are on the CATNiP wiki but below is a selection of the ones I have found I cannot do without! … Continue reading

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Another set of top tips for setting up a clinical librarian service by Sue Jennings

Don’t Panic! Take time to get to know how the hospital works, find out the Trust’s Vision & Objectives Find out what services the hospital provides and growth areas. Take time to get to know your subject area, don’t rush, … Continue reading

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