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Hardin Library for the Health Sciences

Orthopedics: Resources for EBP

Resources for medical students, residents, fellows, and staff in Orthopedics.

About Finding Articles and Evidence

All of the resources listed on this page are either freely available or are available through subscriptions (marked with lock icon). If you are off-campus, you may be prompted to sign in with hawk id and password.If you experience any difficulty with access or would like to recommend a resource to add, please contact the guide owner.

The databases listed on this page are excellent places to start a literature search. Please schedule a consultation if you need help finding, organizing, or formatting references. 

Orthopedics Liaison Librarian

Jennifer DeBerg's picture
Jennifer DeBerg
319 335 8554
Clinical Education Librarian

Liaison to: Nursing, Communication Sciences, Music Therapy, Rehabilitation Therapies

Point of Care Tools for Finding Evidence

Key Health Sciences Literature Databases

Refer to the list below for a starting point in finding health sciences literature. Select the UI LInk button to determine if electronic access is available. yellow icon to connect to UI subscribed resources

EBP Overview


Evidence-Based Clinical Practice (EBCP): Evidence-based practice is the judicious use of the best research evidence (found in health sciences literature), clinical expertise (what the health care provider knows) and patient values (what the patient wants and believes) to create a plan of action regarding patient care.  Evidence-based practice is an umbrella term that covers evidence-based medicine, evidence-based dentistry, evidence-based public health, evidence-based nursing and etc.

Additional EBP Learning Resources

More Guides for Critical Appraisal

How to Read a Paper Series

CMAJ Evidence-Based Medicine Series 

The following series of articles from the Canadian Medical Association Journal, published between 2004 and 2005, include tips for learners of EBM and overcoming challenges for instructors of EBM.