- Should the kennel cough vaccine be given during COVID-19?
- Can cats transfer COVID-19 to other animals, and is there a risk of zoonosis
- What's the difference between FCoV and COVID-19?
- What can we clean a patient with, and will this kill COVID-19?
- Does ultraviolet light actually kill COVID-19?
- Will good weather affect infection rates of COVID-19?
- When should we test an animal for COVID-19?
- How do Face Coverings work?
- What evidence supports use of face coverings?
- How and when to wear a face covering
Sources of evidence in human medicine
Sources of evidence
CATs, systematic reviews & evidence-based reports
- BestBets - best evidence topics (BETs) developed by the Emergency Department of Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK
- The Campbell Library - systematic reviews on crime and justice, education, international development, and social welfare
- Cochrane Reviews - systematic reviews on human medicine
- Centre for Reviews and Dissemination database - comprised of 3 databases: DARE, NHS EED and HTA. Access to systematic reviews, economic evaluations and summaries of all Cochrane reviews and protocols
- EPC Evidence-based Reports - sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
- NICE Clinical knowledge summaries - summary of the current evidence base and practical guidance on best practice in respect of over 300 common and/or significant primary care presentations
- Trials - open access journal encompasing all aspects of the performance and findings of randomised controlled trials
- Trip Database - a clinical search engine to access high-quality research evidence to support practice
Journal and bibliographic databases
- Applied Social Science Index and Abstracts (ASSIA) - coverage on health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education
- BIOSIS Previews - largest coverage on the literature of biological sciences, includes Biological Abstracts®
- The British Nursing Index (BNI) - coverage on all aspects of nursing and midwifery since 1985
- Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) - coverage on all aspects of nursing, occupational therapy, emergency services and social services in health care
- EMBASE - a major pharmacological and biomedical database
- Educational Resources Information (ERIC) - coverage on educational literature including school health, mental health and patient education [free online access]
- Evidence-based medicine (1995-current) - journal published by BMJ [access via subscription]
- LILACS - A Latin American and Caribbean health research database (free online access)
- MEDLINE - journal citations and abstracts for biomedical literature, produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (PubMed provides free access to MEDLINE)
- The Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro) - records of randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy (free online access)
- PscycINFO - covers the literature of psychology and related fields
- Social Care Online - coverage of all aspects of social care and social work (free online access)
- Scopus - peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources covering the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences literature
- Toxline - information on toxicology, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, pesticides and environmental pollutants, produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (free online access)
- ChartsBin - data visualisation tool to quickly and easily create rich interactive visualisations with their own data
- Gapminder - provider of statistical data showing global development trends in colourful graphics
- Global Health Observatory - WHO's gateway to health-related statistics from around the world
- The Campbell Collaboration (C2) - an international research network producing systematic reviews of the effects of social interventions.
- Centre for Evidence Based Medicine - based at the University of Oxford, it aims to develop, teach and promote evidence-based health care
- Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice - The Bond University Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice (CREBP) is associated with the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine at the University of Oxford
- The Cochrane Collaboration - a global independent network of health practitioners, researchers, and patient advocates, making vast amounts of evidence generated through research useful for informing decisions about health
- James Lind Library - founded by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh to improve public and professional general knowledge about fair tests of treatments in healthcare and its history