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Patients & Families

Evidence based resources for patients and families.

Health Library
Health Library is an evidenced based practice resource for patients, families and the general public. Articles provide references to the professional literature and all are reviewed by an experienced clinician.

Cochrane Consumer Network
A collection of easy to read summaries of systematic reviews from the Cochrane Collaboration.

National Guideline Clearinghouse
National Guideline Clearinghouse provides evidenced based practice articles for the patients and families. It is a resource from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. To search, type in keywords to describe your topic, then scroll down the page to Intended Users, and choose Patients.

Up-To-Date
Up To Date includes a comprehensive synthesis of the latest scientific evidence and expert opinion, designed to answer specific clinical questions. This resource is not currently available off-campus.

Summary Guides for Consumers
The John M. Eisenberg Clinical Decisions and Communications Science Center is based at Oregon Health & Science University