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Table 1 6S Hierarchy of pre-processed evidence for public health

From: Facilitating access to pre-processed research evidence in public health

Levels of Haynes' pyramid Publically available resources Other resources
Systems none none
Summaries National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC) http://guideline.gov
Guideline Advisory Committee (GAC) http://www.gacguidelines.ca
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Public Health Guidance http://guidance.nice.org.uk/PHG?textonly=false
Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) http://www.rnao.org/bestpractices/index.asp
Trip Database (filter by guidelines) http://www.tripdatabase.com
Canadian Medical Association (CMA Infobase: clinical practice guidelines) http://www.cma.ca/index.cfm/ci_id/54316/la_id/1.htm
Alberta Medical Association (Towards Optimized Practice) http://www.topalbertadoctors.org
Clinical Evidence http://www.clinicalevidence.com
Pier http://pier.acponline.org/index.html
UpToDate http://www.uptodate.com
Synopses of Syntheses Health Evidence (summary statements) www.health-evidence.ca (pdf icon)
Effective Public Health Practice Project (EPHPP) (all of these reviews and synopses are available through Health Evidence)
CDC Guide to Community Preventative Services www.thecommunityguide.org
The Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/crdweb
- Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE)
- Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED)
- Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database
EPPI-Centre http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk
- DoPHER
Evidence-based abstract journals
- Evidence-based Nursing http://ebn.bmj.com/search.dtl
- Evidence-based Mental Health http://ebmh.bmj.com
- Evidence-based Medicine http://ebm.bmj.com
- Bandolier http://www.medicine.ox.ac.uk/bandolier/index.html
- ACP (American College of Physicians) Journal Club www.acpjc.org
Evidence Digest
- a recurring column in Worldviews on Evidence Based Nursing
Evidence Updates http://bmjupdates.com
Syntheses Health Evidence www.health-evidence.ca
Effective Public Health Practice Project (EPHPP) (Canada) (all of these reviews and synopses are available through Health Evidence)
CDC Guide to Community Preventative Services www.thecommunityguide.org
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews http://www.cochrane.org/reviews/index.htm (Freely available in some jurisdictions; Relevant reviews included in the Health Evidence registry)
McMaster Health Knowledge Refinery
- Public Health+ http://www.nccmt.ca/tools/public_health_plus-eng.html
- McMaster PLUS Federated Search
- Public Health PLUS (PH+) http://www.nccmt.ca/tools/public_health_plus-eng.html
- Obesity+
- Best Evidence for Nursing +
AHRQ Evidence Reports http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/epcindex.htm
National Institute for Health and Clinical Evidence Public Health Guidance http://guidance.nice.org.uk/PHG?textonly=false
The Campbell Collaboration (C2) www.campbellcollaboration.org
The Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/crd/crddatabases.htm
- Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE)
- Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED)
- Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database
Evidence Based Health Promotion http://www.health.vic.gov.au/healthpromotion/evidence_res/evidence_index.htm
PubMed (using Clinical Queries feature with search filters for
- systematic reviews http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query/static/clinical.shtml#reviews
- meta-analyses use the limits tab and click meta-analyses under publication type)
Trip Database (filter by systematic reviews) http://www.tripdatabase.com
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews http://www.cochrane.org/reviews/index.htm (requiring subscription in some jurisdictions)
Evidence Digest
- a recurring column in Worldviews on Evidence Based Nursing
McMaster Health Knowledge Refinery http://hiru.mcmaster.ca/hiru/HIRU_McMaster_PLUS_projects.aspx
- ACP Journal Club Plus
- Evidence Updates
- BMJ Clinical Evidence
Synopses of Single Studies PubMed Clinical Queries www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query/static/clinical.shtml
Trip Database (filter by evidence-based synopses) http://www.tripdatabase.com
Evidence Updates http://plus.mcmaster.ca/EvidenceUpdates/
Evidence-based Nursing http://ebn.bmj.com/search.dtl
Evidence-based Mental Health http://ebmh.bmj.com
Evidence-based Medicine http://ebm.bmj.com
Bandolier http://www.medicine.ox.ac.uk/bandolier/index.html
ACP (American College of Physicians) Journal Club www.acpjc.org
Studies McMaster Health Knowledge Refinery http://hiru.mcmaster.ca/hiru/HIRU_McMaster_PLUS_projects.aspx
- Public Health PLUS (PH+) http://www.nccmt.ca/tools/public_health_plus-eng.html
- Obesity+
- Best Evidence for Nursing +
PUBMED (public interface for MEDLINE) www.pubmed.gov
Trip database http://www.tripdatabase.com
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/cochrane_clcentral_articles_fs.html (Freely available in some jurisdictions)
ClinicalTrials.gov http://clinicaltrials.gov
McMaster Health Knowledge Refinery http://hiru.mcmaster.ca/hiru/HIRU_McMaster_PLUS_projects.aspx
- McMaster PLUS Federated Search
- ACP Journal Club Plus
- BMJ Clinical Evidence
PUBMED (public interface for MEDLINE) www.pubmed.gov
Trip database http://www.tripdatabase.com
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/cochrane_clcentral_articles_fs.html (Freely available in some jurisdictions)
ClinicalTrials.gov http://clinicaltrials.gov
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