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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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