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HLTH 6101: Research Methods in Health Education: Evidence-Based Resources

Evidence Based Practice Databases

To see a list of recommended resources for finding evidence-based literature, visit the Evidence-Based Practice databases page.

Useful Readings

Evidence Based Medicine: What it is and What it isn't

Sackett, D., Rosenberg, W., Gray, J., Haynes, R., & Richardson, W. (1996). Evidence Based Medicine: What It Is And What It Isn't: It's About Integrating Individual Clinical Expertise And The Best External Evidence. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 312(7023), 71-72. Retrieved from

Tools for Implementing an Evidence-Based Approach in Public Health Practice

Jacobs JA, Jones E, Gabella BA, Spring B, Brownson RC. Tools for Implementing an Evidence-Based Approach in Public Health Practice. Prev Chronic Dis 2012;9:110324. DOI:

Evidence Pyramid

This is often referred to as the "Evidence Pyramid".  It is used to illustrate the evolution of the literature.

Evidence-Based Practice Help Sheets

Free Online Resources