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Library News July 2003

Additional Evidence Based Health resources available including Bandolier, Clinical Evidence, InfoPoems/InfoRetriever, and The Cochrane Library

Posted: July 23rd, 2003

Bandolier is a print and Internet journal about health care, using evidence-based medicine techniques to provide advice about particular treatments or diseases for healthcare professionals and consumers. The Internet version of Bandolier started in 1995, accessible from a University of Oxford server at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Every issue is available, full text, and free of chargeClinical Evidence is a monthly, updated directory of evidence on the effects of common clinical interventions, published by the BMJ Publishing Group.

The Cochrane Library is a unique source of reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of interventions in health care.

InfoRetriever is a database of ‘patient-oriented evidence that matters’, this tool is aimed at clinicians who want current point of care answers to clinical questions.