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Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)

Ovid MEDLINE - Advanced Search

EBM Filters in MEDLINE

You can also restrict your search to retrieve evidence-based results in MEDLINE. Enter a term, then click Search

Once you execute a search, the Additional Limits button will become active, which will allow you to further refine your results. Click on Additional Limits

  • To limit by EBM/Clinical Reviews, choose Meta Analysis and Practice Guideline from the "Publication Types" menu. Hold down the CTRL key to highlight more than one choice. 
  • To limit by EBM/Clinical Trials, choose Controlled Clinical TrialMulticenter Study, and Randomized Controlled Trial
  • You can also limit by date range (for current research) and specific populations (age group, male/female) if needed. 

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