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Links to Information on APPRASING Evidence-based Research

These sites have resources and information on how to appraise research and determine if it is applicable to your setting.

Internet Healthcare Coalition

This organization has developed guidelines for the ethical use of the Internet in healthcare. Articles and information about assessing quality healthcare information on the Internet can be found at this site.

The University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)

These two web pages contain information from a course at the University of Sheffield. The course covers information about evidence-based practice and how to assess research articles. A list of 'how to' articles that have been published in JAMA are available on the third webpage.

Centrale Santè

This site provides a scoring system for assessing Internet sites with healthcare information.

Internet for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting

This site is a tutorial on how to use the Internet. It provides information on how to search the Internet, what information to trust and how to get the most from the Internet. A list of key websites for nurses, midwives and healthcare workers is provided.


A.C.N.M. Foundation Research Fund

The A.C.N.M. Foundation has set up a fund to support midwifery research.  To contribute to this fund go to the A.C.N.M. Foundation website and specify "Research Fund".

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