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Evidence-Based Practice

Unfiltered resources

Unfiltered or primary sources provide evidence concerning a topic under investigation. Primary resources are generally articles that appear in peer-reviewed journals and are found primarily by searching databases.

What kinds of studies are relevant?

  • Clinical Trials
  • Randomized Control Trials
  • Multicentre Studies
  • Epidemiology Studies
  • Prospective Studies
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Cohort Studies
  • Case Control Studies

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Search Tip: to limit a search to unfiltered sources, try adding a search line limited to the Title field > study OR trial

Non-library databases

Library databases