The Calder Medical Library has acquired a subscription to the Joanna Briggs Institute Evidence-Based Practice (JBI) Database, with content and tools that will help in the implementation of evidence-based practice.
JBI contains over 3,000 records and includes:
Evidence Summaries: Literature reviews that summarize existing international literature on common healthcare interventions and activities
Evidence-Based Recommended Practices: Database of procedures, based on the best available evidence, that describe and/or recommend practice on various clinical topics
Best Practice Information Sheets: Series of information guideline sheets produced specifically for practicing health professionals
Systematic Reviews: Collection of comprehensive systematic reviews of international research literature completed by trained JBI reviewers
Consumer Information Sheets: Standardized summaries, designed just for consumers of healthcare (patients, relatives, care providers)
Systematic Review Protocols developed by experts from a range of health disciplines
Technical Reports with documentation of all aspects of the development of Best Practice Information Sheets.
JBI contains subject area nodes complete with evidence-based information in the following fields:
• Aged Care
• Burns Care
• Cancer Care
• Chronic Disease
• Emergency & Trauma
• Mental Health
• Surgical Services
• Tropical & Infectious Disease
The JBI Database subscription includes the following tools which can be used for appraisal and implementation:
- JBI Journal Club – Helps to create a journal club to keep up-to-date with the latest research in a social and relaxed environment
- JBI RAPID (Rapid Appraisal Protocol Internet Database) – A standardized checklist used for critically appraising individual research papers
Access the Joanna Briggs Institute Database from the e-Databases link at the Calder Medical Library homepage.