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Primary care: Databases

Evidence Based Resources for Primary Care Staff in Bucks

Primary care > Databases

Resources for advanced searching

Databases are accessed using your OpenAthens account

  • AMED – allied and complementary medicine including palliative care
  • BNI – nursing, midwifery and community healthcare
  • CINAHL – nursing and allied health
  • Embase – biomedical and pharmaceutical literature
  • Emcare – nursing and allied health
  • HMIC – healthcare management
  • Medline – biomedical, life sciences, allied health and pre-clinical sciences literature
  • PsycInfo – psychology, behavioural sciences and related disciplines
  • Social Policy and Practice – health and social care

The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Content included systematic reviews and randomised control trials. The Cochrane Library is owned by Cochrane and published by Wiley.

PEDro, the Physiotherapy Evidence Database

PEDro has been informing physiotherapy practice for over 22 years. It is a free database of over 54,000 trials, reviews and guidelines evaluating physiotherapy interventions.