About this course
This page contains all the links to websites and resources which have been referenced within the course. They are listed by section and page, and are presented in the order in which they appear in the text.
1. About EBVM Learning
2. What is EBVM?
3. History of EBVM
4. The development of EBVM
- NICE guidelines
- British Veterinary Association (BVA)
- American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
- Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine Association (EBVMA)
- Centre for Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine
- RCVS Knowledge
- Veterinary Evidence
- RCVS Knowledge: inFOCUS
- RCVS Knowledge Library and Information Services
- Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine Matters
- CIVME EBVM Toolbox
5. Why is EBVM important?
5.1 Information overload
5.2 How does EBVM apply to Quality Improvement?
6. Challenges of EBVM
7. What is helping to address EBVM challenges?
6. Example scenarios using the PICO format
2. Acquiring evidence
3.1 Secondary sources
3.2 Evidence syntheses
3.4 Bibliographic databases
3.5 Internet search tools
4. How do I access the evidence?
4.2 For vets in practice
5. How do I search for the evidence?
5.7 Refining your search
5.8 Citation searching
6.2 Sharing a search for publication
6.3 Reference management tools
3.1. How to read a paper
4.1 What is the study type (or design)?
5.2 Critical appraisal and appraisal toolkits
5.3 Other sources of bias
3.1 Consider the individual circumstances of your clinical scenario
3.2 Sharing evidence with your clients
4. Developing clinical practice guidelines and protocols
3.2 Assess as part of clinical governance
5. Clinical audit as a quality improvement tool
- RCVS Knowledge Quality improvement resources
- RCVS Knowledge e-learning course on clinical audit
- RCVS Knowledge: The Clinical Audit Walkthrough
- Eight-stage clinical audit cycle from RCVS Knowledge
- Measure current practice
- Analysis of existing data
- Basic summary/ descriptive statistics
- Influence activities of an individual practice
6. Clinical audit in the veterinary world
6.1 Where to start in clinical audit
6.3 Setting audit aims and objectives
6.4 Defining audit criteria/standards
7. Beyond clinical audit - alternative ways to assess
- Run chart is a graph of data over time