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Research Guides

Nursing: The Basics

Guide to selected print and electronic nursing and health sciences information sources available to SUU students, faculty and staff. For more information or help, contact Library Reference at 865-8040.

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You can login to NetStorage,
to access files you've saved to your campus F:/ drive

Login with your SUU Username and Password:

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Evidence Based Practice

Evidence-based medicine (EBM) or evidence based practice (EBP):

Three arrow boxes pointing to EBP in the center, saying: Best Research Evidence, Clinical Expertise, and Patient Values & Preferences.


Evidence based practice relies on the premise that to make well informed decisions about practice, researchers need to access the best evidence about interventions. Evidence-based practice can be said to be an integration of the best research evidence from the literature, your own expertise and experience, and your clients' values and situation. (Sackett, 1996

a pyramid of "quality of evidence" with systematic reviews at the top (being the highest quality) and background information at the bottom (being the most basic quality).

Off-Campus Access to Databases

All library databases are accessible from off-campus computers. When off-campus, after you click on a database you will be prompted to enter your SUU username and password. After this login you can access all the library databases without having to login again:


the SUU login screen, use your username and password.


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