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Evidence-Based Care Sheets

CINAHL also offers concise evidence-based summaries of many common diseases, treatment options and other medical information.  To access these, choose the CINAHL database from the Library's main web page, then choose Evidence-Based Care Sheets from the banner at the top of the screen.

Type in your keyword (e.g., "breast cancer"), and hit "Browse." You will get a list of all areas within that subject which have a Care Sheet associated with it. Select any relevant topics, and click "Search."

Tip:  Search results can be a bit wonky.  Sometimes it's best just to scroll through all of the topics to see what piques your interest.

Links to your care sheet(s) will appear on the next screen.  To view the full document, click on the PDF icon.  

A care sheet will look something like this:

Saving a Care Sheet

There are many ways to save a care sheet for easy retrieval later on.  Use the icons at the side of any care sheet's PDF to do the following:

  • Save a copy of the PDF to your Google Drive account (directions)
  • Save a copy of the PDF to your personal library folder (directionsImportant:  You must be signed in to your folder account!  (Explanatory video)
  • Email a copy of the PDF to yourself, complete with citation
  • Generate a citation by clicking on the CITE icon (looks like a document)
  • Print the PDF