Finding and Using Evidence

Finding Evidence

Knowing where and how to find relevant literature makes it much easier to use evidence in your practice. The following resources will help you source the best evidence available for palliative care and end-of-life care in aged care.

palliAGED resources

  • Evidence Topics
    These pages are summaries of the systematic reviews dealing with specific topics identified as being most relevant to palliative care for older adults. Each evidence topic has an associated PubMed search. Clicking on the link runs the search in PubMed and returns articles associated with the topic. PubMed is a free search engine accessing primarily the MEDLINE database of references and abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics.
  • Symptoms and Medicines
    These links provide quick navigation to clinical advice and guidelines from key Australian sources.

CareSearch resources

Page updated 26 March 2018