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Evidence - Based Practice

This guide is a collection of resources for learning Evidence-based Nursing.

ProQuest Nursing Journals Terms

Suggested subject terms:

  • Evidence-based nursing
  • Limit to full-text articles

Many of the articles retrieved deal with the importance of implementing EBP or the education of nurses and EBP, rather than finding research articles employing EBP.

CINAHL Search Terms

The following "MM Exact Major Subject Heading" terms can be searched:

  • Nursing Interventions
  • Nursing Outcomes
  • Research, Nursing

In addition Nursing Practice, Evidence-based can also be used, but this typically finds articles discussing the benefits of EBP or the teaching of, rather than research studies using EBP.

"MM Nursing Interventions" can also be combined with a medical condition or term. For example in the advanced search, use:
Nursing interventions MM AND diabetes MW (MM=Exact Major Subject Heading: MW=Word in Subject Heading)


  • To retrieve only full-text artices, under "Refine" check "Full-text."
  • To retrieve recent articles, specify a date range.