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Geriatric Medicine: Evidence-Based Practice

This guide will help you locate and use geriatric medicine information resources from the School of Medicine Library, the UofSC University Libraries, and beyond.

Practice Guidelines

Remote Access

You can access the Library's electronic resources from anywhere!

To use your SOM credentials, click "School of Medicine Columbia Users," and enter your Microsoft/Outlook/SOM Network account username and password.

If you do not know your Microsoft Network Login, then please contact the Office of Information Technology at 545-5100.

Remote Access Tutorial 

Remote Access FAQ

Evidence-Based Practice

EBM Tutorials

Several online tutorials are available that provide an overview of an e-resource and can help you improve your searching skills.

Evidence-Based Medicine Resources Tutorial

PubMed: Clinical Queries 

PubMed: Article Type Filters


Finding Practice Guidelines in PubMed

After running your search in PubMed, you can apply the Practice Guideline filter to your search results.

There are some Article Types filters on the left side of your PubMed search results screen. Practice Guidelines are not an option by default, so you need to add Practice Guidelines.

1. Select the Additional Filters button.

PubMed Additional Filters button


2. Select the checkbox for Practice Guidelines, the click the Show button.

PubMed Show Button

3. Practice Guidelines now appears as an option under Article Types. Select Practice Guidelines to apply it to your search results.

PubMed Practice Guidelines

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