Research Resources

Online Resources

Cochrane Online Course on Evidence Based Medicine
The Cochrane Collaboration offers a free online course covering the basics of evidence based medicine.

The Birth Facts
Online collection of links to studies and abstracts organized by topic.

Evidence Based Birth
Great site with practice bulletins, online courses and other great info.

Evidence Based Birth video tutorial

Understanding Research: An Overview For Health Professionals – free online course through Coursera

Understanding Clinical Research: Behind the Statistics – free online course through Coursera

Birth By the Numbers – great short videos that can help you understand some of the statistical trends in childbirth.


Research Books

Introduction to Research for Midwives by Colin Rees ISBN: 0-7506-5351-5

How to Read a Paper by Trisha Greenhalgh ISBN: 1-4051-3976-5

Introduction to Research: Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies by Elizabeth DePoy and Laura Gitlin ISBN: 978-0-323-02853-0

Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics by Neil J. Salkind ISBN: 978-1-4129-7102-7