Evidence-based medicine matters

LDA exists because current UK guidance for Lyme disease diagnosis and treatment is NOT evidence based.

Everyone needs to be careful about what they read in newspapers, magazines and on the internet.

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Finding Technical Lyme Articles

PubMed – A service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 15 million citations from MEDLINE and additional life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950’s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources. Help on how to use PubMed

PubMed Central – A digital archive of life sciences journal literature. PMC provides free and unrestricted access to the full text of over 160 life sciences journals, with more to come.

Google Scholar – Search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research.

Trip Database – a clinical search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice

Scirus – A comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet. Driven by the latest search engine technology, Scirus searches over 200 million science-specific Web pages

British Library Direct – Making the world’s intellectual, scientific and cultural heritage accessible, and to bring the collections of the British Library to everyone – at work, school, college or home.

BioInfoBank Library – The main objective of the service is to facilitate fast and convenient publication of research results.

PLoS Medicine – Public Library of Science Medicine believes that medical research is an international public resource. The journal provides an open-access venue for important, peer-reviewed advances in all disciplines.

Directory of Open Access Journals – The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. The journal must exercise peer-review or editorial quality control to be included.