Sackett D, Straus S; for Firm A of the Nuffield Department of Medicine (1998)

Finding and applying evidence during clinical rounds: the "Evidence Cart". JAMA 280:1336-1338.
This study reports the use of a mobile "Evidence Cart" to access the best available evidence from systematic research during hospital rounds in support of patient care and clinical teaching.

Key passage(s)


Whole article

Other material(s)

The Evidence Cart

The Evidence Cart


The editors are grateful to:

JAMA for allowing the James Lind Library to link to this and other articles of historical relevance (email to Iain Chalmers from Annette Flanagin, 29 August 2014).

JLL Book of EssaysHave you read the James Lind Library's Introduction to Fair Tests of Treatments?

We have edited, updated and abridged all of the Essays from the Library for 2019, and lavishly illustrated them with examples from the history of fair tests of treatments.  Share and enjoy!

Download the PDF