Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

COVID-19 Updates

The Learning Commons is open by appointment. Please request an appointment to use the physical space.


Evidence-based Practice

Answer basic questions to improve your practice.

Level 5. Synopses of Studies

"...the synopsis of a single study provides a brief, but often sufficiently detailed, summary of a high-quality study that can inform clinical practice" (DiCenso et al., 2009)

The following databases provide both synopses of studies (Level 5) and synopses of syntheses (Level 3)

Level 5 example (from ACP Journal Club) - see Level 6 example for the study that is synopsized here