Research on Evidence-Based Care: Classification of Resources

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A. Classification of the resources The first and the fourth sources fall under the filtered resources. Such resources usually look at the quality of a given study and often make recommendations for practice. These are summaries and analyses of the evidences that are sourced from the primary sources (Curtin University, 2013). The first resource is specific on the subject of diagnosis and treatment of acute otitis media and the third as well is specific on the treatment of acute otitis media. These resources give the particular information relating to the subject based on the various primary findings and evidence based information that had there before gathered from the daily operations within the clinics. The second and third sources are unfiltered sources of information. This category of sources usually consist of large pools of information or vast databases covering a relatively wider scope that the filtered sources. The second resource here gives information on the causative pathogens, the antibiotic resistance as well as on therapeutic considerations in acute otitis media. This covers quite a large section on the disease and the same applies to the third resource which presents the various diagnosis methods that are used in the general diagnosis of the ear, nose and throat and not filtering it down to one specific part of the body or type of diagnosis. The fifth source here can be categorized as general source of information. These sources usually help in finding

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