RCVS Knowledge Library staff

Free library support for authors of Knowledge Summaries

If you are thinking about writing a Knowledge Summary but wondering how to identify and get hold of the full text of relevant articles on your chosen topic help is at hand! The Library & Information Services team will work with you to identify the key search terms for each element of your PICO question […]

Veterinary Evidence Goes Audio

Finding the main points and conclusions of a paper can be challenging and time consuming for busy clinicians, especially when you have a patient in your practice and want to know what the current best evidence relating to their condition is. This is why we are introducing Audio Summaries of our popular Knowledge Summaries. These […]

Equine PICOs

Earlier this year we updated you on our Prioritisation Project. The PICO questions submitted by you, and ranked by delegates at our 2016 Veterinary Evidence Today conference were then placed online. We have received a great response from the veterinary community wanting to get involved by picking a PICO and answering it as a Knowledge […]

Prioritisation Project

Prioritisation project

It is RCVS Knowledge’s aim to promote and support an evidence based approach to Veterinary Medicine in the UK and internationally.  To help achieve this aim RCVS Knowledge introduced Knowledge Summaries, which encourage and assist in the development of Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine (EBVM) by reviewing relevant and current literature. These are then submitted to our […]

Beaumont House memorial

Looking forwards, looking back – a Beaumont connection

In the grounds of Beaumont Estate, Windsor, now a hotel & conference centre where EBVM 2014 will be held on 23-24 October,  is an imposing war memorial designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott .  The memorial, unveiled in November 1921, commemorates pupils of Beaumont College – the Jesuit School which operated on the site until […]

Close up from portrait of William Hunting

The importance of evidence

Recently I have attended two events:  the Trust organised symposium on Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine (EBVM)* The sceptical vet: eminence or evidence? and the 50th anniversary meeting of the Veterinary History Society (VHS) The EBVM event was the first time in the UK that such a large group of people, from all sectors of the profession, had […]