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EBHC pyramid 5.0 for accessing preappraised evidence and guidance
  1. Brian S Alper1,2,
  2. R Brian Haynes3
  1. 1DynaMed, EBSCO Health, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
  2. 2University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA
  3. 3McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  1. Correspondence to : Dr Brian S Alper
    , DynaMed, EBSCO Health, 10 Estes Street, Ipswich, MA 01938, USA; balper{at}ebsco.com

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The 6S pyramid has provided a conceptual framework for searching information resources for evidence-based healthcare (EBHC) and is used in medical education and clinical informatics applications. This model has evolved into EBHC pyramid 5.0 which adds systematically derived recommendations as a major type of information and simplifies the overall framework to five major layers of information types.

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The 6S pyramid has provided a conceptual framework for searching information resources for evidence-based healthcare (EBHC) and is used in medical education and clinical informatics applications. This model has evolved into EBHC pyramid 5.0 which adds systematically derived recommendations as a major type of information and simplifies the overall framework to five major layers of information types.

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