Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) is defined as: "The conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients." (Sackett, Straus, Richardson, Rosenberg, & Haynes, 2000).
Searching PubMed and filtering for best evidence can be done by applying categorical limits to your PubMed searches, or by using the pre-formulated filters: Clinical Queries, and Special Queries.
Filter (or apply LIMITS) to your search results to:
Preformulated LIMITS have been created to assist you in filtering results:
Set up your own filters in My NCBI. (First read about setting up your "MY NCBI" account.)
Access PubMed Clinical Queries -- Choose Clinical Queries from the center column, Tools
To find citations using the Clinical Study Category: