Acquiring evidence-tips for effective literature searching.


Formulate the Question Well-built clinical questions are constructed using PICO format. The key is to start with the most basic question. More facets can always be added if necessary. In this example: P (Patient/Disease)—Arthritis Are the age, sex and menopausal status of the patient of primary importance? Probably not, so leave it out for now. I… (More)


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