Answering clinical questions.

  title={Answering clinical questions.},
  author={M. Lee Chambliss and Jerome Conley},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  volume={43 2},
BACKGROUND Physicians often have unanswered clinical questions. The purpose of this study was to determine how often the answers to these questions can be found in the medical literature. METHODS We collected unanswered clinical questions from family physicians at the end of clinical half-days. The authors and medical librarians then used textbooks and MEDLINE to find answers to each question. We returned to the physicians one to five selected references for each question. Each physician… CONTINUE READING