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PICO is often used to create a searchable question. It stands for:
Patient or problem
Comparison (if any)
You may find it useful to use the following worksheet to construct a searchable question.
What is Evidence-Based Practice?
Evidence based practice is the combining of clinical expertise, patient values, and the best research evidence together to develop the best health care possible.
Evidence-Based Practice Help Sheets
Keyword Searching Tips & tricks
This handout contains tips and tricks for conducting effective keyword searches.
This handout will provide instructions for applying limits to searches run in MEDLINE via PubMed, MEDLINE via Ovid, CINAHL, and PsycInfo
Evidence-Based Practice Databases
To see a list of recommended resources for finding evidence-based literature, visit the Evidence-Based Practice databases page.