Finding the Evidence

Searching the literature for the best available evidence from systematic research.

Finding the Evidence

Finding the evidence is the second step in evidence-based practice, after formulating a clearly focused clinical question.

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Finding the Evidence 1 - Using PICO to formulate a search question

A mini tutorial on finding the evidence provided by Neal Thurley and Owen Coxall who regularly tutor on CEBM courses. It is recommended that you watch them in order.

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Finding the evidence 2 - Turning search terms into a search strategy

This mini tutorial shows you how to convert your search question into a search strategy that will work on any bibliographic database.

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Study Designs

This short article gives a brief guide to the different study types and a comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of study.

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Searching exercise "warm-up"

This exercise is designed to walk you through the process of going from your “PICO” question to the steps of a rapid search for the evidence.

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