Searching for EBP articles versus general searching

  1. Introduce and describe a clinical problem and gap in care that could be addressed with evidence-based practice. (15 points)
  2. State a PICO question (best to use intervention format) that can be used to search for evidence to address this question. (15 points)
  3. Describe each of the PICO components (P,I,C,O) for the question. (20 points)
  4. Describe at least three search terms with the main key words used for each term to begin your search (15 points)
  5. Describe what databases you used in the search and why you used them. Must indicate at least 3 different ones. (10 points)
  6. Discuss results achieved – both numbers and types of research articles obtained with your search in each database and with different strategies. (15 points)
  7. Discuss what you learned about searching for EBP articles versus general searching. (10 points)

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