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Exercises in using PICO terms to create an effective search strategy, including Boolean operators and thesaurus (MeSH) searching.

  • Format Lessons, Texts, Videos
  • Language/s English
  • Target Audience Further education
  • EBM Stage 2 - Finding the evidence
  • Duration >15 mins
  • Difficulty Introductory

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Using PICO terms to create an effective search strategy, including Boolean operators and thesaurus (MeSH) searching.

Examples use PubMed and CINAHL.

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Julie Tilson 22:40pm Thu 01 Nov 2018

Links to good quality videos from different databases (e.g. PubMed, CINAHL). Several options to branch off and explore topics more deeply.