Step 1 – Search for your Patient/Population/Problem (24:43) This video provides additional details on keywords and subject headings that you may find useful for Steps 2-4. To jump directly to that portion of the video, click here.
Step 2 – Search for your Intervention/Issue/Variable of Interest (09:22)
Step 3 – Search for your Comparison, if necessary (10:43)
Step 4 – Search for your Outcome (08:52)
Step 5 – Combine Searches from Steps 1-4 and Apply Limits (11:27)
Step 6 – Insert Image of Search History into Worksheet (05:55)
Schmidt, N.A., & Brown, J.M. (2019). Evidence-based practice for nurses (4th ed.). Jones & Bartlett: Burlington, MA
This LibGuide has been designed to help you achieve the following competencies in NURS 4610:
Competency 6 Locate Scientific Evidence
Formulate a PICOT question and use approved electronic resources to locate scientific evidence.
Competency 7 Appraise Scientific Evidence
Conduct critical appraisals of three published sources of scientific evidence (AKA research articles) to determine their strength and applicability to clinical practice.
Competency 8 Synthesize Scientific Evidence
Integrate evidence gathered from external sources to plan evidence-based practice changes.