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Evidence Based Practice: Finding the Evidence?

Finding Evidence-Based Information Resources

The following databases include tools that allow you to narrow your search to evidence-based information resources. The short descriptions beneath each database explain how to do this.

Health Databases

You can search the following databases to find journal articles. Each database has an option to limit search results to evidence based practice.

Web Resources

PICO

When searching for answers to foreground questions, the recommended framework for structuring your search is PICO.  PICO stands for:

Patient

Intervention or Exposure

Comparison Intervention (frequently the comparison may be to take no action)

Outcome

Read more about PICO

Joanna Briggs Institute EBP

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