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School of Dentistry: Evidence-Based Practice: INTD 6010

PICO EXAMPLES TO SEARCH

Exercise 1: Clinical Question: Please access the Search Cheat Sheet and Google Advanced Sheet during class

Are teenagers with cystic fibrosis more likely to suffer from decay?

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Search in both PubMed & TRIP : search using the "add" feature, Search using "OR" : adolescents OR teen*

Use the filters on the left hand side to see how these change your results

Click a title to enter the abstract view of an article and look at the right side of the screen.  What additional features are now present?

Create an alert in PubMed for a compound search

Exercise 2: PubMed Health

"Vaping"     : synonyms?

  • Find patient information on "cessation of smoking"
  • Find information on how tobacco affects the brain

Exercise 3: PubMed: Clinical Queries & CATs database

  • Find a CAT published on the topic of: "titanium ions and peri-implantitis"
  • repeat this query using TRIP database  :  *compare results?  What did you notice? How will this change way you search in the future?