In order to search the literature effectively, you must construct a searchable question. This will not necessarily be the same as your research question. You may need to formulate multiple searchable questions in order to provide the necessary background for clinical research or a structured literature review. A clinical research question tests a hypothesis and finds it valid or invalid. A literature search question:
Literature search questions can be structured in many ways depending upon the type of question and what the searcher hopes to identify in the existing literature.
Research Strategy Schema
Research classifications (based on objective of research):
*Clinical research is often a hybrid of both basic and applied science.
The research question dictates: