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MLSC 6003: Evidence-Based Practice in Medical Laboratory Science: Home

Major Steps in a Search

  1. Create a well-defined question [using PICO]
  2. Translate PICO into a search strategy:
    • Brainstorm and gather synonyms
    • Construct the search strategy
  3. Select database(s)
  4. Tailor search strategy to database(s)
  5. Save search & export results to reference manager

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