Finding Evidence-Based Results in PubMed
To explore PubMed features that facilitates and informs evidence-based research, by identifying the best information available in clinical research areas. This approach will use study characteristics (i.e.: research design and methods) and reviews (including systematic reviews) of the current literature. In achieving this, it will focus on essential vocabulary used to describe study characteristics, clinical queries (clinical study categories), systematic reviews and comparative effectiveness Research (CER) searches. This one-hour class is designed for users having a specific advanced research or health policy interest.
- Study Characteristics (10 min)
- Research Design
- Methods Reviews (25 min)
- Various Subset Strategies
- Systematic Reviews
- Clinical Queries (25 min)
Handouts and Brochure PDF
Upon successful completion of this class, each participant will receive 2 or 3 hours of continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association. Certificates will be delivered through the mail at a later date.
Southeastern Atlantic Region
Sheila Snow-Croft, Public Health Coordinator, 1(410)706-0099, 1(410)706-2855
PJ Grier, Outreach/Access Coordinator, NN/LM, SE/A Region