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Practical search skills to support Evidence Based Practice and Research

To develop skills to find the best evidence Please bring your own device (laptop or tablet). Phones are not suitable.

By SVUH Library & Information Service

When and where

Date and time

Tue, 28 Mar 2023 10:00 - 11:30 IST


St. Vincent's University Hospital Elm Park D04 T6F4 Dublin 4 Ireland

About this event

Venue Seminar Room, Education & Research Centre

Format Hands-on “Bring your own device” workshop

Objective To develop skills to find the best evidence for practice and research


  1. Introduction (5 minutes)
  2. Outline agenda and pre-session assessment (5 minutes)
  3. Developing a well-structured clinical question including groupwork practical example (PICO model) (20 minutes)
  4. Constructing a search using CINHAL (30 minutes)
    • Identifying search terms
    • Using Index Terms
    • Using Advanced Search
    • Boolean operators
    • Limiters
    • Filters
  5. Practical: developing a search strategy (25 minutes)

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