How to practice EBP: Finding the Evidence. September 2010 16th Oxford Workshop in Teaching Evidence-based Practice . Session objectives. Formulate an answerable question Do a quick search on TRIP Turn a focussed question into a search strategy
16th Oxford Workshop in Teaching Evidence-based Practice
Patient / Problem / Population
Tom, a smoker of 20 years goes to his GP to ask for help with stopping smoking. He’s tried various methods in the past but nothing has worked so far, so asks the GP whether acupuncture might be a good option.
Is acupuncture effective as a smoking cessation technique?
Using OR then ANDto broaden then focus the search
Smoking or tobacco – either term can be present
Smoking and acupuncture – both terms must be present