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How to turn a PICO question into a Search? (5.22 mins)

This video shows the way to turn a PICO question into a search in 5 steps.

Step 1: Identify the main elements of the question 

Step 2: Translate the question into the PICO framework

Step 3: Identify primary search terms from the PICO

Step 4: Think about the synonyms for the search terms

Step 5: Link up the synonyms and the PICO terms

Medical Database Guides

This guide introduces the major medical databases which we have subscribed to in The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library.

Major Databases: