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