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Searching for scientific information: Medical Sciences: Introduction




This tutorial will introduce you to the skills and techniques you can use to effectively search for evidence for research and professional practice. 

Work through each section using the menu tabs above, or the next button at the bottom of the page.

There will be activities for you to complete as you go so that you can learn by doing and self test your learning. 

By completing this tutorial you will be able to:

  • Understand the key steps in evidence-based practice
  • Identify different study designs you may encounter in the literature
  • Understand how different types of research questions influence where you look for information
  • Narrow the focus of a search enquiry to find relevant results

In the scheduled hands-on workshop, you'll have the opportunity to apply your learning to help identify evidence for a specific scenario.



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