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Search Strategies for Nursing

This guide will show you different ways to search to find the most relevant results.

Define Your Problem

There is more than one way to define your problem so that you may form a search strategy.  The first way is the PICO Method (method 1) which helps you form a research question.  Another way is to identify the key issues of the topic you are interested in exploring and then build your search around them (method 2).  Scroll down the page to view tutorial content.

Method 1:  How to Use the PICO Method to Form a Clinical Question

Method 2:  Identifying Key Concepts