Systematic searching in Embase: using PICO to identify relevant results

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Xuanyan Xu

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*Rescheduled: due to the technical issues on Monday, Feb 26. The following webinar has been rescheduled to Monday, Mar 5. We appologoze for any inconvenience and welcome you to join us for the live broadcasting.* This is an introductionary webinar on searching the medical literature to answer clinical questions, with a focus on PICO Search Strategies. The PICO (Patient, Intervention, Comparator/Control, Outcome) process is a technique used in evidence-based practice to frame and answer a clinical question. The PICO framework is also used to develop literature search strategies. In this webinar, Embase solution marketing manager Xuanyan Xu will discuss: - The basics of systematic review and guideline making - The concepts that form a PICO search strategy - How to use PICO search form in Embase to build effective searches About Embase Embase is a highly versatile, multipurpose and up-to-date biomedical database. It covers the most important international biomedical literature from 1947 to the present day and all articles are indexed in depth using Elsevier's Life Science thesaurus Embase Indexing and Emtree®. The entire database is also conveniently available on multiple platforms. Ready to take the next step? Get started with this introductory webinar.

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