Pediatric Residents: EBM Review and Practice

Provides specialty based search examples for practicing the EBM steps related to asking clinical questions and acquiring evidence.

Patient Scenario

Do glucocorticoids, alone or combined with bronchodilators, show or provide benefit to children with acute viral bronchiolitis?  Does the use of glucocorticoids have any effect on admission or hospital stay length?

Worksheet (with tips!)

Download the worksheet (with tips!) to guide your practice of:

  • using PICOTT to analyze the scenario;
  • planning, executing and revising a PubMed search;
  • and selecting the highest quality evidence to inform your patient care.

Answers:

Open to check your PICOTT analysis of the scenario.

Open to check your PubMed search.

Open to see the article references selected from a search on May 5, 2015.

 

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