EBP Education Center of Excellence: Asking Clinical Questions

Resources for faculty, librarians, students and health care professionals interested in learning about evidence-based practice.

Asking Clinical Questions

Allan GM, Ma V, Aaron S, Vandermeer B, Manca D, Korownyk C.
Residents' clinical questions: how are they answered and are the answers helpful?
Can Fam Physician. 2012 Jun;58(6):e344-51.
PubMed PMID: 22700742; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC3374707.

Horsley T, O'Neill J, McGowan J, Perrier L, Kane G, Campbell C.
Interventions to improve question formulation in professional practice and self-directed learning.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010 May 12;5:CD007335. Review.
PubMed PMID: 20464753.

Eldredge JD, Carr R, Broudy D, Voorhees RE.
The effect of training on question formulation among public health practitioners: results from a randomized controlled trial.
J Med Libr Assoc. 2008 Oct;96(4):299-309.
PubMed PMID:18974808; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2568834.

Harvey RJ.
Systematic review as a primer rather than endpoint for clinical research: the training perspective.
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Oct;137(4 Suppl):S66-8. Review.
PMID: 17894950

Beitz JM.
Writing the researchable question.
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2006 Mar-Apr;33(2):122-4.
PMID: 16572009