Please review the following content prior to our class together Tuesday, Sept 12th @ 8 AM PST: Medline (Ovid) - ~20 minutes of videos: Play all videos This content will be used in class for a graded quiz at the beginning of class and also for FNH 398 Assignment 1.
Wednesday, Sept 13th 2:00 - 3:30 pm via Zoom. Create an Ovid Medline account. Try searching. Save your search. Bring your questions to the tutorial!
Recommended: use the Medline Guided Exercise to build your search ,
Answer: No. Often, you will simply search for the P & I, or P & O. Depending on the amount of literature, you may find that your results are too small if you search for P, I and O.
Answer: There is some flexibility in your PICO - e.g. your friend may be a senior citizen, or pregnant, however you PICO should be based on the general scenario that has been provided.
From the Assignment, "Using the scenario below as a guide, develop a clear question following the PICO framework. You do not need to include all of the components of the scenario in your PICO question; rather use this scenario to inspire a specific, searchable, and focused question. You can choose which age group, gender, life course stage (i.e. pregnant, breastfeeding, adult, senior) that is of interest for your hypothetical patient/population. There are more than one “correct” PICO questions that can emerge from this scenario, so keep your question clear and focused.
Scenario: : Your friend is concerned about becoming too stressed during the school year and has heard that certain micronutrient supplements, including vitamin D, B vitamins, or iron may help improve their mental wellbeing. Your friend wants to know whether they should consider taking one of these.
To find 0 to 1 character e.g. vitamin B, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, etc., use the ? symbol. e.g. Vitamin B? rather than the * symbol, since the * symbol will retrieve other words starting with b. Additionally, please note to find vitamin B12, you need to use two symbols e.g. vitamin b??
See: https://wiki.ubc.ca/Library:Truncation_and_Wildcard_Symbols for more guidance on truncation symbols