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Finding Evidence Based Information

 

  Therapy Diagnosis Screening Prognosis
PubMed Terms*
  • Disease +Therapy
  • Limit by publication type to "Randomized Controlled Trial" or "Meta-Analysis"
  • Apply other appropriate limits
  • Disease + Test + Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Apply other appropriate limits
  • Disease + Test + Mass Screening
OR
  • Limit by pulication type to "Practice Guideline"
  • Prognostic Factor + Outcome + Any of the following::
  • Prognosis
  • Disease Progression
  • Mortality
  • Morbidity
  • Risk
  • Cohort Studies
  • Follow-up Studies
Other Sources
Follow up on these resources by finding the original article in PubMed , selecting the link for "Related Articles" and sorting the results by Publication Date to find the most recent papers on the subject.
Data
  • ARR
  • NNT
  • RRR
  • CI
  • LR+
  • LR-
  • CI
  • Sensitivity
  • False Positives
  • Prevalence
  • CI
  • Survivial Curve
  • Hazard Ratios
  • Odds Ratios
  • CI

*Articles related to Therapy, Diagnosis or Prognosis may be found using the Clinical Queries function in PubMed. This brief guide is a supplement to the the full Evidence-Based Medicine Tutorial .