"Evidence based [nursing] practice is the integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values to facilitate clinical decision-making"
Saackett, D.L. , Strauss, S.E., Richardson, W.S. et al. Evidence-based medicine: How to practice and teach EBM. Londo: Churchill-Livingstone, 2000.
Step 1. Start with PICO
Step 2. Develop the question
Step 3. The 5 S's - what types of publications to consider
Step 4. Keyword vs subject heading searching
Step 4. Which databases to choose ?
Step 5. Do the searching
Step 6. Use various strategies