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Nursing Reference Guide

This guide contains nursing resources and information. Links below provide a starting place for your nursing research project.

Useful Evidence Based websites

Useful Links for PICO/Evidence Based searches:

P = Patient, Population, and/or Problem


I = Intervention

C = Comparison

= Outcome

T = Type of Study or concept of time

OVID PICO Resource Center - This tool guides the user through breaking research topic into basic data points which become the elements of the PICO question.

Search MEDLINE/PubMed via PICO with Spelling Checker

Cochrane Library Search Functionality  

How to Read a paper: the basics of evidence based medicine.

How to search a PICO question in PubMed

My NCBI Account

How do I save searches and citations using My NCBI in PubMed?

Watch this NLM Tutorial


MeSH Medican Subject Headings