When you start searching, you'll need to decide a few things:
1) Which database to use (see Finding Articles)
2) What words to type in
Use the links below to help you format your search in a way the databases can understand. Remember, when you search, you are talking to a computer.
The PICOT method allows you to construct a research question and identify keywords easily.
P= Patient/ Population
I = Intervention
O = Outcome
T = Time
Use each one of these elements as your search terms, then change them as necessary.
Sometimes if you can't think of other words, a subject heading can help.