Topic 1: Defining Internal and External Evidence
- Discuss the difference between external and internal evidence as it relates to your PICOT search strategy.
- Address the strengths and weaknesses of searching in a databank versus a web-based search engine. You must use two databanks mentioned in the text.
Please see the Discussion Board grading rubric on the Course Home.
Topic 2: Database Choice for Your PICOT Question
Repost your PICOT question and then summarize the following for peer and instructor feedback;
- What databases did you explore? (must list a minimum of three)
- Based on your PICOT question, what is the database that you have selected to use? Elaborate on your choice, providing example of the levels of evidence available for your PICOT question in the database.