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Searching Health Sciences Literature

Learn how to create a searchable question to find and access literature to help answer your clinical question.

Getting Started

This guide will help you find and access research to help answer your clinical question. 

FOREGROUND QUESTIONS

A foreground question addresses clinical decision-making. The clinician asks a foreground question when there are two or more competing options and must make a clinical decision. The level of prior knowledge with the topic must be greater to be able to pose this type of question. (Booth, 2006)

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