Guides for Veterinary Students, Faculty, Staff
To support learning to search for evidence effectively, an AVMA clinical competency 9:
"Searching effectively for and critically appraising evidence applicable to clinical and diagnostic cases"
WHY LEARN TO SEARCH EFFECTIVELY FOR BEST AVAILABLE EVIDENCE?
Because veterinary students are evaluated on searching effectively
See "AVMA Competency 9: Appreciation for role of research (searches effectively for evidence
applicable to clinical and diagnostic cases)" on UT CVM ABLE rubric--PDF here:
Other reasons to learn to search effectively for evidence:
HOW WILL SEARCHING EFFECTIVELY FOR BEST AVAILABLE EVIDENCE HELP ME IN PRACTICE?
- Dr. Ron Larson Quote
- Peter Cockcroft on Knowledge Mobilisation
- Inspirational Videos
- Dr. B. McKenzie JAVMA Commentary
- Dr. K. Brueninger TVP Editorial
“In an age of misinformation, evidence is a competitive advantage.”
~ Dr. Ron Larson, Kansas State CVM, featured speaker at UT CVM CE conference 2015
2016 editorial in Today's Veterinary Practice by Kirk J. Breuninger, VMD, MPH
Conclusion: "Thoughtful integration of new evidence into practice decision-making can support effective communication between veterinary professionals and clients, while at the same time continually improving the quality of veterinary medicine."
Acquire: searching effectively is one of 5 key skills of Evidence-based veterinary medicine practice
ASK: Asking an answerable clinical question
Below is work sheet with a veterinary example and blank worksheet to help you format and document your PICO to prepare for searching.
ACQUIRE: List of databases to search for veterinary evidence
Suggested list of all databases to search for veterinary clinical questions.
Tip: Develop your own list of databases based on your practice focus, access to databases, and experience searching for evidence.
ACQUIRE Tutorials: how to search for evidence
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