EBC I - Literature Searching Assignment
The mother of a 9 year-old boy wants you to see her son in the clinic as a new patient
because he has been experiencing enuresis (bedwetting). It is your first week in the clinic
treating out-patients and you
Checklist for Evaluating a Research Report
Overall grade: A B C D F
1. Is the title concisely stated?
2. Does the title convey the content of the study?
1. Is the problem significant?
2. Is the problem clearly and completely f
Distinguishing between popular magazines,
trade magazines, and scholarly journals
people working in the field researchers/academics
Journal of the American Chiropractic Association
The Responsibility of Our Profession
Ronald J. Feise, DC
Institute of Evidence-Based Chiropractic
As members of a mature profession, we have three prim
A History of
Johnson, Greene & Keating
Science? What Science?
In the 1920's through the 1960's there
were many unpublished or non-peer
"Science" and "Research" were used in
A literature search identifies relevant
information sources that are used to
answer clinical questions
The objective of
Primarily to find journal articles
Other useful sources:
Books, conference proceedings