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Physician Assistants: PubMed Search - EBM

PICO: PubMed Search Terms

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PICO Example Search Terms: PubMed [MeSH]
PICO
Patient

IV drug user
Endocarditis
Adult

Substance Abuse, Intravenous
Endocarditis
Apply Filters: Ages  ‘Adult: 19-44 years’

Intervention

Antibiotics
Oral

Anti-Bacterial Agents
Administration, Oral

Comparison Antibiotics
Intravenous
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Administration, Intravenous
Outcome Any [Leave Blank]

Bonus: Try the search in MEDLINE or Scopus Databases

Search Strategy: MeSH
"Substance Abuse, Intravenous"[Mesh] AND "Endocarditis"[Mesh] AND "Anti-Bacterial Agents"[Mesh]
ADD FILTERS: Ages [Adult] AND Languages [English]

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