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1

What are the 5 As

Ask
Align
Acquire
Appraise
Apply

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What is ask

How to ask clinical questions in a focused way so evidence can be found

3

What is align/acquire

How to search for and retrieve evidence

4

What is appraise

Critically appraise the evidence to the patient treatment/care

5

What is apply

To apply all the evidence to the patients treatment/care

6

What is reflection

Can i do things differently next time

7

What is evidence

The available body of facts or information to show whether a belief or statement is true or valid

8

What do you have to think when looking for evidence

Where would you go to find evidence and what have you got to back it up
How reliable is it
Are all answers similar

9

What is peer review

When a researcher finished their work it is looked over by other scientists

10

What do peer reviewers do

Comment on the validity of the study
Judge importance and originality
Decide whether the paper should be published

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What are the issues with peer review

Corruption
Can’t prevent fraud, plagiarism or duplication
Quality of the review
Time consuming

12

What makes bad research

Not needed, no more research required
Poor design
Poorly reported
Not reported

13

What does PICO stand for

Population
Intervention
Comparison
Outcome

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What does population mean in PICO

How would i describe a group of patients similar to this one

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What does intervention mean in PICO

What is being done to the patient

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What does comparison mean in PICO

What are we comparing to

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What does outcome mean in PICO

Desired or undesired