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Utilization of the PICO framework to improve searching PubMed for clinical questions

  • Connie Schardt1,
  • Martha B Adams2,
  • Thomas Owens3,
  • Sheri Keitz4 and
  • Paul Fontelo5Email author
Contributed equally
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making20077:16

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6947-7-16

Received: 15 February 2007

Accepted: 15 June 2007

Published: 15 June 2007

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Original Submission
15 Feb 2007 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Mar 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Enrico Coiera
7 Mar 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pamela Royle
14 Mar 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ann McKibbon
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
20 Apr 2007 Author responded Author comments - Paul Fontelo
Resubmission - Version 4
20 Apr 2007 Submitted Manuscript version 4
1 May 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ann McKibbon
3 May 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pamela Royle
11 May 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Enrico Coiera
25 May 2007 Author responded Author comments - Paul Fontelo
Resubmission - Version 5
25 May 2007 Submitted Manuscript version 5
26 May 2007 Author responded Author comments - Paul Fontelo
Resubmission - Version 6
26 May 2007 Submitted Manuscript version 6
11 Jun 2007 Author responded Author comments - Paul Fontelo
Resubmission - Version 7
11 Jun 2007 Submitted Manuscript version 7
Publishing
15 Jun 2007 Editorially accepted
15 Jun 2007 Article published 10.1186/1472-6947-7-16

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Medical Center Library, Duke University
(2)
Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
(3)
Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
(4)
Department of Medicine (111), Miami VAMC
(5)
National Library of Medicine

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