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Foreground :: Background Questions
--general knowledge (What is MRSA?)
--basic information (What are the 8 blood types?)
--not needed to make a clinical decision
textbooks, handbooks, encyclopedias, etc.
--requires PICO elements;
--use advanced search skills
--necessary for decision making
--will fall into one of 4 categories:
therapy, diagnosis, prognosis, etiology
databases with specialized search options