Background questions, ask about general knowledge about a disorder or topic. This search begins to locate general knowledge about a topic.
Background/overview information may be found in sources such as
Using a library catalog like KOHA can be a good starting point for locating books, reference books, and electronic reference tools.
When searching, take notice of the SUBJECT terms that are described in the results in the full library record.
Background information may also be located in electronic tools that aggregate texts, references, drug monographs, and more. Below are a few examples. "Point of care" tools, syntheses and summaries are used by busy clinicians who need disease, drug, and best practice information in the clinical setting.