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If you were to search PubMed for original research to answer your question, describe the search strategy you might use. Be as specific as you can about topics, keywords, and search categories (fields) you would use.  Explain your rationale.  Describe how you might limit your search. How would you determine which results were the most relevant and best quality? How might you obtain access to full text?



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John Smith

John Smith

John Smith
John Smith

Answered Sep 08, 2016

Describe where you would find the link for pubmed (nuhs lrc databases page - why? so that the ip address is recognized for access to subscriptions or web address (possibly google pubmed. (1 pt)what are the key words you would use? (1 - 3 pt) would you need to use mesh to focus any particular topics or key words? (1 pt) how would you use mesh (extra credit!)are any boolean or other techniques used?limits (at least 2 should be considered) might include language, humans, age range, gender, type of study, type of journals and date range to include (such as complementary medicine). (2 pt for describing 2 limits with 0.5 pts for each extra limit). refers to pico, (0.5) jtass title, site, summary for relevance (0.5), journal, authors, methods and statistics in summary for quality (1 pt); describes how to use database tools (links) to find quality information; may mention indexed in medline for quality indicator (1 pt)access full text through publishers icons, possibly using the nuhs passwords list or through the linkout link and selecting publisher, ebscohost and ovid links. (1 pt)9-10 pts - expert8 pts - strong, experienced user (must include 2 pico terms, 2 limits, pico + jtass relevance, jtass quality and access method6 - passible - must contain 2 pico key words, 1 limit, relevance and quality rationale, and access method - not free full text4 - weak - for example 1 pico element, no specific limits or rationale, incomplete or no relevance or quality rationale0-2 may indicate 1 or 2 key words, no use or use of 1-2 limits without explanation, mentions pico or jtass without explanation of which characteristics indicate relevance or quality.
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