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Author De BrĂșn, Caroline.

Title Searching skills toolkit : finding the evidence / Caroline De BrĂșn, Nicola Pearce-Smith.

Published Hoboken : Wiley, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description 1 online resource (vii, 147 pages) : illustrations
Series EBMT-EBM toolkit series
EBM toolkit series.
Contents Where to start -- Clinical information: sources -- Searching the Internet -- Formulating searchable questions -- Building a search strategy -- Free text and thesaurus searching -- Searching healthcare databases -- Refining search results -- Saving citations -- Citation pearl searching -- Quality improvement and value: sources -- Patient information: sources -- Critical appraisal -- Glossary of terms -- Appendix 1: Ten tips for effective searching -- Appendix 2: Teaching resources -- Record your favourite resources.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Searching Skills Toolkit is an expert guide to help you find the clinical evidence you need more easily and effectively. Clearly presented with useful tips and advice, flow charts, diagrams and real-life clinical scenarios, it shows the best methods for finding quality evidence. From deciding where to start, to building a search strategy, refining results and critical appraisal, it is a step-by-step guide to the process of finding healthcare evidence, and is designed for use by all health and social care professionals. This second edition has been expanded with.
Other author Pearce-Smith, Nicola.
Subject Systematic reviews (Medical research) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Database searching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Evidence-based medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
ISBN 9781118463093 (electronic bk.)
1118463099 (electronic bk.)
9781118463123 (electronic bk.)
1118463129 (electronic bk.)
1306118522 (ebk.)
9781306118521 (ebk.)

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