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

By: De Brún, Caroline.
Contributor(s): Pearce-Smith, Nicola.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: EBM toolkit series: Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2014Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (vii, 147 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118463093; 1118463099; 9781118463123; 1118463129; 1118463137; 9781118463130.Subject(s): Systematic reviews (Medical research) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Database searching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Evidence-based medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Information Storage and Retrieval -- methods | Database searching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Databases as topic -- Handbooks | Evidence-based medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Systematic reviews (Medical research) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Database searching | Evidence-based medicine | Systematic reviews (Medical research)Genre/Form: Handbooks. | Electronic books. | Handbooks and manuals. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Searching Skills Toolkit : Finding the Evidence.DDC classification: 616.0072 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
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.
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.
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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.

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.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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