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Anesthesiology Resources

Filters: Limit Your Search

Examples of filters in biomedical databases:

Article/Document Types: Review, Randomized Controlled Trial, Practice Guideline, etc.
Publication Date
Age
Funding Agencies
Languages

Subject Headings

Most databases have controlled vocabulary/subject headings.

Allows focus and precision

For a comprehensive search use keywords as well

Called MeSH in Medline/PubMed

Boolean Searching

                       

 

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