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Anesthesiology Resources

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Examples of filters in biomedical databases:

Article/Document Types: Review, Randomized Controlled Trial, Practice    
Guideline, etc.
Publication Dates
Ages, etc.
Funding Agencies

Subject Headings

Most databases have controlled vocabulary/subject headings.

Allows focus and precision

For a comprehensive search use keywords, also

Called MeSH in Medline/PubMed

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