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Health (Nursing, Medicine, Allied Health)
Guide to research sources and tools for locating health evidence in books, journals, databases.
In addition to the tutorials listed below, which offer additional support with the mechanics of using some of the core health science databases, also see the sub-pages to the left for tips on successfully searching the databases.
This tutorial from the Welch Medical Library at Johns Hopkins details the steps to building a systematic search strategy in PubMed with the building block method, including the use of Boolean operators, truncation, quotations, and field tags.