Assessing bibliographic databases for pancreatic cancer
ASSESSING & COMPARING
CINAHL Complete is the world’s most comprehensive source of
full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text
for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. This
authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used
journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo.
Three panels work in tandem to quickly and clearly organize and display the search
results, and help expand your initial search. In addition to that, two tabs, Reading List
and Presentation, help you save the selected information online for posterior use.
CLINICALKEY ADDITIONAL TYPES OF SEARCH RESULTS FOR PANCREATIC CANCER:
CLINICAL TRIALS: 969
DynaMed is a clinical reference tool intended for physicians and other
health care professionals for use primarily at the point-of-care.
DynaMed contains clinically-organized, evidence-based summaries
and American Hospital Formulary Service (AHFS) drug information
Below is the public website for Medline that does not link to HPD Library subscriptions:
More than 19 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and
life science journals. Citations may include links to full-text articles from
PubMed Central or publisher web sites. It is necessary to use the NSU
PubMed to link to full-text articles using the Find It! button
It is necessary to use the NSU PubMed to link to full-text articles using the
Find It! Button.
MEDLINE (Pubmed) - National Library of Medicine
NLM's provided Version of MEDLINE - Includes Old-MEDLINE and
Outside Tool for NSU Enabled
HOW TO GET FULL -TEXT
from different sources
MEDLINE (Pubmed) - National Library of Medicine: NLM's provided Version of
Outside Tool for NSU Enabled Screen Search:
PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from
MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to fulltext content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
The “pancreatic cancer” search with no filters yielded 67,153.
PUBMED Full-Text Search Results for Pancreatic Cancer: 14,602.
PUBMED Video-Audio Media Search Results for Pancreatic Cancer: 64.
PUBMED Clinical Trial Search Results for Pancreatic Cancer: 2791
PUBMED EVIDENCE-BASED SEARCH (Note: An Evidence-based Type of
Search is not part of PUBMED set of filters in the drop-down box; hence the
need for entering “evidence-based” as a search term together with
PUBMED EVIDENCE-BASED SEARCH RESULTS FOR PANCREATIC CANCER: 198
PUBMED PEER-REVIEWED SEARCH RESULTS FOR Pancreatic Cancer: ?
According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, most journals in PubMed are peer-reviewed. PubMed,
however, has no special filter to limit results to peer-reviewed journals. Using a publication such as Ulrich’s
International Periodicals Directory that can be verified (http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com The database
does provide a filter for journal categories (as seen below).
Illustrated, full-text, evidence-based topic guides provide clinical information on a wide
variety of diseases and disorders including their diagnosis, management and therapy. Also
includes drug information, as well as screening and prevention strategies.
Special top tabs on the search screen consist of the following sections: patient information,
new developments and a list of medical calculators.
The STAYING UP TO DATE infographic section of the database claims that all articles are
evidence-based and reviewed. The number of search results, however, is not displayed.
Convenient three panels make the information clear at first glance showing results and
respective abstracts in addition to the links to the left to further filter the results.
UpToDate Graphics Search Results: Number of results not specified