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Useful websites Make these bookmarks/favorites:
Skills to begin developing or improving today Performing searches in medical databases, individual journals, and Google Scholar. This session will be hands-on!
MEDLINE(Access via PubMed or OVID)
Why you should … Set up your MyNCBIaccount
Set up your personal OVID account
Select Personal Accounts (upper right corner)
Select “create a new personal account”
Set Up Your Personal Google Account http://uits.arizona.edu/services/catmail
General Search Tips
“Point-of-Care” Databases DynaMed and Micromedex (on ArizonaMed) UpToDate, MDConsult, andStat!Ref(are all available from the QuickLinks at the AHSL site) All resources updated often Evidence-based and unbiased information Some have patient information handouts Each of these has additional unique tools
Evidence Based Medicine Great Tool: AHSL-Developed EBM Search Engine e.g. Cochrane Systematic Reviews e.g. PubMed Clinical Studies e.g. UpTo Date e.g. Textbooks
What is an authoritative website? Who or what organization is the sponsor? How current is its content? Opinion? or facts? Who is the target audience? Is it an official site? Blog? http://www.mlanet.org/resources/userguide.html
Some Free and inexpensive iPhone Medical Apps Davis’s Drug Guide Diagnosaurus Epocrates Eponyms (for students) EyeChart iMurmur Living Medical Textbooks MedCalc Medical Radio Medical Radio Medical Spanish Medscape Micromedex Neuromind New England Journal of Medicine PubMed on Top Lite Radiology 2.0: One night in the ED Skyscape Medical Resources Skyscape: RxDrugs and Outlines in Clinical Medicine (OCM) Speed Bones MD Speed Muscles MD Stat ICD-9 Lite Taber’s Medical Dictionary
Hands on the keyboard please! Contest rules:
5questions, one at a time!!
Winner(s) must get all correct!
All students must complete each question before winner is determined.
Searching for an article in Medline via PubMed Finding articles using PubMed AHSL PubMed Search #1:
Articles are sometimes referenced by their PMID (an assigned unique identifier)
In the search bar of PubMed, type 21219598
What is this article about? What MeSH terms are used to identify it?
Searching for an author in Medline via PubMed Finding authors via PubMed AHSL PubMed Search #2:
Use the Single Citation Matcher in the center column to search for this auth
Search PubMed for Author name “Vadaparampil ST,”
What is the title of the study? What other medical resources might add to your knowledge? Hint: See bottom of screen “+”
Searching for a specific journal article Search #3: Finding a journal: AHSL eJournals Search for the name of the Journal A friend tells you that there is a funny article about pigeons published in Animal Cognition within the last couple of years. What’s the title of this article??
PubMed“Clinical Queries” Search #4 AHSL PubMed Clinical Queries Enter – “breast cancer genetics counseling” In what 3 categories (columns) are the items retrieved?
PubMed “Clinical Queries”
34 Google Scholar Search #5 AHSL Databases Google Scholar
Type - breast cancer genetics counseling psychology
What is the article title, and in what journal is it? Does UA own it?
Only works on campus, via VPN, and with UA Set up in Preferences
Where to find what… Online Databases/indexes: MEDLINE PsycInfo Web of Science UA/AHSL Catalogs AHSL EBM Search Engine Google Scholar To find articles, books, or book chapters ABOUT a topic or a combination of topics Point of care products:
Up to Date
MD Consult/First Consult
AHSL EBM Search Engine
To find answers to clinical questions, practice guidelines, consensus statements, expert opinion, and patient education handoutsabout a topic, condition or procedure
That’s all for us for now… Optional Learning Sessions to come...
Your tasks for the rest of this session Define your CBI personal learning objective(s) Brainstorm potential search terms List database(s) and/or other resources (i.e., Up-to-Date, Dynamed, etc.) are most appropriate to search Perform your search(es) Refine your search in terms of number and relevance of search returns Access abstracts and full text for articles / text from Up-to-Date, Dynamed, etc. Gauge relevance and quality of articles / text from Up-to-Date, Dynamed, etc.