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  • BASIC RESEARCH FOR NURSING STUDENTS: FINDING ARTICLES RELATING TO “TENNIS ELBOW” IN HEALTH SOURCE Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition
  • Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition
    • Objectives
      • Do a simple keyword search.
      • Expand the search with the operator “or”.
      • Add Subject terms to narrow the search.
      • Limit to full text.
      • E-mail articles with APA Style citation.
    • About Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    • The database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from Creative Nursing, Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Journal of Nursing Management, Nursing Ethics, Nursing Forum, Nursing Inquiry, and many more. Description from EBSCOhost)
    • Unlike CINAHL (Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature) subject headings are less specific, originating from the journal publisher.)
    Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition
  • Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition The searcher types in the keyword “tennis elbow”
  • Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition The search returns 122 hits on the results list.
  • Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition To assure that the search captures as many results as possible the proper medical name is added expanding the search with the operator “or”.
  • Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition The result reveals an additional 17 articles found in the database.
  • Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition “ PHYSICAL therapy” from the “Subject“ list in the right hand column is added to the search. The result list is narrowed to 16 articles.
  • Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition The search is then narrowed to “Full text” only articles.
  • Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition The “Full text” option eliminates records that contain citations “article information” only .
  • Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition Add items to be saved, e-mailed or printed to your folder by selecting the “Add to folder” link.
  • Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition Access the folder by following the “Folder” link at the top of the page.
  • Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition Items to be saved, e-mailed or printed must have the box to the right “checked” before the action can be performed.
  • Articles can be sent to any e-mail account along with the “Citation Format” of choice for creating a bibliography. Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition
    • Try this:
      • Search to find articles or article information about treatment for Lou Gehrig’s Disease
      • Use the proper medical terminology to expand your search.
      • Save treatment specific articles and information to a folder.
      • E-mail items to yourself with APA citation format.
      • Print a full-text article with APA citation format included.
    Searching Health Source: Nursing /Academic Edition