Professional & Clinical Information Skills Beyond UM (2)  Patricia F. Anderson, [email_address] March 27, 2007
Sessions <ul><li>Mar. 27: PubMed for Clinicians  </li></ul><ul><li>Mar. 29:  Advanced PubMed (Productivity & Efficiency) (...
Handouts for Today <ul><li>These slides </li></ul><ul><li>FRIAR form </li></ul>
Advanced PubMed - Productivity & Efficiency <ul><li>Using the History function </li></ul><ul><li>Using parentheses to stru...
PubMed
PubMed: History <ul><li>Search one term or concept. </li></ul><ul><li>Search another term or concept. </li></ul><ul><li>Cl...
PubMed: History: What It Can and Can’t Do <ul><li>History display may seem a little confusing until you get used to it. </...
PubMed: History
PubMed: History <ul><li>Concept: BBTD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bbtd </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Baby bottle tooth decay </li><...
PubMed: History <ul><li>Concept: BBTD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Repeated terms: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tooth decay </l...
PubMed: History: Example
PubMed: History: Example <ul><li>Be sure to capitalize AND, OR when combining set numbers. </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to us...
PubMed: History: Example <ul><li>Screenshots show search statements and how they are combined to make a complete search. <...
PubMed: History <ul><li>PROS: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows constructing a complex search by chunking concepts </li></ul></...
PubMed: Using Parentheses <ul><li>Same search done as a single line search statement by using parentheses to group the sam...
PubMed: Using Parentheses <ul><li>For example:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>( (repeated terms)   AND   (combined terms) )   OR (...
PubMed: Using Parentheses <ul><li>For example:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>( ( (repeated terms)   AND   (combined terms) )   OR...
PubMed: Using Parentheses <ul><li>For example:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>( (repeated terms)   AND   (combined terms) )   OR (...
PubMed: Using Parentheses <ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>((caries OR tooth decay) AND (&quot;early childhood&q...
PubMed: Saving Searches: Details
PubMed: Saving Searches: URL
PubMed: Saving Searches: URL
PubMed: Saving Searches: Bookmark or Link <ul><li>When you click on URL, the page with search results appears again, but w...
PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Why MyNCBI? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Save searches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail...
PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Why, and what -- more details. </li></ul>
PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Sign in or register </li></ul>
PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Registering </li></ul>
PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Registering - personal security </li></ul>
PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Completing registration - the captcha </li></ul>
PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Next time, or on a different computer, you’ll need to sign in. </li></ul>
PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>To save your search, go to History, then click on the  search set number that you...
PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Answer a couple questions, then click OK. </li></ul>
PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>It’s saved! </li></ul>
PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Next time you want it, check the box, then click on “What’s New for Selected” </l...
PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Saving your search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows strategy  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
PubMed: RSS <ul><li>What is RSS? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Really Simple Syndication” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why RSS? </li><...
PubMed: RSS <ul><li>Sending to RSS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete your search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Send to” menu  ...
PubMed: RSS: Screenshot <ul><li>Screenshot (what you see when you choose “Send to RSS Feed”) </li></ul>
PubMed: RSS: Choices <ul><li>RSS or E-Mail Alerts? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To use RSS you must use an RSS feed reader -- dif...
PubMed: RSS: How To  <ul><li>Click XML button. (NOTE: some RSS feeds other than PubMed might use other icons.) </li></ul><...
RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Google Reader: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/reader/ </li></ul></ul>...
RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Screenshot </li></ul>
RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Sign in, or create your  account </li></ul>
RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Or test drive …  </li></ul>
RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>The basics: new, add, groups, newest on top …  </li></ul>
RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Upper left corner of screen immediately takes you to all your new items. </li></ul>
RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Tips and tricks displayed on far right. </li></ul>
RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Adding your “subscription” to the feed (in this case, your PubMed search). </li></ul>
RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Read the feed </li></ul>
RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Settings (or “Manage Subscriptions”) </li></ul>
RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Choose options from tabs (defaults to Subscriptions) </li></ul>
RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Group your feeds in folders. </li></ul>
Assignment: <ul><li>Use search topic from last class (or your comp care topic). </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify 2 primary c...
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Advanced PubMed (Productivity & Efficiency): Professional & Clinical Information Skills Beyond UM (2)

  1. 1. Professional & Clinical Information Skills Beyond UM (2) Patricia F. Anderson, [email_address] March 27, 2007
  2. 2. Sessions <ul><li>Mar. 27: PubMed for Clinicians </li></ul><ul><li>Mar. 29: Advanced PubMed (Productivity & Efficiency) (TODAY) </li></ul><ul><li>Apr. 3: Getting Articles: Loansome Doc Etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Apr. 5: Finding the Clinical Internet </li></ul>
  3. 3. Handouts for Today <ul><li>These slides </li></ul><ul><li>FRIAR form </li></ul>
  4. 4. Advanced PubMed - Productivity & Efficiency <ul><li>Using the History function </li></ul><ul><li>Using parentheses to structure a search </li></ul><ul><li>Saving a search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Details - URL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MyNCBI </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create an RSS feed </li></ul>
  5. 5. PubMed
  6. 6. PubMed: History <ul><li>Search one term or concept. </li></ul><ul><li>Search another term or concept. </li></ul><ul><li>Click History tab. </li></ul><ul><li>Combine the two (or more) searches by using the search number with boolean operators. </li></ul><ul><li>The boolean operators (AND, OR or NOT) must be capitalized. </li></ul>
  7. 7. PubMed: History: What It Can and Can’t Do <ul><li>History display may seem a little confusing until you get used to it. </li></ul><ul><li>Search History lost after 8 hours </li></ul><ul><li>All searches shown in reverse chronological order, can use numbers that are not adjacent or in sequence </li></ul><ul><li>Save searches by clicking on # </li></ul><ul><li>Combine searches by number (#) and operator (AND, OR, NOT) </li></ul>
  8. 8. PubMed: History
  9. 9. PubMed: History <ul><li>Concept: BBTD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bbtd </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Baby bottle tooth decay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Early childhood caries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nursing caries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infant tooth decay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bottle caries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Milk caries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Milk bottle caries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Etc. … </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. PubMed: History <ul><li>Concept: BBTD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Repeated terms: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tooth decay </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Caries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Terms combined with repeated terms: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Baby bottle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Early childhood </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nursing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Infant </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Milk </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bottle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unique ‘terms’ representing complete concept </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>BBTD </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ECC </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. PubMed: History: Example
  12. 12. PubMed: History: Example <ul><li>Be sure to capitalize AND, OR when combining set numbers. </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to use the number sign (#) before the numeral. </li></ul>
  13. 13. PubMed: History: Example <ul><li>Screenshots show search statements and how they are combined to make a complete search. </li></ul>
  14. 14. PubMed: History <ul><li>PROS: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows constructing a complex search by chunking concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows mixing and matching concepts to find what works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Final result can be searched in My NCBI </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CONS: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Only works in the current search session </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cannot be saved as a bookmark </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. PubMed: Using Parentheses <ul><li>Same search done as a single line search statement by using parentheses to group the same terms or concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Remember groupings for this concept: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Repeated terms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Combined terms with repeated terms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unique terms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For example: ( ( (repeated terms) AND (combined terms) ) OR unique terms) </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. PubMed: Using Parentheses <ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>( (repeated terms) AND (combined terms) ) OR (unique terms) </li></ul></ul>Image source: Wikimedia Commons: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Venn_diagram_cmyk.svg
  17. 17. PubMed: Using Parentheses <ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>( ( (repeated terms) AND (combined terms) ) OR unique term) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>( (repeated terms) AND (combined terms) ) OR (unique terms) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>((caries OR tooth decay) AND (&quot;early childhood&quot; OR &quot;baby bottle&quot; OR nursing OR &quot;milk bottle&quot; OR infant)) OR (ecc OR bbtd) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>((caries OR tooth decay) AND (&quot;baby bottle&quot; OR nursing OR &quot;milk bottle&quot; OR infant)) OR (“early childhood caries” OR bbtd) </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. PubMed: Using Parentheses <ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>( (repeated terms) AND (combined terms) ) OR (unique terms) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>((caries OR tooth decay) AND (&quot;early childhood&quot; OR &quot;baby bottle&quot; OR nursing OR &quot;milk bottle&quot; OR infant)) OR (ecc OR bbtd) </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. PubMed: Using Parentheses <ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>((caries OR tooth decay) AND (&quot;early childhood&quot; OR &quot;baby bottle&quot; OR nursing OR &quot;milk bottle&quot; OR infant)) OR (ecc OR bbtd) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What did PubMed think this said: </li></ul>
  20. 20. PubMed: Saving Searches: Details
  21. 21. PubMed: Saving Searches: URL
  22. 22. PubMed: Saving Searches: URL
  23. 23. PubMed: Saving Searches: Bookmark or Link <ul><li>When you click on URL, the page with search results appears again, but with a different URL. </li></ul><ul><li>Option 1: Bookmark the page. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You can return to the bookmark at anytime for updated search results. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Option 2: Make a link. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to the location bar in your browser. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlight and copy the URL. Paste this in your web code or email message to share the search. </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Why MyNCBI? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Save searches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail search result updates automatically </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Why, and what -- more details. </li></ul>
  26. 26. PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Sign in or register </li></ul>
  27. 27. PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Registering </li></ul>
  28. 28. PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Registering - personal security </li></ul>
  29. 29. PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Completing registration - the captcha </li></ul>
  30. 30. PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Next time, or on a different computer, you’ll need to sign in. </li></ul>
  31. 31. PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>To save your search, go to History, then click on the search set number that you want to save. </li></ul><ul><li>From the pop-up menu, choose save in MyNCBI. </li></ul>
  32. 32. PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Answer a couple questions, then click OK. </li></ul>
  33. 33. PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>It’s saved! </li></ul>
  34. 34. PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Next time you want it, check the box, then click on “What’s New for Selected” </li></ul>
  35. 35. PubMed: Saving Searches: My NCBI <ul><li>Saving your search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Naming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select e-mail updates and options </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. PubMed: RSS <ul><li>What is RSS? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Really Simple Syndication” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why RSS? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivers content to you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sort of like e-mail, but without spam </li></ul></ul>
  37. 37. PubMed: RSS <ul><li>Sending to RSS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete your search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Send to” menu is on far right </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select “RSS Feed” </li></ul></ul>
  38. 38. PubMed: RSS: Screenshot <ul><li>Screenshot (what you see when you choose “Send to RSS Feed”) </li></ul>
  39. 39. PubMed: RSS: Choices <ul><li>RSS or E-Mail Alerts? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To use RSS you must use an RSS feed reader -- different software than e-mail. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To use e-mail you must save the search in MyNCBI and configure options there. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NOTE: E-mail alerts may be vulnerable to spam blockers as they are updated. </li></ul></ul>
  40. 40. PubMed: RSS: How To <ul><li>Click XML button. (NOTE: some RSS feeds other than PubMed might use other icons.) </li></ul><ul><li>Copy URL to your feed reader. </li></ul><ul><li>NOTE: PubMed RSS feeds not permanent. </li></ul>
  41. 41. RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Google Reader: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/reader/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy, free RSS reader application </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must have or create a Google e-mail account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses a web interface </li></ul></ul>
  42. 42. RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Screenshot </li></ul>
  43. 43. RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Sign in, or create your account </li></ul>
  44. 44. RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Or test drive … </li></ul>
  45. 45. RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>The basics: new, add, groups, newest on top … </li></ul>
  46. 46. RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Upper left corner of screen immediately takes you to all your new items. </li></ul>
  47. 47. RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Tips and tricks displayed on far right. </li></ul>
  48. 48. RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Adding your “subscription” to the feed (in this case, your PubMed search). </li></ul>
  49. 49. RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Read the feed </li></ul>
  50. 50. RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Settings (or “Manage Subscriptions”) </li></ul>
  51. 51. RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Choose options from tabs (defaults to Subscriptions) </li></ul>
  52. 52. RSS Feed Readers: Google Reader <ul><li>Group your feeds in folders. </li></ul>
  53. 53. Assignment: <ul><li>Use search topic from last class (or your comp care topic). </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify 2 primary concepts from that topic. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select 2 or more terms to describe each concept. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construct a ‘complex’ search using either the history function or parentheses. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Save search using either My NCBI or Details-URL. Print screen to turn in. </li></ul><ul><li>Create RSS feed for your search in Google Reader (or RSS tool of your choice). </li></ul>

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