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Tutorial PubMed: basic module

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Learn how to search on PubMed: basic module

- What is PubMed?
- Before starting your search
- Search operators
- What are MeSH descriptors?
- What is the methodology for an efficient search?
- Search strategy using MeSH
- Search results
- Sending results
- Using limiters (filters)
- Viewing articles
- Exercises
- Other tools

Published in: Health & Medicine
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Tutorial PubMed: basic module

  1. 1. 1   LEARN  HOW  TO   SEARCH  ON   SONIA  GARDIM  &  JULIANA  TAKAHASHI  &  YUKA  SAHEKI    “WANDA  DE  AGUIAR  HORTA”  LIBRARY  –  SCHOOL  OF  NURSING  –  UNIVERSITY  OF  SAO  PAULO   BASIC  MODULE   2014    Transla)on  to  English:  Aline  Goncalves  
  2. 2. 2   WHAT  IS  PUBMED?   DEVELOPED  BY  NATIONAL   LIBRARY  OF  MEDICINE  AND   NATIONAL  CENTER  OF   BIOTECHNOLOGY   INFORMATION   LINKS  TO   FULL-­‐TEXT   BIOMEDICINE   LITERATURE  AND   RELATED  FIELDS   (RECORDS  SINCE  1948)     SEARCH   PORTAL   +  DE  23   MILLION   REFERENCES  
  3. 3. 3   BEFORE  STARTING  YOUR  SEARCH   IT  IS     IMPORTANT     TO  KNOW   ABOUT:    HINT   SEARCH   OPERATORS   MESH   DESCRIPTORS    HINT     1   2  
  4. 4. 4   SEARCH  OPERATORS   DEFINE  THE   RELATIONSHIP   BETWEEN  KEYWORDS   OR  GROUPS  OF   KEYWORDS  DURING   THE  SEARCH  PROCESS   ...   WHAT  ARE   THEY?    HINT  1  
  5. 5. 5   FOOD   HABITS   FOOD   HABITS   food  AND  habits   SEARCH  OPERATORS   AND   FIND   ALL   KEYWORDS   (RETRIEVES   RECORDS   CONTAINING  ALL  THE  SEARCHED  KEYWORDS)  
  6. 6. 6   DISTANCE     EDUCATION   DISTANCE   LEARNING   “distance  educaUon”  OR  “distance  learning"   SEARCH  OPERATORS   OR   FIND  ANY  KEYWORD  (RETRIVES  RECORDS  CONTAINING   ANY  OF  THE  SEARCHED  KEYWORDS)   USE  “  ”     (QUOTATION   MARKS)  FOR   PHRASE     SEARCH  
  7. 7. 7   PREGNANT   WOMEN   DIET   “pregnant  women"  NOT  diet   SEARCH  OPERATORS   NOT   ELIMINATES   RECORDS   THAT   CONTAIN   A   CERTAIN   KEYWORD  
  8. 8. 8  8   ?   ANALY?E  =     ANALYZE  ,  ANALYSE     *   EPIDEM*  =  EPIDEMY,  EPIDEMIC,  EPIDEMIOLOGICAL,   EPIDEMIOLOGY,  ETC.   WILDCARD  OPERATORS   REPLACES   CHARACTER   VARIATIONS   IN   THE   MIDDLE  OF  A  WORD   TRUNCATION   USED  WHEN  SEARCHING  FOR  WORDS  WITH  THE  SAME   ROOT  
  9. 9. 9   WHAT  ARE  MESH  DESCRIPTORS?   STANDARD  TERMINOLOGY     THAT  HELPS  DEFINING     TOPICS  AND  RETRIEVING   RELATED  ARTICLES   DESCRIPTOR  USED  BY  MEDLINE   DATABASE  ON  PUBMED,   DEVELOPED  BY  THE  NATIONAL   LIBRARY  OF  MEDICINE  (USA)    HINT  2   MEDICAL   SUBJECT   HEADINGS  
  10. 10. 10   WHAT  IS  THE   METHODOLOGY   FOR  AN  EFFICIENT   SEARCH?    
  11. 11. 11   FORMULATE  YOUR   SEARCH  QUESTION   IDENTIFY  THE  TOPICS  OF  YOUR   INTEREST  OR  POSSIBLE  KEYWORDS   DEFINE  WHICH   DATABASES  (GENERAL   OR  SPECIFIC)  WOULD   BE  BETTER  FOR  YOUR   SEARCH   VERIFY  WHETHER  THE   DATABASE  MAKES  USE  OF   KEYWORDS  OR  A   CONTROLLED  VOCABULARY   USE  MeSH  TERMINOLOGY  (DESCRIPTOR  USED  BY   MEDLINE  DATABASE  ON  PUBMED)   WHAT  IS  THE   METHODOLOGY   FOR  AN  EFFICIENT   SEARCH?    
  12. 12. 12   SEARCH  STRATEGY   USING    MESH       SELECT     MESH   TYPE  IN  THE   TERM  IN     ENGLISH.     E.G.:  DENGUE   CLICK  TO   SEARCH   dengue   www.pubmed.gov  
  13. 13. 13   CLICK  ON   THE  TERM   SEARCH  STRATEGY   USING    MESH  www.pubmed.gov      
  14. 14. 14   IF  NECESSARY,   SELECT  A   QUALIFIER   AND  CLICK  HERE  TO   ADD  IT  TO  YOUR   SEARCH  STRATEGY   SEARCH  STRATEGY   USING    MESH  www.pubmed.gov  
  15. 15. 15   CLICK  HERE  TO   SEARCH   SEARCH  STRATEGY   USING    MESH  www.pubmed.gov  
  16. 16. 16   SEARCH  RESULTS  www.pubmed.gov   189   RESULTS  
  17. 17. 17   CLICK  HERE  TO:   -­‐  CHOOSE  FORMAT     -­‐  NUMBER  OF  ITEMS  PER  PAGE     -­‐  SORT  ARTICLES   SEARCH  RESULTS  www.pubmed.gov  
  18. 18. 18   SENDING  RESULTS  www.pubmed.gov   SELECT  THE   ARTICLES  YOU   WISH  TO  SEND   AND  CLICK  HERE   TO  SEND  BY                 E-­‐MAIL  
  19. 19. 19   USING  LIMITERS  (FILTERS)  www.pubmed.gov   USE  SOME  FILTERS   TO  REFINE  YOUR   SEARCH  
  20. 20. 20   www.pubmed.gov   IN  THIS  EXAMPLE,   WE  HAVE  USED           3  FILTERS   USING  LIMITERS  (FILTERS)  
  21. 21. 21   www.pubmed.gov   NUMBER  AFTER   FILTER  USE:                             19  ARTICLES   USING  LIMITERS  (FILTERS)  
  22. 22. 22   www.pubmed.gov   .   CLICK  HERE  TO  SEE   FULL-­‐TEXT   VIEWING  ARTICLES  
  23. 23. 23   www.pubmed.gov   AND  THEN   CLICK  HERE   VIEWING  ARTICLES  
  24. 24. 24   www.pubmed.gov   IF  YOU  WANT  TO   SAVE  IN  PDF   FORMAT,  CLICK  HERE   VIEWING  ARTICLES  
  25. 25. 25   EXERCISE  1:  www.pubmed.gov   USING  QUALIFIERS   NURSING  CARE  IN  STROKE  
  26. 26. 26   EXERCISE  1:   www.pubmed.gov   QUALIFIER  (FOUND  ON  MESH)   NURSING  CARE   IN  STROKE   MAIN  TOPIC   HINT  
  27. 27. 27   EXERCISE  1:   www.pubmed.gov   stroke/nursing   NURSING  CARE   IN  STROKE   ANSWER   QUALIFIER  (FOUND  ON  MESH)   MAIN  TOPIC  
  28. 28. 28   EXERCISE  2:  www.pubmed.gov   USING  QUALIFIERS   PSYCHOLOGICAL  ASPECTS  OF   OBESITY  
  29. 29. 29   EXERCISE  2:   www.pubmed.gov   .   QUALIFIER  (FOUND  ON  MESH)   MAIN  TOPIC   PSYCHOLOGICAL  ASPECTS  OF   OBESITY   HINT  
  30. 30. 30   EXERCISE  2:   www.pubmed.gov   obesity/psychology   PSYCHOLOGICAL  ASPECTS  OF   OBESITY   MAIN  TOPIC   QUALIFIER  (FOUND  ON  MESH)   ANSWER  
  31. 31. 31   EXERCISE  3:  www.pubmed.gov   USING  SEARCH   OPERATORS   SINUSITIS  TREATMENT  WITH   AMOXICILLIN  
  32. 32. 32   EXERCISE  3:   www.pubmed.gov   QUALIFIER  (FOUND  ON  MESH)   MAIN  TOPIC   SINUSITIS  TREATMENT  WITH   AMOXICILLIN   MAIN  TOPIC   SEARCH   OPERATOR   AND   HINT  
  33. 33. 33   EXERCISE  3:     www.pubmed.gov   sinusiUs/drug  therapy  AND  amoxicillin   ANSWER   MAIN  TOPIC   SINUSITIS  TREATMENT  WITH   AMOXICILLIN   QUALIFIER  (FOUND  ON  MESH)   MAIN  TOPIC   SEARCH   OPERATOR   AND  
  34. 34. 34   EXERCISE  4:  www.pubmed.gov   USING  SEARCH   OPERATORS   SINUSITIS  TREATMENT   WITHOUT  AMOXICILLIN  
  35. 35. 35   EXERCISE  4:  www.pubmed.gov   SINUSITIS  TREATMENT   WITHOUT  AMOXICILLIN   QUALIFIER  (FOUND  ON  MESH)  MAIN  TOPIC   MAIN  TOPIC   SEARCH   OPERATOR   NOT   HINT  
  36. 36. 36   EXERCISE  4:  www.pubmed.gov   SINUSITIS  TREATMENT   WITHOUT  AMOXICILLIN   QUALIFIER  (FOUND  ON  MESH)  MAIN  TOPIC   MAIN  TOPIC   SEARCH   OPERATOR   NOT   sinusiUs/drug  therapy  NOT  amoxicillin   ANSWER  
  37. 37. 37   OTHER  TOOLS  www.pubmed.gov   ON     PUBMED   DON’T  KNOW                     THE  COMPLETE   REFERENCE  FOR     AN  ARTICLE?         SEARCH  HERE!  
  38. 38. 38   55-­‐11-­‐30617524   55-­‐11-­‐30617525   SONIA  GARDIM  &  JULIANA  TAKAHASHI  &  YUKA  SAHEKI    “WANDA  DE  AGUIAR  HORTA”  LIBRARY  –  SCHOOL  OF  NURSING  –  UNIVERSITY  OF  SAO  PAULO   bibee@usp.br    TranslaUon  to  English:  Aline  Goncalves   QUESTIONS?   ASK  A  LIBRARIAN  

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