It’s complex & controversial    choosing your medical issue         Is your issue related to      public health, medical e...
Choosing a Medical Issue  What is your medically related issue that hasethical, economic, social & political implications?...
Background InformationTextbooks, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia, Google Scholar or General academic databases            (CQ Rese...
Click on Library                               or go to                          Subject GuidesConnect from Anywhere!    V...
Google Scholar  Edit Scholar Preferences:                                      Connect from                               ...
VPN from off campus   http://vpn.lib.ucdavis.edu
Subject Guides: General Reference Sources & Biological Sciences General or Professional Medicine            CQ ResearcherT...
Web of Knowledge/Science  Search the bibliographies – Who has cited whom?
National Institute of Health (NIH)        http://consensus.nih.gov
http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu
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University Writing Program: exploring a medical issue

  1. 1. It’s complex & controversial choosing your medical issue Is your issue related to public health, medical ethics or research and development… Is there / was there always scientific consensus? Does this medical issue cross different disciplines?
  2. 2. Choosing a Medical Issue What is your medically related issue that hasethical, economic, social & political implications? http://www.procon.org
  3. 3. Background InformationTextbooks, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia, Google Scholar or General academic databases (CQ Researcher, Web of Science, AcademicSearch Complete) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_peptic_ulcer_disease_and_Helicobacter_pylori
  4. 4. Click on Library or go to Subject GuidesConnect from Anywhere! VPN http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu
  5. 5. Google Scholar Edit Scholar Preferences: Connect from Anywhere! University of California Davis California Digital Library VPN OCLC (world’s library catalogs)Now see UC-eLinks links or buttonsTo reach library licensed full texthttp://scholar.google.com
  6. 6. VPN from off campus http://vpn.lib.ucdavis.edu
  7. 7. Subject Guides: General Reference Sources & Biological Sciences General or Professional Medicine CQ ResearcherTry a variety of general & subject specific databases: sociology, law, economics http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/research/subjects/
  8. 8. Web of Knowledge/Science Search the bibliographies – Who has cited whom?
  9. 9. National Institute of Health (NIH) http://consensus.nih.gov
  10. 10. http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu
  11. 11. UC-eLinksLocate article from database – copy & paste citation in selected format
  12. 12. Citation Style: CSE/CBE Annotated Bibliography Lastname A A, Lastname B B, Lastane CC, Lastname, DD. Full Title of Your Original Research Article: no review articles. Journal Title in Full, 2008; volume# (issue#):207-10.About the research The Research Question? Type of Study? Population (if applicable)? Outcomes? Research limitations per the authors? Strengths and weaknesses of authors? Impact of their contribution to the research literature?Your Analysis Any gaps the authors identify? Disagreements that may have arisen in teams of authors? What does each of your sources offer? Why are they in your bibliography?

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