Today you will explore methods that you can use to select the best sources of evidence-based information
By the end of class you will have the skills to construct a literature search in databases such as CINAHL, Medline, ERIC, and PsycInfo
By the end of class you will have an understanding of various search filters and limits in databases that will improve your search results
By the end of class you will have an understanding of ways to search for evidence-based information using keywords such as: evidence based, systematic review, meta analysis, randomized controlled trial
Provides indexing of nursing and allied health literature, including nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses Association, covering topics including medicine, alternative therapies, consumer health, nursing standards, and research instruments. Contents Citations for journal articles, books, nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisual material, and book chapters. Some full-text articles. Coverage: 1981-present.
ERIC contains abstracts, citations, and some full-text of journal articles, research and technical reports, conference proceedings, teaching guides and lesson plans. ERIC covers all aspects of education.