Clinical Epidemiology: How to Do Clinical Practice Research by R. Brian Haynes, David L. Sackett OC MD FRSC FRCP (Canad,

By R. Brian Haynes, David L. Sackett OC MD FRSC FRCP (Canad, Gordon H. Guyatt MD MSc FRCPC FACCP, Peter Tugwell

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Tw. pt. mp,pt. xs. 98 69 a To use these strategies in Ovid, include the clinical topic terms for your search as one line, then click “limit” at the top of the search screen, go to the “Clinical Queries” box, and select the appropriate strategy. You can also “do it yourself” by typing the appropriate strategy from this table on a second line, then put “1 AND 2” on the third line. • • false-positive retrievals—the more sensitive the strategy, the more good (true positive) and bad (false positive) articles it will retrieve.

Brian Haynes, David L. Sackett, Gordon H. Guyatt, and Peter Tugwell. Clinical Epidemiology: How to Do Clinical Practice Research. xs” means “therapeutic use as an exploded subheading;” “sh” means subheading. This collection is then “ANDed” with the exhaustive search strategy for retrieving all review articles, as shown in Figure 2–1. cgi), and by adding any additional “text words,” terms that you feel might appear in the text of articles about CDSSs but might not be represented in MeSH. MeSH is rather course-grained and indexing is somewhat inconsistent, so it pays to combine words and abbreviations that you feel authors of articles will use in their titles and abstracts (“free-text” words), including abbreviations.

Finally, observational studies are often the only feasible way of looking for rare or delayed adverse effects of interventions or exposures. ✓ Conduct your literature search. Three steps are needed in the literature search for an SR: search for prior reviews, search for original published articles, and search for unpublished papers. Search for Prior Reviews The literature review for an SR begins with a search for other reviews that match the study question, using search strategies that are highly sensitive for retrieving reviews from electronic bibliographic databases.

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