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Guba, B. (2008): [Systematic literature search]. WMW: Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift 158 (01-02): pp. 62-69.

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Systematic literature searches in bibliographic
databases are an essential step in constructing
systematic reviews and health technology assessments. The purpose of this kind of search is to identify as many relevant references on a given topic in electronic databases as possible. This article begins with describing the search process and continues with the basics of searching
electronic databases. By delivering insight into the functionalities of databases and possibilities to search them (particularly PubMed), an understanding of potentials and weaknesses of systematic literature searches should be established.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Systematic literature searches, basics, search process, bibliographic online databases
Subjects:X Information sciences
WB Practice of medicine > WB 102 Evidence-based medicine
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