Module introduction

By the end of this module, we hope you will be able to:


  • create an effective search strategy


  • conduct an effective literature search for journal articles using PubMed and other freely available databases


  • keep up to date in your subject by saving your strategy and re-running it to view the latest research


  • edit and update your search strategy to reflect developments in the field, e.g. new drugs or other treatments.



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