Literature Searching and Information Management
i. to demonstrate the ability to use a variety of search techniques using the PubMed database
ii. to create a MyNCBI account and set up an email alert
iii. to create an EndNote online account to store, manage, and share citations
Search PubMed to find citations to articles that will help you with the following scenarios. Use the spaces below for notes to yourself.
1. Write a review of complications related to anesthesia for laparoscopic surgery.
2. You want to find the current best practices for prevention of nausea and vomiting following laparoscopic surgery.
3. You are asked to prepare a short presentation summarizing the most recent evidence about evaluating a patient's pre-operative cardiac risk for non-cardiac surgery
Find at least THREE recent and relevant citations to articles that will help you with the scenario below. Move the citations to the PubMed Clipboard.
A patient at the hospital has aspirated during induction of anesthesia. You want to find information on the incidence, complications, current treatment recommendations, etc. related to aspiration in order to present this case at M&M conference.
Send your results to your EndNote Basic account.
Use MeSH to focus your results [mh]
Use subheadings to focus your results [sh]
Search the Title or Abstract fields only
Use Filters to narrow your results
Use combinations of MeSH terms and keywords to get focused results (MeSH terms) and new (not-indexed), and non-Medline (never indexed) citations using keywords
Use articles in hand
Web of Science
Other disciplinary databases are available
Google Scholar scholar.google.com
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