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Part 1: Structured Approach to Searching the Medical Literature for Knowledge Syntheses

Audience: Graduate students and faculty engaged in health science research

Date: Friday, June 16, 2017

Time: 1:10pm - 3:00pm

Location: Robarts Library, 4th floor electronic classroom

Note: this course may be taken as part of the Graduate Professional Skills Program.

In this hands-on workshop we will:

  • Identify the key differences between systematic reviews, scoping reviews, and literature reviews, as they relate to the search
  • Incorporate tools and resources for proper reporting and management of their review
  • Utilize strategies for turning a research question into a searchable question with inclusion/exclusion criteria
  • Identify databases for their review and explain when to use them
  • Practice using an objective, structured method for developing sensitive search strategies required for knowledge synthesis, utilizing controlled vocabulary, textwords and advanced techniques
  • Apply a structured approach to searching in OVID Medline
Date:
Friday, June 16, 2017
Time:
1:10pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Robarts Library
Campus:
St. George (Downtown) Campus
Categories:
Graduate Professional Skills Program
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