Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Literature search using PubMed  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
4S003471
Name of lecturer
Roberto Leone
Coordinator
Roberto Leone
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Corsi elettivi 2° semestre dal Feb 22, 2016 al May 27, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Corsi elettivi 2° semestre

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Learning outcomes

Literature search using PubMed

The purpose of the course is to outline the steps involved in performing a literature search using PubMed database
The course structure is divided into:

• Introduction to databases
• Introduction to literature searching in PubMed
• Search strategies using Medical subject headings (Mesh)
• Free-text searching
• Search strategies using the Boolean operators
• Sample searches
• Checking the results
• Full text retrieval
• Search for clinical queries and clinical trials
• Journals in the NCBI database
• Single citation matcher
• Advanced search
• Introduction to UniVerSe

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016






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