Databases

Scope: provide the database name(s); add to records where a database rather than a website or interface is discussed

Appraisal of: Younger P, Boddy K. When is a search not a search? A comparison of searching the AMED complementary health database via EBSCOhost, OVID and DIALOG. Health Info Libr J 2009:26:126-135.

Appraisal of: Katchamart, W., Faulkner A, Feldman B,Tomlinson G, Bombardier C.. PubMed had a higher sensitivity than Ovid-MEDLINE in the search for systematic reviews. J Clin Epidemiol 2011;64: 805-807

Appraisal of: Irvin, E. Does it matter which version of MEDLINE you search?

Appraisal of: Craven J, Jefferies J, Kendrick J, Nicholls D, Boynton J, Frankish R. A comparison of searching the Cochrane library databases via CRD, Ovid and Wiley: implications for systematic searching and information services. Health Info Libr J. 2014

Appraisal of: Allison MM. Comparison of CINAHL® via EBSCOhost®, Ovid®, and ProQuest®. J Electron Res Med Lib. 2006;3:31-50.

Appraisal of: Wood H, Arber, M, Glanville J. Information resources used in published systematic reviews of economic evaluations [poster].

Appraisal of: Golder S, Wright K, Rodgers M. Failure or success of search strategies to identify adverse effects of medical devices: a feasibility study using a systematic review. Syst Rev 2014;3:113.

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Appraisal of: Kahn TJ, Ninomiya H. Changing vocabularies: A guide to help bioethics searchers find relevant literature in National Library of Medicine databases using the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) indexing vocabulary. Kennedy Inst Ethics J 2003; 13

Appraisal of: Fangerau HC. Finding European bioethical literature: An evaluation of the leading abstracting and indexing services. J Med Ethics 2004; 30 (3): 299–303.

Appraisal of: National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature, National Information Resource on Ethics and Human Genetics (Ed). Bioethics searcher’s guide to online information resources. Washington, DC: Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown Universi

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