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Advanced searching in Medline

Select 'Play' on image below to learn how to:

  • create a PICO concept map
  • conduct a comprehensive search in Medline & CINAHL using both subject headings and keywords.

Table of Contents and Menu available within the tutorial.

This type of searching is also applicable to Embase, PsycINFO & AMED although these databases use different Subject Heading systems with differing functionality.

Further step-by-step instructions:

Find full text

Click on La Trobe's Find Full Text link to get to full text resources held by the Library.  If not successful:

Find full text in Medline

Save & manage your results

Select 'My account' at the top right corner to create your own personalised account to save results, searches and create alerts.

Once you have selected records, look for options to email, print or export.

Print, email, export links

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