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Search Strategy Formulation
Creating effective search strategies is made simple with our highly efficient and flexible Search Strategy Formulation. A complex research question can be broken down into a simplified PICO format – (P)opulation (I)ntervention (C)omparison and (O)utcome. We have a team of information specialists, well versed in search strategies, which is dedicated towards performing strategic searches of databases and manage your references.
|Medline®||Contains journal citations and abstracts for bio-medical literature from around the world. This can be accessed through the PubMed® interface.|
|EMBASE®||A comprehensive biomedical and pharmacological bibliographic database of published literature designed to support information managers|
|Cochrane Library||A collection of high-quality, independent evidence to inform health-care decision-making. Six databases are available including the Cochrane database of systematic reviews and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials.|
|CINAHL®||An index of English-language and selected other-language journal articles about nursing, allied health, bio-medicine and health-care|
|PsycINFO||A database of abstracts of literature in behavioral science and mental health|
|AMED||Allied and complementary medicine database focusing on alternative treatments|
|Grey literature||Includes clinical trial registries, clinical study reports from drug manufacturer databases, non-indexed studies and company portals|
We refer one or more databases depending on the nature of molecule(s)/interventions/diseases of your interest and purpose of the literature screening. We also perform manual screening-based search, depending on customer requirements.
|Search Strategy Formulation|
|Zeroing-in search terms||Search iteration||When to stop search?|