Searching the medical literature on the internet

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The volume of new information being added to the medical literature is expanding quickly. Hence, computer-assisted literature searches frequently are used to assist in patient care and clinical problem solving, including choosing the most appropriate diagnostic tests, properly diagnosing medical conditions, and developing and implementing suitable treatment plans. This article describes techniques for performing more efficient medical literature searches using the PubMed interface of MEDLINE.




Stewart, M. G., Kuppersmith, R. B., & Moore, A. S. (2002, December). Searching the medical literature on the internet. Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America.

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