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PubMed Health – systematic reviews

PubMed Health is a National Library of Medicine resource for patients and clinicians. It focuses on what works with disease prevention and treatment (clinical effectiveness). It searches PubMed for systematic reviews, but also contains executive summaries of those systematic reviews. Executive summaries highlight the findings of systematic reviews in an easy to read form; they cut to the chase, so to speak. PubMed Health contents include DARE (Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects) reviews, clinical guides, and a list of...

A New Benefit to using My NCBI (PubMed Account)

Just like in CINAHL, you can create an account in PubMed in which you can save citations or searches.¬† The “portal” into personal accounts is called My NCBI. You can create an account by clicking the My NCBI link in the top right corner of PubMed. The newest benefit to searching PubMed when signed into your My NCBI account: Recent Activity. PubMed will automatically save your search activity for 6 months. So, that search I assisted a student with back...