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CINAHL and RefWorks: Tutorial

Planning your search

First, be clear about your topic.  Try writing out the title and breaking this down into key areas, using a template.

Template for planning a search.  Box at top for entering the topic.  Table in centre for breaking the topic into constituent parts: here; treatment, cancer, personalized medicine.  Space under each header for alternative terms: eg, neoplasms for cancer.  Section at end for noting limits: eg age group, publication date, publication type such as review articles.

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