Module 5 : Searching With Pubmed

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  • 1. 
    Pubmed is a/an _________
    • A. 

      Journal

    • B. 

      Encyclopedia

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Search engine

  • 2. 
    Using filter is an important skill in searching. Use this term ("itraconazole" AND "amphotericin B" AND "fungal") to perform a search in Pubmed, then limit the result by Clinical Trials (for Article type), by Full text (for Text Availability) and from 01/01/2000 to 01/01/2005 (for Publication dates). Your final result is:
    • A. 

      10-20

    • B. 

      70-90

    • C. 

      1400-1500

    • D. 

      50-70

  • 3. 
    Now, use ONE of Boolean logics (OR/AND/NOT) to combine all articles that satisfy both:- itraconazole AND "amphotericin B" AND fungal- mortalityWhich one of these followings is closest to your results?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      2012

    • C. 

      916940

    • D. 

      359

  • 4. 
    Let's start a simple search. Which one of these numbers closest to your results when you search  ("child care" AND "obesity")?
    • A. 

      2556

    • B. 

      26

    • C. 

      2256

    • D. 

      256

  • 5. 
    Using a filter brings a larger number of artices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    MeSH is the NLM controlled vocabulary thesaurus used for indexing articles for PubMed.So, what does MeSH stand for?
    • A. 

      Measurable Enhancement of the Status of Health

    • B. 

      Medical Subject Headings

    • C. 

      Manager of Environmental Safety and Health

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Now, searching for MeSH. Perform a MeSH search with "abdominal obesity". How many MeSHs you get? Note: Only MeSH accepted
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 8. 
    Pubmed is developed and maintained by National Center for Biotechnology Information 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When performing a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis , searching in Pubmed is enough, because it brings one of the largest number of articles. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    You want to search in New England Journal of Medicine for all the article containing "obesity" in title or abstract. Which search term will you use, and what is the result from this search term?
    • A. 

      Obesity AND nejm ==> Result: 770-790.

    • B. 

      Obesity[all]) AND nejm[all] ==> Result: 2-12

    • C. 

      Obesity[tiab] AND nejm[ta] ==> Result: 360-380.

    • D. 

      Obesity[tw] AND nejm[pt] ==> Result: 0-10

  • 11. 
    "After searching, there is a box where you can see more, see the whole thing about search term." What is the name of that box?
    • A. 

      Find related data

    • B. 

      New feature

    • C. 

      Search Details

    • D. 

      All of the above

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