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Medicine: Searching CINAHL

A guide to research resources on medicine and health

Searching CINAHL

Once you have identified CINAHL Headings and added them to the search, Search ID#s are established. Search History allows you to combine the Search ID#s or sets to retrieve relevant results. For example, combining the subject headings patient centered care and myocardial infarction retrieves 43 results:

Limiting Results

Search filters on the left side of the screen may be applied to the set to limit the results further. In the example below we took our set of 43 items and reduced it to 20 by selecting academic articles from the recent 10 years. Other filters including subject headings, age, gender, and publication type could also be used to further reduce the set :