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Social Work: Searching

Search Tab

The default basic search allows you to type in keywords or titles. A pull down menu has other options as well. To limit your search by date, review type or status, click on the Search Limits Link:

Managing Searches

The Search Manager allows you to create and combine search strategies. For example, bursitis (set number 1) is combined with elderly (set number 2) and the 11 results are in set number 3:

MESH Headings

The most efficient searches use appropriate medical terminology. For example, to find the medical term for the problem commonly known as frozen shoulder, use the MeSH headings tab: