Is Cinahl credible?
The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) is generally thought to be a good source to search when conducting a review of qualitative evidence.
Is embase free?
What is Embase? Online version of Index Medicus produced by the US National Library of Medicine (NLM). Freely available on the Internet.
Is Scopus the same as PubMed?
PubMed remains an optimal tool in biomedical electronic research. Scopus covers a wider journal range, of help both in keyword searching and citation analysis, but it is currently limited to recent articles (published after 1995) compared with Web of Science.
Is Scopus a medical database?
Multidisciplinary databases for suitable for Public Health topics. Scopus is a multidisciplinary database indexing peer-reviewed research literature, trade publications and book series. Coverage includes science, medicine, the social sciences, and the arts disciplines.
Which database is most popular for public health and medicine?
Databases – Medicine, Sciences, Epidemiology
- PubMed. PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960s to present.
- CINAHL Plus with Full Text.
- EMBASE : Excerpta Medica Database.
- Cochrane Library.
Which is the most important bibliographic medical database?
The Cochrane Collaboration considers these bibliographic databases as the most important sources for reports of trials (Cochrane Handbook, 4.3. 1.1): Medline (via PubMed or Ovid) Embase….Other subject-specific and citation databases include:
- Web of Science.
Which databases should I search?
Of the combinations of two databases, Embase and MEDLINE had the best results (92.8%). Embase and MEDLINE combined with either Google Scholar or Web of Science scored similarly well on overall recall (95.9%).
How do I find a medical database?
Search MEDLINE (or PubMed), preferably using a peer reviewed search strategy per protocol and apply any relevant methodology filters. Search EMBASE (or Scopus) and the Cochrane Central trials register using appropriately reformatted search versions for those databases, and any other online resources.