Quick Answer: Is Embase A Database?

How do you find a systematic review?

CREATING A SYSTEMATIC SEARCH STRATEGYDetermine a clear and focused question.Describe the articles that can answer the question.Decide which key concepts address the different elements of the question.Decide which elements should be used for the best results.Choose an appropriate database and interface to start with.More items…•.

Does embase include PubMed?

An Elsevier database that covers the same subjects as PubMed/MEDLINE, with an additional focus on drugs and pharmacology, medical devices, clinical medicine, and basic science relevant to clinical medicine. Available by subscription through a number of interfaces. FIU provides access to Embase.com.

How do I find an embase database?

To search by keywords in Embase click on Emtree (1) in the drop-down menu under ‘Browse’ in the blue bar at the top of the Embase screen. To find keywords, enter a search term in the Emtree search bar and click on ‘Find Term’ (2). Next you click on one of the displayed options (3).

What’s the difference between PubMed Medline and Embase?

MEDLINE contains more than 26.000 MeSH-terms with 83 subheadings and 213.000 synonyms whereas EMBASE has over 60.000 Emtree-terms (of which more than 30.000 are drug and chemicals) with 78 subheadings (64 are drug subheadings including 47 routes of drug administration) and 260.000 synonyms (over 175.000 drug synonyms).

Why is PubMed a good database?

PubMed delivers a publicly available search interface for MEDLINE as well as other NLM resources, making it the premier source for biomedical literature and one of the most widely accessible resources in the world.

Which is better Scopus or 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.

How do I access embase?

Yes, the library has access to Embase. You can access it via our Library Resources page here. Scroll down until you see the Embase logo and click on it. If you are offsite and have not already logged in, you will be prompted to provide your remote resource access login and password at this time.

Is Google Scholar considered a database?

Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn’t always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions.

Which database is used for systematic review?

Conclusions. We recommend that, regardless of their topic, searches for biomedical systematic reviews should combine Embase, MEDLINE (including electronic publications ahead of print), Web of Science (Core Collection), and Google Scholar (the 200 first relevant references) at minimum.

Is Cinahl a good database?

It is considered that some databases are more useful than others for specific types of review, and CINAHL is generally thought to be a good source to search when conducting a review of qualitative evidence [5–7].

How does PubMed find systematic reviews?

There are two ways of finding systematic reviews using PubMed to do so. One method searches for subject-related information, and then applies the Systematic Reviews filter from the filter list on the left hand side of the screen.

Why is Google Scholar bad?

Three bad things about Google Scholar Author. It will include anything it finds on university web domains, so anyone with access to such a domain can easily game the system. Recently it has started to index stuff on academia.edu, a place without any quality control where anybody can upload anything for dissemination.

Does Cinahl use MeSH terms?

CINAHL uses the (U.S.) National Library of Medicine’s Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). These subject headings are arranged in a hierarchy that enables searching at various levels of detail, from general to very specific terms.

Is MeSH is used for embase database?

MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) are used to index articles and other published information in PubMed/Medline. MeSH terms are used in much the same way as Emtree – to include synonyms and find associated broader and narrower terms.

Why is PubMed better than Google Scholar?

Whereas PubMed searches retrieve published literature from biomedical journals, Google Scholar searches retrieve both published and unpublished literature from a range of disciplines. This may explain the greater overall number of records found per search (median of 1000 for Google Scholar and 148 for PubMed).

Is Cinahl a database?

The CINAHL Database. The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, this database provides indexing for more than 3,075 nursing and allied health journals. CINAHL databases are the most widely-used and respected research tools for nurses, students and allied health professionals around the globe.

Which database is used for literature review?

For the humanities and social sciences the most relevant databases will be Academic Search Complete, JSTOR, ERIC, Sociological Abstracts, PsycInfo, Project Muse .