You'll find some tips and instructions on how to use the advanced search tools in this database in the images and written instructions below
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If you are unsure of what keywords to use, click on "CINAHL Headings" from the menu at the top of the page as shown below.
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There are many ways to refer to one medical concept. MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) help you find the standard, preferred search words that most databases use to describe concepts. Using MeSH search words helps you improve your searches.
1. Click on the link above.
2. In the search box type: hand washing
3. You will see that hand disinfection is the standard, preferred search word
4. Using this search word specifically as a "subject heading" (not just as a simple search word) will automatically capture all the related words to hand disinfection in your search, such as: hand washing, surgical scrubbing, hand sanitation...etc.
MeSH subject headings are standard terms in the medical information world. Therefore, you can improve your searches in other databases using MeSH terms. Example:
How to Read a Scholarly Article Video Objective:
Source: Western University Library (2012, April 26)
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