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Evidence-Based Dentistry: Searching EMBASE ™

About Embase

Embase is Elsevier's comprehensive biomedical database covering over 29 million indexed records from international biomedical literature. It is one of the gold standard databases for systematic reviews. It complements PubMed with unique content:

  • Over 2700 journals not indexed on PubMed/MEDLINE, especially from countries outside North America
  • Over 300,000 conference abstracts from 1000 conferences each year (since 2009)
  • EMTREE controlled vocabulary with In-depth drug and medical device indexing

Scroll down this page to see videos and handouts on Quick, Drug and Disease, Device, and Advanced Searches as well as refining result sets.  More help is available here  and in the handouts below each video.

Embase Quick Start

Learn how to get started with Embase by watching the video and/or downloading the handout below.

Refining Results

Watch the video below to learn how focus your search with subheadings and filters and/or download the handout refining result sets

Drug and Disease Searches

Learn to design sophisticated drug and disease searches by watching the video below, and/or download the handout on using different Embase search forms.

Advanced Searches

Learn how to do non-drug and disease (advanced) searches in the video below and/or download the handout on searching with EMTREE.

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