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School of Medicine Students: Quick Videos, Critical Appraisal & Synthesis Tools

Liaison guide for the students in the UAB School of Medicine


1.       LHL website tutorial, including SOM research guide (3:12)

2.       Accessing textbooks (2:23)

3.       Conducting an initial search in PubMed (3:20)

4.       Adjusting an initial search to make it accurate and relevant (coming soon)

  • Includes tips on using MeSH, PubMed Search Builder, and benefits of using a Word Document to build search

5.       Synthesizing information using critical appraisal tools (see below)

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