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How to carry out a literature search for a systematic review: a practical guide

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Performing an effective literature search to obtain the best available evidence is the basis of any evidence-based discipline, in particular evidence-based medicine. However, with a vast and growing volume of published research available, searching the literature can be challenging. Even when journals are indexed in electronic databases, it can be difficult to identify all relevant studies without an effective search strategy. It is also important to search unpublished literature to reduce pu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1192/bja.2017.3

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Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
BJPsych Advances Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
2
Pages:
74-82
Publication date:
2018-03-01
Acceptance date:
2017-03-01
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EISSN:
2056-4686
ISSN:
2056-4678
Pubs id:
pubs:682355
URN:
uri:9c29e722-1a83-4153-84b0-f4e3bc772848
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uuid:9c29e722-1a83-4153-84b0-f4e3bc772848
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pubs:682355

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