Effective searching requires both knowledge and skills: knowing which databases exist and are likely to be most useful, and how to search them. Many libraries offer training programmes, and tutorials are available on the web. Searching for published research literature in any discipline requires skills and knowledge. Yet the field of palliative care offers its own challenges:
In the following we cover some of the basic principles and strategies. If you are ready to locate evidence resources explore the CareSearch collections and tools for: guidelines, clinical evidence syntheses, systematic reviews, tailored PubMed search filters, and grey literature.
Last updated 07 September 2021