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Healthcare Database Searching
Bedfordshire Health Libraries
COMET Room 1
10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to find accurate and reliable information via 9 Healthcare Databases including CINAHL and MEDLINE. We will discuss formulating a clinical question using search frameworks, which medical database to use for your search and how to input your search with the correct combinations (AND/OR) to receive the most useful results. With plenty of practical time to practice searching with the library team. Laptops will be provided but feel free to bring your own smartphone, laptop or tablet.
This skills session is restricted to the following departments at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: Anaesthetics and Critical Care, Audiology, Bariatrics, Breast Screening, Breast Unit, Cardiology, Care of the Elderly, Chaplaincy, Clinical Audit, Clinical Biochemistry, Cobham Clinic, Dementia Care, Dermatology, Diabetes and Endocrinology, DME, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Emergency Department, Endoscopy, Fertility Services, Fetal Medicine, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynaecology, High Dependency Unit, Histopathology, Imaging, Information, Integrated Community Diabetes Service (ICDS), Integrated COPD Service (ICOPD), Macmillan Cancer Unit, Maternity, Medical Education, Medical Education, Midwifery, Neonatology, Neurology, Neurophysiology, NICU, Nutrition and Dietetics, Obstetrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Occupational Therapy, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Oral and Maxillofacial, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Pain Services, Palliative Care, Pathology, Pharmacy, Phlebotomy, Physiotherapy, Radiology , Research and Development, Respiratory, Rheumatology, Sexual Health, Stoma Care, Stroke, Students, Switchboard, Theatres, Training and Development, Trauma & Orthopaedics , Urology.
This skills session is restricted to the following departments at Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group: Commissioning, GP.
This skills session is restricted to the following departments at Keech Hospice Care: Palliative Care.
This skills session is restricted to the following departments at Bedford Borough Council Public Health: Public Health.
This skills session is restricted to the following departments at Luton Borough Council Public Health: Public Health.This skills session is restricted to the following jobs:
The following job roles in the group Additional Clinical Services:
ACS Associate Practitioner
ACS Health Care Assistant
ACS Health/Education Advisor
ACS Occupational Therapy Assistant
ACS Physician Assistant
ACS Physiotherapy Assistant
ACS Play Specialist
ACS Pre-reg Pharmacist
ACS Rehabilition Assistant
ACS Support Worker (Health)
ACS Trainee Practitioner
Additional Clinical Services (General)
Admin and Clerical
Allied Health Professionals
Estates and Ancillary
Medical and Dental
Nursing and Midwifery
The following job roles in the group Professional, Scientific and Technical:
APST Clinical Psychologist
APST Laboratory Technician
APST Social Worker
APST Youth Worker
Professional, Scientific and Technical (General)
The following job roles in the group Student:
Student, Physician Associate
Student, Scientific & Technical