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Online Searching the Literature 2021

Course Date

Start: 1st January 2021
End: 31st December 2021

Course Location

Parker University
2540 Walnut Hill Lane, Dalls, Texas, United States of America


Course Description

During this course, attendees will learn how to conduct efficient searches for peer-reviewed literature that addresses a particular research topic. The presentation will focus on the use of PubMed with highlights from other free resources. The featured article will introduce attendees to a chiropractic focused systematic review with a focus on the literature search, including limitations and how those limitations could impact the outcomes of the study.

Featured Journal Article:
Parnell-Prevost C, Gleberzon BJ, Carleo B, Anderson K, Cark M, Pohlman KA. Manual Therapy for the Pediatric Population: a Systematic Review. BMC Complementary Altern Med. 2019;19:60.
Course Objectives:
1. Explain the key functions within PubMed to conduct efficient searches.
2. Discuss the impact literature searches on the research question
3. Appraise the featured articles.
4. Describe research question components within the featured articles

Speakers: Chris Malaya & Katie Pohlman

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Course Credits


Course Contact Name

William Smith

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