Evid Based Spine Care J 2010; 1(1): 9-14
DOI: 10.1055/s-0028-1100887
Science in spine
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Conducting a winning literature search

Erika D. Ecker, Andrea C. Skelly Institution Spectrum Research, Inc., Tacoma, Washington, USA
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06 July 2010 (online)

So what is a „winning literature search”? Simply put, it is one that provides you with the information you need to find the types of articles that will help you with clinical practice or research. Literature searching is a combination of an art and a science. Understanding the basic anatomy and physiology of searching can get you started on finding the information you need.