The clinical study categories use built-in search filters that will limit retrieval to citations to articles reporting research conducted with specific methodologies, including those that report applied clinical research. To find citations for a specific clinical study category:
Click Clinical Queries from the PubMed homepage or from the advanced search more resources menu.
Enter your search terms in the search box, and then click search.
You may then change the category or scope, if desired.
|If you are researching the clinical aspect of gene therapy for cystic fibrosis, from the Clinical Queries page, select the category “Therapy” and the Scope “Narrow” and enter the following search terms in the search box:|
|cystic fibrosis gene therapy|
In PubMed, systematic reviews cover a broad set of articles that build consensus on biomedical topics and medical genetics find citations related to topics in medical genetics.
Systematic Reviews is available on result sets as a filter under article types, as well as a selection on the Clinical Queries page.
Click Clinical Queries from the PubMed homepage or from the advanced search more resources menu
Enter search terms in the search box, and then click Search.
For medical genetics, change the search topic, if desired.
|If you are researching systematic reviews on inhalation therapy for pneumonia from the Clinical Queries page, enter the following search terms in the search box:|
|inhalation therapy pneumonia|
|To find information on sickle cell anemia and genetic counseling from the Clinical Queries page, enter the following search terms in the search box, and then choose genetic counseling from the topic menu:|
|sickle cell anemia|
PubMed search results are displayed in a summary format, see the anatomy of search results page below.
Citations are initially displayed 20 items per page with the most recently entered citations displayed first.
You can mouseover a journal’s title abbreviation to display the full journal name.
Anatomy of the Summary Results
Identify the key concepts for your search.
Enter the terms (or key concepts) in the search box.
Suggestions will display as you type your search terms. Click Turn off to temporarily disable the autocomplete feature. The autocomplete feature is based on PubMed query log analysis described in “Finding Query Suggestions for PubMed.”
Click Search. Click here to run this search in PubMed.
|What role does pain have in sleep disorders?|
|The key concepts are:|
Enter the journal name or abbreviation in the search box.
|To search for articles about drosophila in the journal Molecular Biology of the Cell enter the following in the search box:|
|molecular biology of the cell drosophila|
Click Advanced to use the search builder, and then select Journal from the All Fields menu.The journal search box includes an autocomplete feature.
Enter the information in the search box and the PubMed citation sensor will automatically analyze the search for citation information.
Alternatively, use the Single Citation Matcher to find citations with a fill-in-the-blank format:
Click Single Citation Matcher from the PubMed homepage.
Enter the information you have in the fill-in-the-blank boxes.
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