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Health & Medical: Skills and workshops

A collection of information resources and guidance for Health & Medical students


Pages covering specific skills in more depth:

Useful books

Searching for health evidence

A quick overview of the process of searching for evidence for health students.

Structured literature searching

If you are doing a literature review or need to do any other form of structured literature searching, it is essential to have a search strategy. These documents can act as useful templates for your strategy.

This guide is based on the teaching I do for third years. click the hot spots for ideas on how to carry out a successful literature search. Expand to see in more detail.

Understanding articles

If you're not used to reading journal articles, this guide may be a useful starting point.