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Utilizing the Search Strategy by using Drug Information Resources

Utilizing the Search Strategy by using Drug Information Resources

In this video, Prof. Shawn Chen demonstrates step-wise approaches to using drug information resources.

To begin with, the examples of tertiary literature are many, such as textbooks. Besides, J&C guideline for hypertension and NCC guideline for cancer treatment are good biological literature.

As for secondary literature, the examples include the Cochrane Library, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPA) and indexing platforms (PubMed and MEDLINE).

Ultimately, any published paper that reports original research belongs to primary literature.

In conclusion, there are two significant parts to evaluate data. Evaluate the quality of the information found, and determine if the information closely fits the question.

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Evidence-Based Medicine in Clinical Pharmacy Practice

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