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Searching for Scholarly Journal Articles

Use an electronic databases to search for scholarly journal articles by a specific disease or condition.  Many of the articles included in the electronic databases are full text.

Tips for narrowing your results

  • Limit to the current 5 years.
  • Limit to Review articles.  Review articles gather relevant research on a topic and synthesis it into one article.  A good way to gain an understanding of the research that has been published surrounding that topic


Suggested health databases:

Medical Reference Books