Three Part Series from AJN on Developing Systematic Review Searches
Aromataris, E., & Pearson, A. (2014). The systematic review: an overview. AJN The American Journal of Nursing, 114(3), 53–58.
Aromataris, E., & Riitano, D. (2014). Systematic reviews: constructing a search strategy and searching for evidence. AJN The American Journal of Nursing, 114(5), 49–56.
Jordan, Z., & McArthur, A. (2014). Developing the review question and
inclusion criteria. AJN The American Journal of Nursing, 114(4),
Evidence-based Literature Searching AJN Series
Stillwell, S., Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B., & Williamson, K. (2010). Evidence-based practice, step by step: asking the clinical question: a key step in evidence-based practice. The American Journal Of Nursing, 110(3), 58-61. Retrieved from MEDLINE with Full Text database. [The 3rd in AJN's EBP series.]
Stillwell, S., Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B., & Williamson, K. (2010). Evidence-based practice, step by step: searching for the evidence. American Journal of Nursing, 110(5), 41-47. [ This article, focusing on the second step of the EPB process 'searching for the evidence' , is the 4th in the AJN EBP series .]
Systematic Review Strategies
Corry, M., While, A., Neenan, K., & Smith, V. (2015). A systematic review of systematic reviews on interventions for caregivers of people with chronic conditions. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71, 718–734. doi:10.1111/jan.12523
Koffel, J.B. (2015). Use of recommended search strategies in systematic reviews and the impact of librarian involvement: A cross-sectional survey of recent authors. PLOS ONE, 10, e0125931. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0125931
Vrabel, M. (2015). Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses. Oncology Nursing Forum, 42(5), 552–554. https://doi.org/10.1188/15.ONF.552-554
Journal of Emergency Nursing has a column/ongoing series about Evidence-Based Practice
Klem, M., & Northcutt, T. (2008). Finding the best evidence, part 2: the basics of literature searches. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 34(2), 151-153.
Finding the Evidence, Part 1: Understanding Electronic Databases Journal of Emergency Nursing 34(1), Feb 2008, 59-60.
Triaging the Evidence Journal of Emergency Nursing 34(4), Aug 2008, 361-362.
Reading and Abstracting the Literature, Part 2 Journal of Emergency Nursing 34(5), Oct 2008, 464-465.
Bernardo, L. M. (2007). Evidence-Based Emergency Nursing Practice: The Journey Begins. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 33(4), 375–376.
More articles on searching:
Waltho, D., Kaur, M. N., Haynes, B., Farrokhyar, F., & Thoma, A. (2015). Users’ guide to the surgical literature: how to perform a high-quality literature search. Canadian Journal of Surgery, 58(5), 349–358.
Lawrence, J. (2007). Techniques for searching the CINAHL database using the EBSCO interface. AORN Journal, 85(4), 779-791.
Hoss, B., & Hanson, D. (2008). Evaluating the evidence: web sites. AORN Journal, 87(1), 124.
Ehrlich-Jones, L., O'Dwyer, L., Stevens, K., & Deutsch, A. (2008). Searching the literature for evidence. Rehabilitation Nursing, 33(4), 163-169.
Lacovara, J. (2008, June). When searching for the evidence, stop using Wikipedia!. MEDSURG Nursing, 17(3), 153-153.
Kleinpell, R., Gawlinski, A., & Burns, S. (2006). Acute care advisor. Searching and critiquing literature essential for acute care NPs. Nurse Practitioner, 31(8), 12-13.
Timmins, F., & McCabe, C. (2005). How to conduct an effective literature search. Nursing Standard, 20(11), 41-47.
Carlock, D., & Anderson, J. (2007). Teaching and assessing the database searching skills of student nurses. Nurse Educator, 32(6), 251-255.