At the end of this session, learners will be able to understand different approaches used to index the corpus of biomedical knowledge, the use of MeSH subheadings and apply MeSH terms to search strategies, Boolean operators to refine a search strategy, how to compare “recall” and “precision” to “sensitivity” and “positive predictive value,” and where a given scientific manuscript fits on the “evidence pyramid.”
This seminar focuses on medical informatics and was delivered at the Open Medical Institute in Salzburg, Austria, from October 27 – November 2, 2019.
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