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1. to probe or investigate.
2. a probe or investigation.
literature search a search intended to create a customized bibliography that treats aspects of a research, scholarly, or topical literature of interest.
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The review of existing online repositories in nursing education and higher education has helped the group understand additional possible and important content to include in the NLN repository--content that would presently enhance the NLN Literature Search Database and subsequently support evidence-based teaching.
The objectives of this projects include: (i) perform a detailed technical literature search on the status of this technology, (ii) perform experiments with Brassica rapa and Brassicajuncea to determine their efficacy in removing heavy metals in a multi-component system from artificially contaminated soil under green house conditions, and (iii) perform experiments with Brassica rapa and Brassicajuncea to determine their efficacy in removing heavy metals in a multi-component system from artificially contaminated water under green house conditions.
To assist metalcasters in better understanding the role of Sb, Cu, Mn, Nb (Cb) and Sn in gray iron production, this article discusses the findings of a literature search and how these elements stabilize the pearlite of gray iron.
Beginning with a literature search and medical record review to determine current practice and patient outcomes, a pathway was developed as a documentation tool and a plan of care.
In even its biggest, the Chemistry Shop, a typical project lasts only about 4 weeks and usually amounts to little more than an intensive state-of-the-art literature search, explains its director, Henk A.
Regardless of format, the four steps to an effective full-text literature search on the Net are:
Searches yield highly relevant documents instead of the long lists of sometimes incomprehensible results offered by other literature search sites.
The researchers performed a literature search of MEDLINE, EMBASE and PsycINFO databases and also manually searched reference lists for original, randomized, controlled trials on animals that examined the association between IVD stem cell transplant and the change of disc height.
Authors from the Boston University School of Medicine and the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine conducted a literature search of several available databases from 1990 through 2012, on the clinical effectiveness of nutritional support, treatment modalities, and methods of delivery in patients with head and neck cancers.
They performed a strategic literature search of PubMed, EMBASE and the Cochrane Library (updated to January 2013) for randomized controlled trials that evaluated the effects of green tea and green tea extract on glucose control and insulin sensitivity.
They address choosing the problem, the literature search, research protocols, ethics, evaluation of data, and publication, while discussing statistical analysis only minimally.
More cases were identified in a literature search, including at least one fatal case (Pharmacotherapy 2006;26:269-76).