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Start researching any nursing subject here

Starting Point

Step 1:  Think about your topic!  What questions are you trying to answer?

Step 2:  List terms that best represent the main concepts of your topic.

For example: 

  • anabolic steroids
  • athletes drug use
  • diabetes
  • diabetes and children
  • depression and women
  • eating disorders and girls

 

If nothing comes to mind, it is time to do some background research!

keyword strategy

Background Sources

Start with MedlinePlus, by the National Library of Medicine, for a general introduction to many medical topics, often written in a consumer-friendly language. It includes an online medical dictionary, an illustrated encyclopedia, and drug information.

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